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Sex-based differences in the neuronal mechanisms of food intake behavior

Primary Objective

This study aims to learn more about how men and women differ in the way their brains respond to food and hunger. It also plans to learn more about how hormones and the menstrual cycle affect these responses.

Study category: Healthy Volunteers

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Description

Participants will: -Complete 2 to 4 MRI scans -Complete food, attention, and mood questionnaires -Complete blood draws for measuring hormones -Receive a free Fitbit

Details
Age

Adult

Eligibility

You may qualify for this study if you: -Are 18-45 years old -Do not have any metal or electronic devices in your body -Are not claustrophobic -Are not currently using hormonal contraceptives

Type of Study

Basic Science

Locations

Outpatient CTRC
University of Colorado Hospital

Principal Investigator
Kristina Legget,  PhD, MA

Kristina Legget, PhD, MA

Study ID

Protocol Number: 19-1148

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