Participate in Research

At Mass General Brigham, we know the importance of research and innovation, and our patients' role in it.

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Our founding hospitals have a long tradition of medical breakthroughs, from the first use of ether for surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital to the first successful organ transplant at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Almost every treatment, test, drug, or medical device is a result of successful research, dependent on patients like you.

Clinical Trials at Mass General Brigham

You can be part of the next discovery. Innovation relies on people who participate in clinical research. By volunteering, you can honor a friend or family member, you may get early access to new treatments, learn more about your personal health, and you may be compensated for your time.

Visit the clinical trials website to find clinical trials and sign up for weekly e-mails to receive the latest information about our research studies.

Visit Clinical Trials website 


The Biobank is a large research program designed to help researchers learn how people’s health is affected by their genes, lifestyle, and environment. By participating, you can help us better understand, treat, and even prevent the diseases that might affect your health and the health of future generations. We are looking for thousands of participants of all ages and backgrounds.

Join the Biobank today

COVID-19 studies

Researchers across our system are working on COVID-19 projects to help understand this novel virus and the impact on our health. Join the investigation and consider one these opportunities to participate in a COVID-19 study.

Learn more about COVID-19 research studies