Welcome to our research studies page.

As a member of The RISE Registry we can send you LGBTQIA+ related resources and research opportunities in your area. When registering, be sure to include your zip code in your responses.


The RISE Registry has reviewed these research studies to ensure they have been approved by the organization’s Institutional Review Board, and that they align with the mission and vision of The RISE Registry.


Disclaimer: The RISE Registry does not endorse or recommend a specific research study. This is simply for your convenience and is not intended to be a complete list of all research studies.

E2: Sex Hormones & Alzheimer's Disease Prevention Research Study

Atlanta, GA

This two year observational study, conducted by Dr. Whitney Wharton, aims to determine the relationship between blood and brain sex hormones and Alzheimer's disease risk factors during middle age.

Together We Thrive


Are you a Black Woman of Transgender experience who has survived discrimination or violence? Dr. Athena Sherman (Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing) is working on a research study to explore discrimination and mental health among Black transgender women, as well as recruiting participants for a clinical trial to study the impact of a community based intervention to improve mental health among Black transgender women who have survived violence and/or discrimination.

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