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Participate in Research is designed to connect potential volunteers with open research studies. We are looking for volunteers just like you to help answer important questions about cardiovascular health. This page lists cardiovascular studies that may apply to you or someone you know. If you find a study that you’d like to participate in, you can contact the study team with questions or to volunteer. Join us to improve the health of others.

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UW Medicine Regional Heart Center
UW Medicine Vascular Center
UW Medicine

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Regional Vascular Center in Seattle cares for patients with a broad spectrum of circulatory problems involving arteries, veins and the lymphatic system.

Active Studies

Hospice Brain Map Study

Help solve the mysteries of the brain. Help us discover future treatments for brain injury and disease. We still do not fully understand how the human brain works. Much of how our brains function and how the parts are organized remains a mystery. Brains are…

After ICD Shock

The purpose of this study is to determine if a 4 week self-management intervention after a person receives an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) shock, will prevent the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Participant Eligibility Must have: 1) ICD implant 2) received at least 1…

Treatment for Worry and Anxiety in Those with an Acute Cardiac Event

This study is completely online and via smartphone and will last 6 weeks. All participants will receive a digital (app-based) treatment for anxiety and worry and will be asked to use the app for 6-weeks. The study will also involve completing 3 phone calls with…

Golden Age Activity Survey

This research study is a collaboration between the University of Wyoming and the University of Washington. We are asking you to complete this survey because you are over the age of 65 years. The purpose of this survey is to better understand various health behaviors…

Living with a Heart Condition

Heart disease can occur at any age. Someone can be born with a congenital heart condition that is apparent at birth, requiring treatment from an early age. Other individuals can have heart issues develop slowly over time, or suddenly have a heart attack. Because living…