Barnes Lab – How To Become A Research Participant

The Barnes Lab is actively seeking research participants for the following study:

The Impact of Meal Timing on Neurovascular Control in Adults

About the Research Study

The purpose of this study is to investigate how meal timing affects blood pressure and blood flow. Eligible participants must be healthy adults 50-65 years of age and be sedentary or recreationally active.

What Will Participation Involve?

  • Laboratory visits on the UW-Madison campus
  • 5 laboratory visits lasting 1.5 – 4 hours each
  • Questionnaires
  • Blood draws
  • Blood pressure and 24-hour blood pressure monitoring (at home)
  • Blood flow testing
  • 5-to-8-week at-home study intervention

Compensation will be provided for study participants. To learn more about this study, contact Anna Howery at or 608-262-9572.