Here are ways that you can help advance research – from the comfort of your home. Take part in these online, telephone, or postal studies (or find in-person study locations).
GI Symptoms and Supplement Use
The University of Florida, Colleges of Nursing and Pharmacy, is conducting an anonymous online survey (UF IRB approval #2012-U-1269) on GI symptoms and the use of herbal supplements for relieving such symptoms. The survey is completely anonymous and will take approximately 25 minutes to complete. The survey is intended to provide researchers with important information about the use of herbal supplements by patients with GI symptoms. Please click on the link below to start the survey. Thank you for your help. [Link to survey]
IBS Writing Study
Vanderbilt researchers are looking for volunteers for a study of the effect of writing on symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Eligible individuals will be asked to complete a survey at three time points as well as four 20-minute writing sessions. Participation will take roughly three hours over the course of four months. All portions of the study can be completed online and over the phone. For more information, please call (615) 936-0272 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
VU IRB Number: 111207
Last updated: 1/24/13
Understanding Episodes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Online Study
Have you been diagnosed with IBS (irritable bowel syndrome)? If so, you are eligible to help out with a one time online survey that may take up to 20 minutes to complete.
Douglas A. Drossman, M.D. and Stephan Weinland, Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina (UNC) Center for Functional GI & Motility Disorders in Chapel Hill have constructed an online survey in order to compile written reports of IBS episodes and gain a better understanding of the symptoms and experiences people have during an IBS episode. The survey is completely confidential and you will not be asked any identifying information.
To participate in the survey, please click on the following link: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=Ci82_2f2xszPLejV0D5_2b8fRw_3d_3d
MORE STUDIES AND TRIALS - IN PERSON
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IFFGD's IBS Unmet Needs Survey
IFFGD wants to understand how IBS affects your daily routine, the ways your life is affected by IBS, and where the needs are for treatments – but we need your help. If you have IBS, participate in this confidential online survey, and help advance our mission to improve lives.
Log on to IFFGD’s survey web page: Go »