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.
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.
The RADIANCE Study
Are you struggling to control your blood pressure? Are you 18-75 years old? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a research study to help find out if the investigational Paradise® Renal Denervation System can safely lower blood pressure and reduce your need for blood pressure medications.
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.
Strategies to Promote Resiliency (SPRY) Study
Are you planning to have elective surgery at UPMC? Are you 60 years of age or older and do not have diabetes? You may be able to participate in a research study to find out if the drug metformin results in fewer complications and better outcomes after surgery. Compensation is provided.
Resistant Hypertension MRI Study
Are you taking a diuretic and at least 2 other blood pressure medications, but your blood pressure still isn’t lowering? Or, is your blood pressure being controlled on 4 or more blood pressure medications? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a study to help researchers find out how high blood pressure affects the brain. Eligible participants are 35-65 years old. Compensation provided.
Multimodal Connectome Study – Congenital Heart Disease
Are you an adult between ages 18-60 years old who has Congenital Heart Disease? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a study to help researchers determine if differences in how the brain is formed and how it functions can predict behavior variations in different populations. Must be willing and able to undergo MRI scanning. Involves one study visit. Compensation provided.
Brain Development in Unborn Children – Healthy Volunteers
Are you a pregnant woman in your 3rd trimester whose baby is healthy? If so, you and your baby may be able to participate in a research study to help understand brain development. Study involves MRI scans of your baby’s brain and monitoring of your child’s development. Compensation provided.
RESET BP Trial
Do you know your blood pressure? Do you sit too much at work? Men and women ages 21–65 who have a desk job and higher than normal blood pressure (but are not taking blood pressure medication) may be able to participate in a research study to find out if sitting less during the workday can lower blood pressure. Remote visits may be available. Compensation is provided.