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Research Goes Red

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Heart disease takes the life of 1 in 3 women.

Participating in research could help change that.

We need your help.

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By joining Research Goes Red, you can:

Active Surveys

Surveys average 5-10 minutes to complete.

Reproductive Health

Help us better understand the complicated intersection between cardiovascular disease and pregnancy by participating in the Reproductive Health Survey. Whether you are pregnant, considering becoming pregnant or have already had children, we would like to hear from you.

Recruitment for the Reproductive Health Survey is made possible in part by a grant from bi3.

Bethesda Inc.'s grants initiative to transform health logo

Top Health Concerns

Share what health concerns you have to help our scientific advisors choose what research questions to study first.

Health Care Experiences and Perceptions

Share your experience with medical professionals and the health care system to help us better understand patient experiences and perceptions.

Active Studies

Predictors of weight change during the menopausal transition using a precision medicine platform: Defining a phenotype

Predictors of weight change during the menopausal transition using a precision medicine platform: Defining a phenotype

Awareness Barriers in Millennial Women

Preventing CVD and Stroke Among Millennial Women: A Dissemination Science and Social Media Approach

Research Goes Red FAQs

What is Research Goes Red?

Research Goes Red aims to empower women to contribute to health research.

Together, we can unlock the power of science to find new ways to treat, beat and prevent heart disease in women. This collaboration unites American Heart Association heart-health experts, patients, loved ones, and Verily with its leading tools and technologies, to make a difference.

Cardiovascular disease continues to be a woman’s greatest health threat, claiming the lives of 1 in 3. That’s a third of our mothers, sisters, daughters, friends, neighbors and loved ones.

In the past, clinical studies haven’t included enough women or analyzed women-specific heart health data. We aim to change these statistics. Together, we can help save the women we love.

How can I participate in research?

Joining Research Goes Red takes three easy steps and less than 15 minutes.

Even better, joining and participating in research can be done from the comfort of your own home.

Visit Research Goes Red and

  1. Set up your account (2 mins)
  2. Consent (5 mins)
  3. Fill out profile (5 mins)

Your participant portal will be updated with new research opportunities and news exclusive to the Research Goes Red community.
You’ll be notified by email as new research surveys and studies open that match your preferences.


Is my data kept secure and private?

The information you provide will be stored in a secure, encrypted database with restricted access. Members of the American Heart Association and Project Baseline team who need to contact you will have access to the contact information you choose to share. We may also share your information with other researchers and partners with your consent.

How will you use my data?

Your data will be used to:

  • Notify you about relevant research opportunities and updates
  • Determine your eligibility for a study, and assist with your enrollment in studies
  • Provide insights about your health
  • Conduct and publish research on health and disease
    • Note: Any personally identifiable information will be removed before publication
  • Build new tools, technologies, products and partnerships related to health and disease
  • Help improve Research Goes Red and Project Baseline overall

How will you protect my data?

We are committed to maintaining high privacy standards and keeping your data safe.

The American Heart Association and Project Baseline follow federal and state regulations governing the collection and use of an individual's data, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Data is stored in advanced systems with best-in-class security and privacy protocols.