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You would undergo a brain scan, some questionnaires and some tests of your mental agility if eligible for BBB-COVID study or cycle on an exercise bike in 'virtual reality' if eligible for BBB-Virtual Reality study. You would need to visit on one occasion taking a total of 2 1/2 hours. The study has been approved by BBB-COVID Brain and Brainstem Basis of COVID-19 Study poster v2.0 13 December 2021 IRAS ID:297314 Ethics ref.: 21/NW/0090

If you are interested in participating, please contact: Luciana Maffei, University of Oxford,

We are looking for

Have you avoided the infection? Have you had COVID-19 in the past but no symptoms now? You could be eligible to take part in BBB-COVID or BBB-VR, research studies assessing the long-term impact of COVID-19 on the brain. We are seeking healthy volunteers who have not had COVID-19 or had it in the past but are symptom free and do not suffer from LONG COVID 19.


Travel and parking expenses would be reimbursed and we will also pay you £20 for participation.