Would you like to participate in an investigational study for people with Depression (MDD)?

We're inviting you to take part in a study for individuals with Depression (MDD) to evaluate the effect of the investigational drug on treating the symptoms associated with Depression (MDD).  All study-related visits, tests, care, and study drug will be provided at no cost. In addition, compensation for study-related travel may be provided. Health insurance is not required to participate.

The study will be evaluating the efficacy of an investigational study drug for Depression (MDD). Volunteers who qualify to take part in the study may receive compensation for time and travel expenses.

You may be able to take part in the Depression Studies if you:

  • have a diagnosis of Depression or Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)
  • are between the ages of 18 and 65
  • are still experiencing symptoms of depression even while on an antidepressant

All study-related care will be provided by a team of medical professionals.

VOLUNTEERS WHO QUALIFY TO TAKE PART IN THE STUDY MAY RECEIVE COMPENSATION FOR STUDY-RELATED TRAVEL.
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What happens if I sign up? We will match you to a research study location in your area that needs volunteers with Depression (MDD) or notify you when one becomes available. The study team will then contact you and you may have the opportunity to participate if qualified.


If you think you might like to participate in the Depression Studies or would like more information, please enter your information below so we can confirm if you may qualify and can contact you about the study. Keep in mind that participation is entirely voluntary. If you do decide to take part in the study, you are free to change your mind about participating at any time.

About Depression

Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is a medical condition that can cause emotional, physical, behavioral and cognitive symptoms.2

It is estimated that depression affects one in every fifteen adults yearly, and one in every six people will experience depression at one point in their lives. Depression can happen to anyone at any time, but usually tends to affect those in their late teens to mid-twenties.3 

Because depression can cause a variety symptoms for different people, it is important to be aware of the signs and signals:

  • Feeling sad
  • Feeling worthless or guilty
  • Changes in sleep pattern
  • Changes in appetite (weight loss or gain unrelated to dieting)
  • Loss of interest or pleasure in activities once enjoyed
  • Thoughts of death or suicide

If you or someone you know may be showing symptoms of depression, seek out professional medical advice for a proper diagnosis.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Clinical Research Study?

A Clinical Research Study (also called a clinical trial) is a medical study that helps to answer important questions about an investigational drug – these may include how well an investigational study drug works for a certain condition. All medications must be tested in clinical research studies before they can be approved and prescribed to patients.

Participation in the Depression Studies will involve visits to a study clinic near your home. 

Those who qualify will receive either the investigational drug or a placebo, as well as all call and study-related medical exams and laboratory tests, all at no cost. Compensation for travel may also be available.

In the Depression Studies, participants will be randomly assigned to a study group. You will receive either the investigational drug or a placebo, depending on the assigned study group. Neither you nor the study team will know which study group you are in, but in the case of an emergency, the study doctor can quickly find out.

Volunteers who qualify to take part in the study may receive compensation for study-related travel. Please discuss this with the study team when they contact you. 

There is no cost to participate in the Depression Studies. If you qualify, all study-related visits, tests, care, and study drug will be provided at no cost.

If you decide to take part, you will receive study-related care throughout the study from a team of experienced doctors and nurses.

The research team will be able to explain more about what the Depression Studies will involve, and it is up to you to decide if you want to take part. Participation in this study is voluntary. Whether or not you decide to participate in this study will not affect your current or future relationships with your doctors. If you decide to participate, you are free to withdraw at any time without affecting those relationships or the care you receive. 

We match you to a study clinic within a close travel distance from your home. If we are not running the study in your area currently, with your permission, we will keep you in our database and reach out once a study clinic in your area becomes available. If, at any time, you decide you no longer want to participate in the study, you can opt out and we will delete your information.

About the Depression Studies

The Depression Studies will include patients with Depression (MDD) and will be conducted at study sites across the globe. All study-related care will be provided by specialty physicians and a dedicated study team.

If you qualify for the study, you will complete visits a study clinic in your area. 

The study will be evaluating the efficacy of an investigational study drug for MDD (Depression). Volunteers who qualify to take part in the study may receive compensation for time and travel expenses.

Who can take part in the Depression Studies?

You may be able to take part in the Depression Studies if you:

  • have a diagnosis of Depression or Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)
  • are between the ages of 18 and 65
  • are still experiencing symptoms of depression even while on an antidepressant

All study-related care will be provided by a team of medical professionals.