HealthCare, a non-profit organization, is a leading
biomedical research organization and a principal teaching
affiliate of Harvard Medical School. Brigham and Women’s
Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, the founding
members of Partners HealthCare, continually top the
list of independent hospital recipients of funding
for research from the National Institutes of Health
(NIH) across the country.
research is done to study the human body and learn
about disease—what causes it and how it can be treated
or prevented. By taking part in research studies,
volunteers help researchers contribute to advances
in medical science.
HealthCare conducts over 4000 clinical research studies.
Our Human Research Protections Program (HRPP) ensures
that the rights and welfare of human subjects participating
in research conducted by our investigators are protected.
It also ensures that research at Partners meet the
highest ethical standards and are conducted in compliance
with federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
We invite your questions, comments, concerns, or complaints:
If you have questions, comments, concerns, or complaints about
research at Partners, we would like to hear from you.
may write to us at:
Partners Human Research Office
116 Huntington Avenue, Suite 1002
Boston, MA 02116
Or email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Research volunteer resources
have listed a number of websites providing information
about research at Partners, as well as information
about research in general. The links to these websites
are listed below:
asked questions about volunteering in research
about research at Partners
Active research at Partners