Clinical Trial 5463

Brighton, MA 02135


Study Summary:

The aim of this study is to determine whether certain proteins in the blood related to inflammation and neuroendocrine function can serve as markers of depression. The study involves a single visit for a clinical interview and blood draw and a follow-up phone call 8-12 weeks later.


Qualified Participants Must:

• Be 18-60 years old
• Meet criteria for major depression
• Not meet criteria for another psychiatric illness
• Not be pregnant


Qualified Participants May Receive:

Compensation is $50 for the study visit for individuals who qualify. Additional compensation is provided for the follow-up phone call.


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.