Become a Research Participant

Johns Hopkins researchers partner with groups throughout the state and the nation to conduct many different kinds of health research studies, including clinical trials. Studies may involve participants with specific health conditions as well as healthy volunteers.

If you are considering participating in a study, it may be helpful to view the video below to learn about the Institutional Review Board (IRB).  The IRB oversees all human subject clinical research studies performed at our institute to ensure that they are done ethically and safely.

Informational Video: “What is an IRB?”


  • MyChart Recruitment Messages
  • Find a Research Study
  • Questions to Ask Before Joining a Research Study