Healthy Female Adults: How does the immune system affect emotion?

How does the immune system affect emotion?


This research study will investigate how our mood and behavior changes following injection of lipopolysaccharide (a substance that can cause flu-like symptoms by activating the immune system). Study participants will receive compensation (up to $750) and medical examinations.


You may be eligible to participate in this NIH-funded study conducted at the UCLA Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology if:

-you are a healthy adult between the ages of 25 and 44

-you are biologically female

-you are premenopausal

-you are a non-smoker


Please call (310) 825-8788 for additional information or to complete a 5-10 minute telephone screening interview.