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For Research Participants

We need volunteers to participate in studies in order to improve the health and wellbeing of our community.  If you are already participating in a research study, please call or email the IRB with any questions 617-358-5372, Your call or email will be kept confidential.

If you want to learn more about research studies at Boston Medical Center or Boston University Medical Campus, you can explore the following resources:

  • Trials Today is a list of studies at Boston Medical Center or Boston University Medical Campus. Please click here to search for studies that match your interests.
  • Research Match is a national research registry that matches researchers with volunteers.
  • is a website with more information about ways to participate in clinical studies all over the country, hosted by a federal agency called the National Institutes of Health.
  • Brochures on participating in research created by the Research Subject Advocacy (RSA) Program serves as a resource to the research community and to research participants. The materials are available in multiple languages, including a research Bill of Rights and brochures about participating in studies.