About Us

People get connected to research through ResearchMatch

ResearchMatch is made up of volunteers, researchers, and community collaborators working together to make it easy for you to find the right clinical trial or research study for you or your family.

How do I make a difference through ResearchMatch?

  1. Join, there is no cost and it only takes a few minutes
  2. Create your volunteer profile
  3. Watch for emails about research studies
  4. Respond, you decide to share your info with the researcher

It is always your choice!


Who can join ResearchMatch?

Anyone living in the United States, including Puerto Rico, can join ResearchMatch. People of all ages and backgrounds are welcome. A parent, legal guardian, or caretaker can register a child under 18, or register an adult that may not be able to join on their own.

Researchers also join ResearchMatch and invite you to learn about their studies.

How does ResearchMatch work?

Sign up for free.



Tell us about yourself.
Register IRB approved studies.
Watch for emails from info@researchmatch.org
Search and message de-identified volunteers.
YOU choose to learn more from the researcher.
Inform volunteers who seem like a good fit.

You match!

ResearchMatch brings together volunteers and researchers to discover new treatments for better health.

Why is ResearchMatch Needed?

Make Discoveries Happen — Sooner

Many studies have to end early because there are not enough volunteers. At the same time, people are looking for research studies to join, but may have a hard time finding them. As a result, key questions that may affect a community’s health go unanswered.

Meet some of our researchers

Researchers also join ResearchMatch and invite you to learn about their studies.


Funded by NIH

Initial launch of ResearchMatch with funding from the National Institute of Health



100 participating institutions



100K volunteers registered



Customized trials for each Volunteer



Launch of Spanish ResearchMatch



New Volunteer Dashboard Interface

Be a part of discoveries that change lives.

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