Bipolar Research

Current Studies

Below are short summary of our active studies for which we are recruiting participants. We are working on research in all areas of bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder.

If you have ever experienced any of the following we may have a study for you!

Mania Symptoms include: Depression Symptoms include:
  • Racing thoughts
  • Too much energy
  • Decrease need for sleep
  • Elevated mood with unusual happiness
  • Talking fast
  • Reckless behavior
  • Excessive spending
  • Feeling down and sad
  • Fatigue or loss of energy
  • Loss of interest in activities and friends
  • Thoughts of death or suicide
  • Feelings of worthlessness or guilt
  • Problems with sleep
  • Decreased ability to concentrate

Smoking Cessation Website Usability Study

Needed: Adults with Bipolar Disorder who smoke

What: Study participants will help develop a new website to support people who have bipolar disorder quit smoking.

Who: Adults 18 years of age and older with bipolar disorder may be eligible to participate.

Eligible participants must be:

Pay: You will receive $40 for your participation.

Details: For more information, contact Eileen Grace Fischer at (650) 849-0161 

Participant's rights, questions, contact 1-866-680-2906

Stanford University is currently seeking adults for a bipolar disorder study!

What: We are conducting a study looking at the effects of the medication REMICADE (Infliximab) on currently depressed individuals with bipolar I (BPD I) or bipolar II disorder (BPD II).

Who: You may qualify for this study if you are:

This study will last up to 12 weeks and may earn up to $300 for their time and travel expenses. Participants have a 50% chance of receiving the study drug (Remicade) and a 50% chance of receiving a placebo. 

Details: We are located at 401 Quarry Rd, in Stanford, CA 94305-5401. Please call (650) 723-9392 or email if you are interested in participating in this research.

Stanford University School of Medicine
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Trisha Suppes, M.D., Ph.D.
Victoria E. Cosgrove, Ph.D.

For general information about participants’ rights, contact 1-866-680-2906

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