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 want to change the way people get involved in health research
for good.

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.

Tomorrow's answers start with you today!

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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!

Volunteer FAQs

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

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