Office of Human Research Protection

Research Participation Information

Welcome to the Research Participant Information section of the Tulane University Human Research Protection Office (HRPO) web site.  The purpose of this section is to provide general information about research to people who are considering entering a research study.  The following information will help you understand what a research study is and what it is not, who conducts research, and why people may choose to participate in research.  

General Information Guide for Research Participants 

Research Participant Brochure



Are you a Research Participant with a Concern or Complaint?

The Tulane HRPO is committed to assuring that all of its research activities involving human subjects are conducted in a way that promotes the rights and welfare of subjects.  If you have any complaints, comments, or concerns, please contact the Tulane University Human Research Protection Program at: or by phone at (504) 988-2665.  You also have the option of filling out the form below:

Concerns and Complaints Form 


Wish to Enroll in a Research Study? 

Please click on the links below to find studies that are currently enrolling participants:

Tulane Clinical Trial Recruitment Registry

Clinical Trials

National Institute of Health Clinical Center 


Cancer Research

National Cancer Institute 


AIDS Research

AIDS Information 

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