Paid research study: Liver-brain

Adults older than 40 years of age with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) or pre-diabetes symptoms are invited to participate in a study investigating the effect of diet on brain health and cognition. The purpose of this study is to improve liver and brain health by providing participants with meals from SNAP Kitchen for up to 3 weeks. Participation includes 3-5 study visits over one month. Study visits will involve measures of physical health (e.g. blood pressure, collection of blood, glucose and cholesterol readings), paper tests of cognition, and brain and liver imaging.

Disclaimer— these results are gathered for research purposes only and should not take the place of a medical examination

Study Duration: 3-5 visits to UT over a one month period, including up to 3-weeks of meals provided by SNAP Kitchen

Compensation: up to $150

We are currently recruiting…

- participants older than 40 years of age

- participants with Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) or

- participants with pre-diabetes symptoms

Email ( or call the UT Clinical Neuroscience Lab at (512) 471-7926 if interested!

Sunday, August 20, 2023 at 8:00am

Health Discovery Building (HDB)
1701 Trinity St, Austin TX, 78712

Event Type

Research Opportunities & Studies


College of Liberal Arts, Dell Medical School, College of Natural Sciences

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Staff, Faculty, Alumni, Families, General Public

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