paid clinical research studies headerParticipating in research studies either online or in person can help science and yourself.

But it can be difficult to find relevant research studies to participate in.

I have, therefore, put together a list of current available paid clinical research studies as well as other studies so you can easily see if there are any relevant to YOU.

The list will be updated regularly so you do not have to waste your time to search the net for available studies anymore.

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Why participate in research studies?

As you might know, a research study is a scientific way to improve or develop new methods – often within health care.

If we are talking about medical studies, they are designed to answer specific questions on how to prevent, diagnose, or treat diseases and disorders.

Research studies can also be about different topics.

No matter what the topic is, research studies are important because they contribute with new knowledge. Within clinical studies, many ways of treating diseases and disorders would not have been discovered if people had not been willing to participate in studies.

So if there is a specific topic you are very interested in or if you have a certain disorder, it can help develop science in this area.

This can both help yourself immediately and it can also help science and people in the future. This all depends on the exact studies you participate in.

But overall, it can have great benefits for both you and other – in addition to this, some studies even also offer to pay you a nice compensation but more about that later.

What kind of studies can you participate in?

There are many types of research studies you can participate in.

For example, clinical trials where you test new medicines or devices. Other studies use interviews or surveys to understand health or behavior.

Some studies are purely online so you do not even have to commute to participate.

Often you have to live up to certain criteria to participate in studies – if you are participating in a study about diabetes, you can, of course, only participate if you actually have diabetes.

But there is also research that is more broad – it can, for example, be studies for dog owners and similar. These are not seen as clinical studies but it is to show you that there are all kinds of studies you can participate in.

And on the list later in this article, I will show you different types so you have a good chance of finding some that are relevant to you.

Most of the studies are for the US but there are also several options for many other countries – this list will make it easy to find the ones in your country.

How much do clinical research studies pay?

Helping with research to keep moving science forward and by giving feedback so companies can improve has benefits on its own.

But by participating in research studies you will often also get compensation – sometimes quite a lot depending on the study.

Normal paid surveys or smaller studies will usually not pay a lot but will also not take much effort. But it can still give some nice extra cash.

If you participate in bigger clinical trials, you can often actually earn quite good money.

It all depends on the specific study and on how much you have to do. But there are studies that give over $800 for participation.

Most give less, and in general, I think that when it comes to clinical studies, it should not only be because of the money.

The money is a nice extra aspect and definitely worth considering but if it is because you also wish to help with that specific study, it will make more sense.

Going around signing up for different studies is not a way for you to be able to make a living so that should not be the goal. But if you want to participate, the money is definitely nice to get as well for the studies that offer this.

Available research studies (Updated July 2019)

When it comes to research studies, they are often temporary and project based. So there will often be new ones available and projects close all the time.

The list below will, however, regularly be updated. So in case, there are no studies relevant for you at the moment, try again in a few weeks. So make sure to bookmark this page.

So let’s now get to the available research studies. You will be able to quickly see what the topic is, which country/location it is available in, and the approximate compensation you will get for participating.

The list will be in alphabetical order based on the topic of the research study.

Arthritis – Osteoarthritis

arthritis research study iconResearch type: Clinical trial
Available in: Select areas in: USA, Germany, the UK, Ukraine, Poland, Canada (select zips)
Available for: 18+ male and female
Compensation: Up to $850

Short description:
If you have osteoarthritis, you might find that there is a need for better treatment. You can participate in osteoarthritis clinical trials in your local area.

The arthritis research studies are available in several countries – just be aware that they are only available in select areas in the countries mentioned above. You can apply and see if it is available in your area by clicking the button below and choosing your country.

To qualify you must have a diagnosis of osteoarthritis in the knee and/or hip. Otherwise, you need to be healthy without serious concomitant diseases such as Cancer, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, etc.

Be aware that the compensation varies from country to country. In some countries, you will get treatment and transportation as compensation while you in other countries also will get monetary compensation.

Arthritis – Rheumatoid Arthritis

Research type: Clinical trial
Available in: US states: Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas.
Available for: 18+ male and female
Compensation: Up to $625 + care and medication

Short description:
Rheumatoid Arthritis is a painful and crippling form of arthritis that occurs when your immune system attacks the lining of your joints.

Local doctors are looking for people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis to participate in local research studies in the US states mentioned above.

You must have a diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis to qualify and otherwise be healthy without serious concomitant diseases such as Cancer, HIV/AIDS, and Hepatitis.

Autism

Research type: Clinical trial
Available in: US states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Washington
Available for: 18+ male and female
Compensation: Up to $800

Short description:
If you’re an adult with Autism, you may face challenges with your social life, your work, and your family relationships.

If that is the case for you, you can enroll in an Autism paid clinical research study in select areas in the US states mentioned above. The research study will evaluate the effects of study medications on social behavior in adults with Autism. These study medications are not available from your regular doctor.

To be able to sign up, you must have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and not have a history of seizures in the past 6 months.

Chronic Cough

woman coughingResearch type: Clinical trial
Available in: US States: Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Maine, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island, Texas, Virginia, Washington
Available for: 18+ male and female
Compensation: Up to $350 + care and medication

Short description:
Chronic cough is a nagging cough that can last for months/years and can cause a lot of frustration.

In select areas in the US states mentioned above, there are local research studies that are evaluating a study medication for chronic cough that isn’t available from your regular doctor.

To have a chance to participate you need to have had 1 year or more of refractory or unexplained chronic cough and have received appropriate treatment but continued to cough.

Crohn’s Disease

Research type: Clinical trial
Available in: US States: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin
Available for: 18-75 years old male and female
Compensation: Up to $650 + care and medication

Short description:
Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease. In the US states mentioned above, doctors are looking for people who have Crohn’s to participate in research studies.

To participate you must have been diagnosed with Crohn’s disease and have active symptoms like diarrhea, fever, abdominal pain, mouth sores, cramping & you must not have any serious associated diseases like Cancer, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, etc.

If you qualify, the compensation will be up to $650 and you will also get no-cost care from doctors and no-cost study medication.

Depression

Research type: Clinical trial
Available in: US States: Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Washington
Available for: 18-65 male and female
Compensation: Up to $500 + care and medication

Short description:
Depression is an extremely common illness worldwide and experts estimate that 16 million Americans alone will experience a major depressive episode in any given year.

Local area doctors are testing study medications that are not available from your regular doctor in the areas in the US mentioned above.

To qualify, you must have reported having depression and must have been treating depression with antidepressant treatments and otherwise be healthy.

Diabetes (Diet & Exercise)

paid diabetes study iconResearch type: Clinical trial
Available in: US States: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia
Available for: 18+ male and female
Compensation: Up to $750 + care and medication

Short description:
If you have Type 2 diabetes, you are at risk for a range of additional health complications, especially if you are also overweight.

This diabetes study includes local doctors in the US states mentioned above conducting research studies evaluating study medications for adults with Type 2 diabetes and its related health complications.

To qualify for, you must have type 2 diabetes and must be controlling your diabetes with diet and exercise.

Eczema

Research type: Clinical trial
Available in: Canada: Only Quebec + US States: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington
Available for: 18+ male and female
Compensation: Up to $400 + care and medication

Short description:
Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis is not just a cosmetic disease. It is a chronic skin condition that can cause intense pain, itchiness, and skin cracking.

If you suffer from this, you might be able to participate in an Eczema research study in your local area. They are available in select areas in the US states mentioned above and in Canada (only in Quebec and for French-speaking).

To be able to participate, you must have been diagnosed with Eczema for at least a year.

High Cholesterol

Research type: Clinical trial
Available in: US States: Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Utah
Available for: 18+ male and female
Compensation: Up to $750 + care and medication

Short description:
This research study is for people with high cholesterol which can put you at higher risk for heart diseases.

Research studies are carried out locally to evaluate study medicine and these studies are available in select areas in the US states mentioned above.

To qualify you must have High Cholesterol, Hyperlipidemia or High Triglycerides.

Insomnia

Research type: Clinical trial
Available in: UK select areas: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom, London, United Kingdom
Available for: 55+ male and female
Compensation: Study related medicine and care

Short description:
This research study is for people with insomnia.

This is a clinical research study that is testing an investigational study drug for people with insomnia that have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep during the night and/or with waking up too early in the morning.

To participate you must first take a short online survey and will then find out if you qualify.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

irritabel bowelResearch type: Clinical trial
Available in: US States: Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Tennessee
Available for: Female only 18-49 years old
Compensation: Up to $300 + care and medication

Short description:
If you are a female and have irritable bowel syndrome, you might qualify for this clinical trial.

You have to have been diagnosed with IBS with diarrhea or IBS with mixed episodes of diarrhea and constipation. If that is the case, Iocal doctors are evaluating a study medication for IBS that isn’t available from your regular doctor, and you may be eligible to participate.

When applying, you have to make sure to give a valid phone number as it is needed to confirm your registration.

Lupus

Research type: Clinical trial
Available in:
Area 1 – US States: Alabama, California, Connecticut, Florida, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Virginia
Area 2 – US: St Louis, Missouri, Las Vegas, Nevada, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Upland, California
Available for: 18+ male and female
Compensation: Up to $500 + care and medication

Short description:
Lupus is an autoimmune disease that can lead to inflammation and damage to various tissues, including the joints, skin, kidneys, heart, lungs, blood vessels and brain.

There are Lupus paid studies conducted in the US areas mentioned above. Be aware of the area you belong to and click the correct button below to apply for the correct area.

To have a chance to participate you must have been diagnosed with Lupus for at least 6 months. In area 2 you, however, have to have been diagnosed for minimum 1 year.

Men’s Health

mens health study iconResearch type: Clinical trial
Available in: US states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington
Available for: Men only 50+
Compensation: Up to $600

Short description:
If you are a man above 50 and over time have noticed changes in your energy levels, weight gain, depressed mood, slowed metabolism, hair loss, low sex drive and changes in your general sense of well-being, this research study might be for you.

If you have experienced any of the above, you might be able to join a local research study about men’s health if you live in select areas in the US states mentioned above.

To participate you must have been experiencing pain, fatigue, mood changes, weight gain or age-related health concerns.

Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)

Research type: Clinical trial
Available in: UK (select zips), Germany (select zips), Poland (select zips)
Available for: 18-75 male and female
Compensation: Medication cost, travel expenses

Short description:
This is a clinical study is you have Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis also known as NASH, Associated with Diabetes and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). It often accompanies Morbid Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes, and Hypertension.

Be aware that this study is only open to select postal codes in the UK. Local doctors in these areas are conducting research studies and if you are chosen to participate, you may receive clinical trial related medication and advice and you will have your travel expenses covered.

To participate you must have a diagnosis of Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis.

Ulcerative Colitis

Research type: Clinical trial
Available in: Canada (select zips), US (select zips)
Available for: 16-80 years old male and female
Compensation: Up to $700

Short description:
This clinical trial might be for you if you live in Canada and have been diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis which is an Inflammatory Bowel Disease affecting the large intestine.

It is only available in select zip codes in Canada. To see if you qualify, just click the button below and fill out the screener.

The compensation for this research study varies depending on the exact study you qualify for, but it can be all the way up to $700.

Uterine Fibroids/ Endometriosis

Research type: Clinical trial
Available in: US states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia
Available for: Women only 18-50 years old
Compensation: Up to $500

Short description:
Uterine Fibroids are noncancerous growths on the uterus and roughly 35% of women worldwide have Uterine Fibroids.

If you want to participate in health studies on Uterine Fibroids and Endometriosis, then local doctors in the US areas mentioned above are conducting research and you might get to test study medication that is not available from your regular doctor.

This study is for women only. To qualify you must have reports diagnosis of Uterine Fibroids/ Endometriosis and have regular menstrual cycles. You must not be currently pregnant and you should otherwise be healthy.

 

That was a list of some paid research studies you can participate in depending on what type of research study you qualify for. The first step is that you have to apply online through the button above for the relevant study.

Some of them pay quite a lot for participation but no matter what, all of them will contribute to research and in some cases, you will also get the chance to improve your own health condition by participating.

So if you qualify for any of the studies above, apply for them and then you might get accepted. Or if you know any óne they might be relevant for, make sure to send a link to this page for them.

Be aware that research studies change all the time so if there is a study on the list that is suddenly closed that is the reason.

But the list will quite regularly be updated so make sure to bookmark it and come back and check for updates once in a while.

 

If you have any comments or questions, I would love to hear from you in a comment below.

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