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Reproductive & Sexual Health

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 reproductive and sexual health. This page lists reproductive and sexual health 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 Reproductive Care
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University Reproductive Care specializes in offering comprehensive care to men and women trying to conceive a child. Our providers work with couples and individuals to simplify and demystify the process of infertility treatments.

Active Studies

IMAGINE Study: Digital peer support groups to prevent depression in pregnancy and postpartum

The IMAGINE Study aims to understand how digital peer support groups can improve health and emotional well-being for perinatal individuals. We are recruiting participants for interviews and focus groups to gain insight into the design and implementation of this intervention. Participants will participate via Zoom…

Listening to Bisexual Women of Color’s Maternal Healthcare Experiences

Our team of queer and BIPOC researchers is leading this study to explore and understand bisexual women of color’s experiences, preferences, and priorities across maternal healthcare. By sharing your story, you can help bisexual women of color thrive during their maternal healthcare experiences. Participation in…

Usability Study

This study will evaluate a new medical device that has been developed to treat Overactive Bladder, or OAB, a condition characterized by the need to urinate urgently and/or frequently often accompanied by the leakage of urine. The device consists of a flexible silicone rubber ring…

Endometriosis Dietary Study

Active participation in the study is over a 12-week period. All participants will be asked to complete questionnaires online at 4 times during the study period (questionnaires focus on pain and quality of life questions)and are randomized to either a dietary intervention or a control…

HIV reservoir in blood and inflammation in the intestine.

The purpose of this study is to understand whether HIV medications can produce inflammation in the intestine (“your gut”) and affect the size of the HIV reservoir in people living with HIV. There are two study visits: General health assessment and medical history Endoscopy and…

Effects of Testosterone Among Transmasculine Individuals

In the description of this study, the anatomic word ‘vagina’ will be used; however, study participants who do not use this word for their anatomy can let us know what term they would like us to use during the study.The purpose of this study is…

LetSync

This study is designed to help us understand how the use of a mobile app (LetSync) developed for couples can improve HIV healthcare outcomes. We are asking BIPOC couples assigned male at birth and living with HIV to use the app over the 8 month…

Testosterone in Men with Cancer (TEMEC)

The Testosterone in Men with Cancer study is a research study in men, ages 55 and older, who have solid or hematologic (blood) cancer and have received, or are receiving, chemotherapy and/or radiation for their cancer in the past 5 years. The purpose of the…

Designing to Record & Share Menopause Experiences Across Generations

Family history is seen to have important implications in menopause but due to a number of reasons such as family dynamics, death, and the taboo associated with the topic, women are often missing out on this essential information. Past research found people trying to make…

Doxy PEP

The purpose of this study is to understand if taking an antibiotic called doxycycline by mouth as soon as possible after sexual contact without a condom can reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis. The study will also look…

Preeclampsia and later-life heart disease

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in women. Having a prior complicated pregnancy may play a role in the development of cardiovascular disease. One specific complication of interest is preeclampsia, a pregnancy-specific disease presenting with high blood pressure and problems with other major…

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