About Reproductive and Sexual Health
Reproductive and sexual health is an important issue for many adults of all ages and genders. Common topics of reproductive and sexual health research studies include birth control methods, fertility issues, sexually transmitted infections, and other diseases and disorders that may have an impact on health and wellbeing.
To view research studies for people before, during, and after pregnancy, please visit the Pregnancy and Postpartum Health category.
All of Us Pennsylvania Research Program
You may be able to change the future of medicine. The All of Us PA Research Program is enrolling adults 18 years of age or older. This may be your chance to improve how your children and your children’s children receive medical care.
MyPaTH Story Booth: Amplifying African American Voices and Healthcare Experiences
In follow-up of Black History Month, the Story Booth team is putting a special focus on stories from African American storytellers over the next 90 days. We would like to invite patients, caregivers, and health care providers to share their experiences regarding accessing health care. Your voices can empower change to research, patient-centered care, and most importantly, your community.
MyPaTH Story Booth – COVID-19 Stories
Participants are invited to share how they are maintaining their health during the coronavirus pandemic, or to share what it is like being ill with COVID-19 and/or caring for a loved one who is ill with COVID-19. Participation in this research study involves one 45-minute session that takes place over the phone. Eligible participants must be able to read and understand English.
MyPaTH Story Booth 2.0
Interested in sharing your story about health, illness, or research? Patients and caregivers are needed to participate in a research study to help learn more about topics that are important to you and that may improve health and health care. Participation involves one 45-minute session that takes place over the phone. Eligible participants must be able to read and understand English.
Reproductive Autonomy in the Healthcare Setting - Black patients with Lupus
Are you a Black person currently pregnant or trying to become pregnant? Have you been diagnosed with lupus? You may be able to participate in a research study to explore your thoughts and feelings around your reproductive health. Compensation is provided.
Are you a woman who is looking to use hormonal birth control for at least a year? If so, you may be able to take part in a research study to use an investigational birth control patch. This study involves 7 visits and 9 phone calls over up to 14 months. Compensation is provided.
Decentralized Biobanking "de-bi": An app for tracking research donations
Are you 18 and older and interested what happens to the tumor/tissue/blood you donate for research? This research project is developing an app for those who want to track or learn about their biosample donations and studying patient preferences for feedback about research on their biosamples.
Are you between 18 and 45 and willing to use an investigational vaginal ring? This ring contains 2 drugs, dapivirine and levonorgestrel and is not used to prevent pregnancy in this study.
sIRB Genetic Basis of Female Fertility and Premature Ovarian Failure
Are you a woman with infertility, diminished ovarian reserve, or premature ovarian failure? You may be able to participate in a study that hope to better understand how genetics may influence these issues.