Please Note:

All Fenway Health locations, including The Borum, AIDS Action, and The Fenway Institute, are closed Friday, June 18 for the Juneteenth holiday. Saturday services will reopen at 1340 Boylston on June 19 and Fenway will reopen for normal operations on June 21.


Join the Project IMPACT Study Today!

Use meth, crack, or cocaine during sex? Want to possibly improve your mental and sexual health?


Join the Mosaico Study!

Be part of this groundbreaking,
international HIV vaccine study.


Join the LITE Plus Study

Are you a transgender woman of color? We want to hear from you.


Join the COMPARE Study

Help create an app to help men who have sex with men better understand and manage their sexual health.


Currently Enrolling

The Fenway Institute (TFI) is always looking for community members who want to make a difference in LGBTQI+ health and wellness by participating in research. A list of studies that are currently recruiting is posted below. If you are interested in learning more, or want to find out if you may be eligible to participate, please fill out this form or contact TFI directly at 617.927.6450

If you have any questions about privacy protection or your rights as a research participant, you may contact The Manager of Research Integrity and Compliance at 617.927.6031. The Manger of Research Integrity and Compliance can put you in touch with the Fenway Health Institutional Review Board.

HIV Antibody Study

Study tests the tolerability, safety, and the immune system’s response to combinations of experimental HIV antibodies.

Prevent COVID U

Prevent COVID U

This study is testing the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines on college campuses.

Positive STEPS

Positive STEPS

This study seeks to help young people adhere to their HIV medication regimen.

083-01 Study

Injectable PrEP for Youth

A study to test a new form of PrEP. Own your sex life. Get PrEPared!

LifeSteps for PrEP for Youth

On PrEP? Interested in PrEP?

Two Standing Men Posing Beside Wooden Wall


Seeks to help young Black MSM get on & stay on PrEP.



Explores the use of technology to help young people better understand and manage their sexual health.

TechStep Study


Remote study! Are you trans or gender non-conforming? Want to improve your sexual health?

Lifesteps Study

LifeSteps PrEP Adherence

Need help staying on top of your PrEP? We're researching new ways to help!

LITE Plus Study


Are you a Black or Latinx trans woman? Help us learn more about your health and wellbeing.



The MOSAICO study is testing the efficacy of an HIV vaccine.

Project Matter

Project Matter

HIV+? Are you a man who has sex with men? Help us learn about & reduce barriers to your HIV care.



Using substances? Interested in 3 free months of PrEP? We're testing a new way improve adherence to PrEP.

Project Impact

Project IMPACT

Use meth, crack, or cocaine during sex? Want to possibly improve your mental and sexual health?

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PrEP @ Home

Test a new mobile app designed to help people using PrEP, take control of their sexual health.

Studies for Black & Latinx Transgender Women

Studies for Black & Latinx Transgender Women

Paid research opportunities for Black and Latinx transgender women living with HIV are available.



Help us learn how life experiences affect our health and our community.

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Help test digital enabled PrEP (DigiPrEP) to measure PrEP adherence in MSM.

Project QUIT

Project QUIT

Living with HIV/AIDS? Smoke daily? Join this skills-based program to quit smoking.



Help us learn how to protect people from HIV after possible exposure with Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP).

Watch the videos below to learn about COVID-19 research at The Fenway Institute

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Active Studies

While the studies listed here are still open, we are no longer enrolling new participants.

Closed Studies

These studies are closed.