The role of study volunteers in clinical research is crucial in the advancement of medicine. Without volunteer participation, new ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat diseases cannot be achieved.

We're Here to Answer Your Questions

Our recruitment staff is available Monday through Friday to answer your questions. If you call outside these hours, leave a message, and your call will be returned. If you are interested in a study for healthy volunteers, please call 919-613-6244. If you are interested in a study for a specific medical condition, please call 919-613-6246.

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Volunteer Registry

If you are interested in being contacted for future research studies when it appears that you may be eligible based on the information you provide us, join our Research Volunteer Registry.

Additionally, you can view our other study opportunities below.

Asthma Patient Registry

The Duke Clinical Research Unit is enrolling people with asthma into the American Lung Association's Asthma Clinical Research Center patient registry. If you have asthma and are interested in becoming involved in ALA-sponsored studies, you may participate in the registry regardless of your smoking status. Registry participants will play a role in furthering medical knowledge about the condition and be notified of any studies they might be qualified to participate in.

For more information

please contact the DCRU at (919) 684-1554 or dcrurecruit@duke.edu.

Investigational Drug for Type 2 Diabetes

Men and women between the ages of 18 and 65 who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes are needed to participate in the study of an investigational drug. The drug is being developed as a potential treatment to possibly improve blood sugar and cholesterol levels.

Participants must be using metformin to treat diabetes. Participation will involve 11 visits to the DCRU, and 2 of these visits will be inpatient admissions. Enrolled participants will receive financial compensation for their time.

For more information

please contact the DCRU at dcrurecruit@duke.edu.