Research Opportunities

Below is a list of current research opportunities for Yale Health members that have been vetted by the Yale Health Research and Education Committee. Visit Clinical Research at Yale for more information. You may prefer opt out of research studies at Yale, for more information visit our Privacy of Your Medical Record & Research page.

Adults

  • Alcohol Abuse Treatment Study: Are you participating in treatment for alcohol abuse and are interested in improving your attention, memory, and problem solving skills? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a research study combining computer-based cognitive training with individual drug counseling. For more information, please contact Andrea Weinstein at 203-932-5711 or email at andrea.weinstein@yale.edu.

  • Traumatic Brain Injury Study: Have you had a traumatic brain injury and are at least 18 years of age? If so you may be eligible to participate in a training research study that will examine the effects of computerized cognitive training on attention, thinking speed, and organization. For more information, please contact Andrea Weinstein at 203-932-5711 or email at andrea.weinstein@yale.edu.  More information is also available at https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02922569

  • Are you a woman concerned about your bladder health? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a research study. For more information about Validation of Bladder Health Instrument for Evaluation in Women (VIEW), please call 203-737-8039.

  • Do you suffer from uncontrolled asthma? Are you between the ages of 18 and 80? You may be eligible to participate in a clinical trial examining the effectiveness of a an anti-TSLP biologic treatment therapy for severe uncontrolled asthma.  or more information about this study , please call or text (203) 500-3808 or email asthma@yale.edu.

  • Do you suffer from moderate to severe asthma? Are you between the ages of 18 and 75? You may be eligible to participate in a clinical trial examining the effectiveness and safety of multiple doses of an oral DP2 receptor antagonist. For more information about this study, please call or text (203) 500-3808 or email asthma@yale.edu.

  • Do you suffer from moderate asthma?  Are you between the ages of 18 and 85? You may be eligible to participate in a study examining the effectiveness and safety of multiple doses of a non-steroidal inhaler. For more information about this study, please call or text (203) 500-3808 or email asthma@yale.edu.

  • If you are an HIV-negative man who has sex with other men, take HIV prevention medication (PrEP), and drink alcohol, you may be eligible to participate in a free and confidential study to discuss your experiences and perspectives regarding alcohol and PrEP use.  Participation entails one interview and a brief written survey. To learn more, please call (475)-441-7030.

  • Are you between the ages of 18 and 30 and have been diagnosed with type I diabetes at least 6 months ago? You may be eligible to participate in a sleep research study. If you are interested in learning more about this study, please call Stephanie Griggs at (413) 455-5999 or email at Stephanie.griggs@yale.edu.

  • Are you a heart failure patient who is having trouble sleeping? You may be eligible to participate in a research study. For more information, please call Sarah Linsky at (203) 240-0122 or email heart.sleep@yale.edu.

  • If you are between the ages of 18 and 85 and have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, obesity, or struggle with your weight, you may be eligible to participate in a variety of research studies. To learn more or see if you are eligible to participate,  call (203) 737-4777 or email diabetes.research@yale.edu or visit the Diabetes Research at Yale website.

  • BE-SMART - Are you between the ages of 16 and 24 and have bipolar disorder? You may be eligible to participate in a research study. Call (203) 737-2507 or (203) 737-2868.

  • Diabetes Live Study - Do you have type 2 diabetes and want to learn more about your diabetes from home? Call (212) 992-9403, or email LiveStudy@nyu.edu.

  • If you or your child (8 years or older) have been recently (within the past week) diagnosed with Lyme Disease, you may be eligible to participate in a confidential study to help researchers learn more about this disease. To learn more or see if you are eligible to participate, please call (203) 444-7958 or (203) 785-7660, or email LymeResearch@yale.edu.

Children

  • Attention Problems in Children Study: Is your child between the ages of 5 and 10 and you think they may have attention problems? If so, they may be eligible to participate in a research study that will test new ways of assessing attention and other thinking abilities. For more information, please contact Andrea Weinstein at 203-932-5711 or email at andrea.weinstein@yale.edu.

  • If you or your child (8 years or older) have been recently (within the past week) diagnosed with Lyme Disease, you may be eligible to participate in a confidential study to help researchers learn more about this disease. To learn more or see if you are eligible to participate, please call (203) 444-7958 or (203) 785-7660, or email LymeResearch@yale.edu.

Pregnancy