Fecal transplant recruiting on Craigslist

See this Craigslist post for the Boston area: Are you a healthy adult, 18-50 years old? – copied below.  It seems that fecal transplants really are everywhere …

 Are you a healthy adult, 18-50 years old? (Massachusetts General Hospital)

Fecal Microbiota Transplant
Healthy adult volunteers 18-50 years old
Involves donation of stool samples and medical screening
Blood draws, complete medical exam
No medical problems
5-7 out-patient visits at MGH
Compensation up to $700 for completion of study
  • Location: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • it’s NOT ok to contact this poster with services or other commercial interests
Posting ID: 4050676649

Posted: 2013-09-06, 4:04PM EDT

Updated: 2013-09-06, 5:09PM EDT

Author: Jonathan Eisen

I am an evolutionary biologist and a Professor at U. C. Davis. (see my lab site here). My research focuses on the origin of novelty (how new processes and functions originate). To study this I focus on sequencing and analyzing genomes of organisms, especially microbes and using phylogenomic analysis

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