Patient or Research Participant

NUCATS is here to help patients and research participants. If you can't find what you're looking for, please email us

Find potential studies to participate in

To be a volunteer for a Northwestern University clinical trial, please either call 1-855-NU-STUDY or email us at You can also visit the NU Registry and sign up for the research registry of your choice.  For complete information, click here.

To expand your search to clinical trials outside of Northwestern University, please visit and sign up to be contacted by researchers across the nation who think you'll be a good match to their study. Contact NU Institutional Liaison should you have additional questions or require assistance with using ResearchMatch (Ashley Sipocz

Learn more about research in your community

Attend, view slides or listen to the webinar of a Community-Engaged Research seminar.

Read about NUCATS research success stories.