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Find out about current studies in CINN and get involved.

GENESIS:- Predicting Outcomes to Experimental Surgery

GENESIS stands for “Genicular artery embolisation for osteoarthritis of the knee”. This study is a interdisciplinary experiment to investigate the use of ’embolisation’ as a surgical treatment for knee osteoarthritis (OA).

The Gut Brain Axis Study

This project includes two studies, investigating how the gut microbiome influences the brain and behaviour (Study 1) and how taking probiotics that enhance the microbiome affects this relationship (Study 2).

Open to caucasian males 18-50 years of age. For more detailed eligibility criteria, please see the study page.


In the LIMACO study, we are interested in investigating the effects of veggie capsules in improving your efficiency to perform various daily activity tasks. This study is open to healthy adults aged between 60-80 years. For more information, please see the study webpage.

Omega 3 study: Investigating enhancement effects on learning and memory in adolescents aged 13-14 years

This project is investigating the impact of omega 3 supplementation in adolescents aged 13/14 years.

Prevalence of subjective cognitive impairment in healthy older adults

Subjective cognitive imapirment brings many concerned older adults to their GP, however, it is unclear if subjective cognitive impairment is a useful indicator of early changes in memory and thinking that could be related to disorders such as dementia. This study is open to healthy adults aged 50-80 years.

Sugar vs sweetener on the brain’s reward system

We would be grateful to you if you could assist us by participating in our scanning study examining the effects of sugar and sweeteners on the brains reward system.

Open to right-handed males and females. For more detailed eligibility criteria, please see the study page.

Upcoming and future studies

Want to hear about future studies?

Here at CINN we have research happening all the time, on a variety of different topics, and using different methods to measure your brain. If you’re interested in being a participant in our studies, you can sign up to our participant database and we will let you know about future studies you might be eligible for.

The INDIE Study

Intertemporal NeuroDevelopmental InfluEnces in adolescence

Examining the links between physiology, behaviour, and emotion in adolescence. Please visit the study page for more details.

Recently completed studies and studies not currently recruiting

The Art Critic Study

This study completed data collection in Dec 2022.

The HAVEN Study

This study completed data collection for this phase of the project in Dec 2022.

The OYSACO Study

This study completed data collection in Dec 2022