Clinical Trial 47839

New York, NY 10065


Researchers at The Rockefeller University Hospital are seeking to learn more about brown fat – a ‘good fat’ made by the body that may protect us from conditions such as obesity. Researchers are studying the proteins and hormones the body normally releases into the blood when brown fat is stimulated by cold exposure.

Participation includes:

·         Study visit  1 - conducted via telephone or online (<1 hour)

·         Study visit 2 - conducted in-person study at The Rockefeller University (4-5 hours)

·         Wearing a cooling jacket (which feels cold) for 3 hours

·         Blood work, drawn before and after wearing the cooling jacket


- Be between the ages of 18 and 28

- Not be on any medications except for birth control or vitamins

- Be lean, normal weight (BMI between 18.4 and 25) can check your BMI here:

Qualified Participants May Receive:

Compensation is provided 

Clinical trials are medical research studies designed to test the safety and/or effectiveness of new investigational drugs, devices, or treatments in humans. These studies are conducted worldwide for a range of conditions and illnesses. Learn more about clinical research and participating in a study at About Clinical Trials.