Healthy Kids Needed for a Study on Brain Development!

We are conducting a study on brain development, using MRI to study the structure and function of the brain. There is NO radiation in MRI.

We are looking for healthy families in which the parents and child have not received psychiatric diagnoses. The child should be between the ages of 8-17 years old.

Children will be: 

✓ Paid for their participation 

✓ Given pictures of their brain 

✓ Given a certificate from the University acknowledging their successful time volunteering in research 

✓ Given the gratification of knowing their participation may help other kids who are seriously ill 

If you are interested in participating in this research, please call (210) 450-8362 OR email


Our research

The Research Program at CAARE-BD studies the causes, treatment, and prevention of pediatric bipolar disorder. We work to better understand which children are at-risk for developing the illness and provide early intervention so symptoms do not develop or worsen.  Some of the tools we use to study the disorder are brain imaging using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and genetic sequencing.