Research Study


Study Status: Active-Open to Enrollment

Study Name: Rhythm

Study Focus: Genetics of Obesity


Study Contact: To learn more, please call 1-877-854-8475 or fill out the Contact us form.

Study Purpose: The purpose of this study is to identify people who have a rare genetic cause of obesity. We are currently conducting this genetic screening study to possibly identify people that may have rare genetic causes of obesity. Depending on your results, you may be eligible for further assessment of clinical features including: weight, medical history, current hunger and feeding behaviors.

To be enrolled in this study, you must meet certain requirements. You are eligible to participate in one of the following groups if you meet the associated criteria:

  • Adults
  • 18 -30 years of age
  • BMI ‚Č•40 kg/m2

Study Commitment:

  • 1 Screening visit

Study Procedures:

  • Blood collection for DNA analysis

Compensation offered? No

This study is being conducted under the direction of Dr. Steven Smith, MD at 301East Princeton Street, Orlando, Florida 32804.