Join a Study


Project Name Eligibility Criteria Contact phone/website Contact email address Compensation
HIV Cure Research Strategies Online Survey 18+ years of age; living with HIV and in good health [email protected] $10-25 Amazon gift card
Healthy Divas 18+ years of age, transgender woman, AND living with HIV; must be able to travel to San Francisco

510-519-4606 (call/text)

[email protected]

Up to $520


18+ years of age; HIV seroconcordant or serodiscordant LGBTQI couples, Bay Area [email protected] $180 for each couple per visit
LetSync 18+ years of age; gay couples. One partner is Black and living with HIV.  Bay Area. (415) 476-6392  [email protected] Up to $240 per couple
2-1-1 PrEP 18+ years of age; required to show verification of a PrEP prescription; must be currently taking or have experience of taking 2-1-1 PrEP. Bay Area. 

415-917-7686 (call/text)
2-1-1 PrEP Facebook Page

[email protected] 

$30 Amazon gift card
The ANCHOR Study 35 years or older all genders. Living with HIV and no history of pelvic cancers.
21 sites across the U.S.
The ANCHOR Study website

[email protected]

Compensation up to $100 per visit

HIV Cure Research Strategies Online Survey

Are you living with HIV and in good health? We are currently seeking folks willing to answer questions related to research in search of a cure for HIV. The study is a 30-minute online survey that will ask you questions surrounding if you were to participate in a hypothetical HIV cure experiment. If eligible, you can earn a $10-$25 Amazon gift card for your participation in the study. To determine your eligibility, please use the following one-time link below: For questions about the study, please feel free to contact us at [email protected] or call (415)-713-1742. 

Healthy Divas

You may be eligible to participate in a 3-month intervention that includes 6 individual sessions and 1 group workshop. Participants are randomized to 1 or 2 study groups. Participation also includes an initial assessment, brief monthly check-ins, and 4 follow-up assessments all at the study site in San Francisco. You may earn up to $520 for your participation. Please email [email protected]. Call or text: (510) 519-4606.  For more information visit or

DuoPACT Study

Are you in a LGBTQI relationship? The DuoPACT study is enrolling couples where one or both partners are HIV-positive. You and your partner will be asked to help test a couple’s support program about HIV-related issues. Compensation is up to $80 per couple per study visit, enrollment in the study is for nine months, and all study visits are confidential. For more information and to find out how you and your partner can enroll, email Aaron Hostetler ([email protected]or call DuoPACT toll-free at (855) 800-6043.

Y2TEC Study

Are you 18-29 & living with HIV? The Y2TEC study is looking for young people (18-29) living with HIV to join a study about HIV and technology. We’re now recruiting for Y2TEC, which is a study on providing mental health and substance use services for youth (18-29) living with HIV. 

LetSync Study

Are you in a male couple relationship? The LetSync study is enrolling male couples where one partner is Black and living with HIV. You and your partner will be asked about health and how you use technology. Compensation is up to $240 per couple. All study visits are confidential. For more information and to find out how you and your partner can enroll, email [email protected] or call (415) 476-6392. 

The Anchor Study

Anal cancer rates are rising among people living with HIV. The goal of the ANCHOR study is to find the best way to prevent anal cancer among HIV positive men and women. During a screening visit, you will be screened for pre-cancerous anal lesions. If lesions are found, you will be enrolled and randomized to either have the lesions treated or monitored every six months. Both groups will be followed for a minimum of five years. You will be compensated $100 for the screening visit. Visit the Anchor Study website or e-mail The Anchor Study.

Click here for all other HIV clinical trials at UCSF  


For service providers

Center of Excellence for Transgender Health

Our mission builds on our strengths in capacity building, formative research, training, and community mobilization. In addition to the many resources on our website, we offer free trainings and consultations in Spanish and in English:

  • Professional intermediate-level and advanced-level trainings that we create, implement, and evaluate are tailored to your specific organizational and health provider needs. These trainings may range in length from 2 hours to 2 days.
  • Consultations or technical assistance to enhance programming, build capacity, and better conduct effective research and interventions are offered for health professionals serving trans people throughout California. Our consultations may be conducted in person, by phone, or by email.

The Mpowerment Project

The Mpowerment Project is a community-level bio-behavioral intervention designed for young adult gay and bisexual men. The Project is currently being replicated across the U.S. Visit to learn about the most appropriate materials and services for your organization.