I am an epidemiologist at Brown University and have published on the health benefits of chocolate in pregnancy. We are interested in further pursuing research in this area and are currently trying to plan an NIH-funded clinical trial. Prior to that we'll need to do a Phase II
study to determine feasibility, safety, and identification of a suitable placebo. Do you know of anyone who might be interested in collaborating on finding a suitable placebo (and chocolate bar) for the chocolate trial?