Women's Health

  1. Long term birth control research study seeks females 16-45 years old.  This study will examine the safety and effectiveness of an investigational intrauterine system (IUS).  An IUS is a long term, reversible contraceptive method that is placed in your uterus by a clinician.  There are 14 study visits over up to 6 years.  Up to $760 is provided for time and effort.  Call Volunteer for Health at 314-362-1000 to find out more.  (Posted 8/7/2013)
  2. Are you pregnant?  Are you feeling sad, overwhelmed, or depressed?  Dr. Shannon Lenze at Washington University is seeking participants for a research study to test a new talk therapy intervention for pregnant women experiencing depressive symptoms.  This study will last 14-16 months depending on the time of the participant's enrollment.  Up to $180 is provided.  Contact Jennifer at rodgersj@psychiatry.wustl.edu or 314-286-2340. (Posted 8/7/2013)
  3. A Washington University family planning research study seeks participants! This study evaluates a clinical model of family planning including providing birth control, well women visits and STD testing.  Participants must be 14-44 years old and female.  Participation involves 1 study visit and phone interviews.  A $20 gift card is provided at the time of enrollment and a $10 gift card is provided upon completion of every phone survey.  Contact the Contraceptive Choice Center at 314-747-0800. (Posted 7/14/15)  
  4. Premenopausal Women! Do you have a mammogram at Joanne Knight Breast Health Center scheduled? A research study is seeking participants for a study to examine blood levels of three biomarkers & their relationship to breast density. There are 2 study visits that will occur during annual mammogram appointments. Participation includes blood tests & questionnaires. Up to $20 in gift cards is provided. Call 314-747-9842. (Posted 12/17/15)
  5. Women are needed! Washington University seeks participants for a research study to look @ the role of steroid receptors & coregulators in the human endometrium. You may qualify if you are 18-45 years old & have a regular menstrual cycle. There are 2 study visits (up to 1 hour each) & an endometrial biopsy. A $30 gift card is provided for time & effort. Contact Kristina @ cipollak@wudosis.wustl.edu or 314-286-2458. (Posted 7/19/17)
  6. Women! A research study seeks participants to determine which genes are activated in the lining of the uterus during the fertile window in the menstrual cycle. You may qualify if you are 18 - 37 years old & do not have a diagnosis of infertility. There is 1 study visit (20 minutes) w/ a pelvic exam & endometrial biopsy. A $100 gift card (Target) is provided. Contact 314-286-2458 or cipollak@wudosis.wustl.edu. (Posted 8/7/17)
  7. Women! Do you have a contraceptive arm implant? A research study is seeking participants to find a medication that stops bothersome bleeding from the contraceptive arm implant. You may qualify if you have a contraceptive arm implant and are 18 to 45 years old. There are up to 5 study visits. $ 150 to $275 is provided in Target gift cards for time and effort. Contact 314-747-2225 or Caitlin.ashby@wustl.edu. (Posted 9/1/17)