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Sex effects on the neurobiology of eating behaviors in Veterans with overweight/obesity

Primary Objective

Veterans are needed for a research study that 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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18 to 52 years


You may qualify for this study if you: - Are a Veteran - Are 18-50 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


Participants will be compensated for their time


Outpatient CTRC
Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center
University of Colorado Hospital

Principal Investigator
Kristina Legget,  PhD, MA

Kristina Legget, PhD, MA

Study ID

Protocol Number: 19-0940

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