Participate in Research

Whether it’s to discover a new treatment or a different way to study a disease, research participants help us find better ways to provide care. Washington University School of Medicine is one of the most respected medical research centers in the world.

Research Participant Registry

To find out if you’re qualified to participate in a School of Medicine study, explore the Research Participant Registry at Volunteer for Health.

Current Study Participants

If you are a current participant in an MIR study, visit our Current Study Participants page for directions to our facilities and other helpful information.

Featured Studies

Neuroimaging of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

This study seeks to understand how the brain recovers from traumatic brain injuries (TBI) using precision brain mapping techniques known as functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI).

Brain Light Laboratory: Ongoing Studies

The Brain Light Lab investigates brain function throughout childhood development. We are enrolling children who are typically developing, who have autism in their family, and who are at risk of developing or have a diagnosis of au…