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Online Studies

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).  

IBS survey: Impact of IBS on Daily Life

Researchers at Northwestern University are seeking participants with IBS to complete a 20 minute online survey about the impact of IBS on daily life and well-being.

You are eligible if:

  • You are between the ages of 18-70, and
  • You have IBS

If you are interested in completing this survey, please click the link:

Thank you for your interest!

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]

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:  


Go to this IFFGD web page to . . .  

  • Find a listing of places where you can take part in studies involving many different digestive disorders  Go »    


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 »   


Last modified on February 7, 2014 at 11:11:52 AM