Recruiting adult women with diarrhea predominant irritable bowel syndrome for research study

We are looking for adult women with a specific type of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) to join a research study assessing a potential new medication for IBS. The RESTORE 5 Study will last for up to 8 weeks and involve about 5 clinic visits. You may be able to take part in the RESTORE 5 Study if you:

  • are a woman 18 - 65 years of age
  • have had symptoms of IBS (including abdominal pain/discomfort and diarrhea) for at least 6 months
  • have loose or watery stools > 25% of the time and hard or lumpy stools < 25% of the time.
To participate in this trial, you must NOT:
  • Have been diagnosed with:

  • a. Crohn's disease
    b. Ulcerative colitis
    c. Diabetes mellitus
    d. Lactose malabsorption
    e. Malabsorption syndromes
    f. Celiac sprue

  • Be pregnant or planning to become pregnant
Qualified participants will receive study-related care including comprehensive physical exam and investigational study drug at no cost. Monetary compensation for study visits will be provided.

If you would like to hear more about the study, please contact the UNC research team:

Angela Kibiy, RN, MPH

Research nurse: Angela Kibiy, e-mail kibiy@med.unc.edu