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Become part of a larger community of volunteers contributing to discoveries that may improve care for you, your family and your community. Enter the requested information above and create a user ID and password. It’s that easy! Your information will be kept in a secure database at UNC-Chapel Hill and will not be shared with anyone other than the researchers you choose to receive it. Then explore the research studies listed on the site and choose one(s) that seem right for you. You can send an email* directly to researchers to let them know you are interested. (*Joining the Conquest and making initial contact with a researcher does not commit you to participating in a study. You may stop at any time for any reason, even if you are participating in a study. More information on volunteer protections.)

By clicking SIGN UP, you are agreeing to join the UNC Research Studies Exchange. You agree that you are age 18 or older and understand that your information will be stored in a database at UNC-Chapel Hill and sent to researchers only at UNC and affiliates. You will receive a quarterly newsletter by email and informational emails from the Join the Conquest from time to time about research activities and opportunities you may be interested in. You can decide to stop receiving the newsletters at any time by contacting can decide end your participation in Join the Conquest at any time by contacting and your information will be removed from the database.

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