Be heard. Make a difference. Participate in research.

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Every day researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago are exploring new ideas aimed at preventing, treating or curing disease and improving our ability to live longer, healthier lives.

Unfortunately there is a very real shortage of research volunteers whose participation in studies could help move these potentially life-changing ideas into the clinics and hospital where they might benefit patients.

Because it can be difficult for people to find studies that fit their needs, and for researchers to find people who fit their studies, the University of Illinois at Chicago launched the UI Health Research Registry.

We invite you to learn more about this research matchmaking portal and how it can help you make a difference in the lives of others and the health of our communities.

We want to create a healthier future by changing the way people get involved in research. Be heard, make a difference and learn more about participating in research today.

Getting Started

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Step 1: SEARCH FOR STUDIES

Visit go.uic.edu/healthresearch to search for open research studies at UIC.

Step 2: SHOW INTEREST

Show interest in a study you think you are a good match for.

Step 3: COMMUNICATE

Securely communicate with study teams from within the portal.

Step 4: PARTICIPATE

Become a UIC Health Research Volunteer!

I'm Ready to Make a Difference

Volunteer FAQs

Learn more about the research process and understand your rights as a participant.

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