Aging & Geriatrics


Open Research Studies

  • Researchers invite volunteers to participate in a research study about providing caregiver support through a telehealth program called Harmony at H.O.M.E (Help Online Modifying the Environment).
  • Researchers invite you to participate in a study about how circadian rhythms and diet affect body weight and metabolism in postmenopausal women.
  • Researchers at the University of Kentucky are inviting you to participate in a

  • Researchers invite you to join a study developing a mind body program specifically for those with knee osteoarthritis and feelings of depression or anxiety.
  • Researchers are investigating a cell therapy to modify progression of motor and/or cognitive impairment in people with Parkinson's disease. You may be eligible if you are between the ages of 40-75 and are a candidate for deep brain stimulation surgery.
  • Researchers are conducting a study to investigate ways to prevent diabetes or obesity. You may be eligible if you are between 18-80 years old, have type II diabetes, and take no more than 100 units of insulin per day.
  • Researchers at the University of Kentucky are conducting a research study to investigate the physical and psychological effects of a yoga program for heart failure patients and/or caregivers of heart failure patients who are experiencing depressive symptoms.
  • Researchers at the University of Kentucky are inviting you to participate in a usability research study on a new mobile health app that may play an important role in supporting families to stay connected with the ICU critical care staff during long term hospital stays of patients.
  • A researcher at the University of Kentucky is conducting a study on a new interactive gaming application that may play an important role in improving cognitive function after long term hospital stays in the ICU or chemotherapy.
  • MBC2 employs technology to help you eat better, sleep better, reduce stress and get more exercise. Participants will use a health app, Fitbits, and health coaching to change health behaviors.
  • If you’ve been diagnosed with mild to moderate Parkinson’s disease, researchers at the University of Kentucky invite you to participate in a study about the effects of a rhythmic exercise program, Drums Alive, on your physical performance and quality of life.
  • Researchers at the University of Kentucky want to determine whether the “erectile dysfunction drug” Cialis (tadalafil) or the “overactive-bladder drug” Myrbetriq (mirabegron) will improve blood sugar and metabolism.