ResearchMatch is a free participant recruitment and feasibility analysis tool for researchers at participating institutions. This tool is funded by the NIH and offered at no cost to researchers who are conducting health-related research. Click here to learn more about our 166616 volunteers who are currently part of ResearchMatch.
It’s available at no cost.
You do not need IRB approval to register.
You will find a library of resources and points-of-contact at your institution to help you use ResearchMatch.
Click here for step-by-step registration instructions.
ResearchMatch volunteers are registered individuals who are interested in being contacted about research studies that might be a good match for them. Volunteers reside in the US and are of all ages and backgrounds.
After registering and obtaining “recruitment access”, you can search for de-identified volunteers that match your study’s criteria. Next, you will send your IRB-approved contact message to these volunteers through ResearchMatch. If volunteers are interested in learning more, they will release their contact information to you to connect directly with them. Learn more about how ResearchMatch works visiting the FAQ page.
No. Anyone who is authorized to conduct recruitment for an approved study can register with ResearchMatch.
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