Study Information

Purpose of Study

To examine the effects of a probiotic supplement on symptoms of depression.


Milev Laboratory.

Who is Conducting the Study?

Caroline Wallace, PhD student, and the Centre for Neuroscience Studies

Benefits to Participant

Participation in the study will help researchers understand how probiotics affect depressive symptoms.


Providence Care Hospital. Kingston, ON.

Compensation Info

Participants are reimbursed $50 per study visit, and $50 per MRI.

Inclusion/Exclusion Criteria

  1. Adults aged 18-65 in a current episode of depression
  1. You are currently not taking any antidepressent medication

Participant Expectations

At study appointments participants will fill out a questionaire and provide blood and urine samples. They will also undergo 2 MRIs and 3 polysomnograms.

Times Available

Participants are recruited on a rolling basis and study visits are by appointment only. Please contact Caroline via the contact researcher button below and we can coordinate times

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