Research Participation

Public Research ParticipationBe a part of the Solution!

Participating in a clinical trial is a rare opportunity to make an important contribution to humanity. The medical advances we all count on come from medical research. By participating in a clinical trial, you help to improve medical care for everyone – everywhere!

See "Volunteer for Research" for more information.


Our physicians and scientists share success stores about why science matters and how their research has the potential to improve people's everyday lives and their health.

Wash U innovators at the Celebration of Inventors

Beau Ances, MD, PhD - Department of Neurology.  ICTS support:
2010 JIT award on "Neuroimaging Biomarkers of Rapidly Progressive Dementia" with HIU (Ances, PI)
2014 SPIRiT award for "Imagining and Inflammatory Biomarkers in Anti-Retroviral Neuro-Intensification" (Ances, Lead PI among 6 CTSA institutions) 

Gautam Dantas, PhD - Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Molecular Microbiology, and Pathology and Immunology. ICTS support:
2015 FBJH/ICTS Pilot award on “Rapid and Accurate Sequencing-Based Diagnostics for Urinary Tract Infections” (Dantas, PI)

Brian Kim, MD - Department of Medicine-Division of Dermatology. ICTS support:
2015 JIT award on "Immune Regulation of Atopic Dermatitis" with GTAC (Kim, PI)

Indira Mysorekar, MD - Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology. ICTS support:
2015 JIT award on "Placental Microbiome in Preterm Birth" with GTAC (Mysorekar, PI)

Cynthia Rogers, MD - Department of Psychiatry. ICTS support:
2012-15 KL2 Career Development Scholar award (Rogers, Scholar)
2013 JIT award on "Perinatal Behavioral Health Service" with CBMI (Rogers, PI)