A Research Study on Stomach Health

Research Center: RDC Global Pty Ltd
Location: Unit 3B/76 Doggett Street, Newstead, QLD, Australia 4006
Principal Investigator: Dr. David Briskey
IRB Committee: This study has been reviewed and approved by Bellberry Human Research Ethics Committee


Lactoferrin is a natural substance from cow’s milk (lactose-free). It provides immune, digestive and anti-inflammatory support and helps maintain healthy iron levels. Researchers have developed a new form of lactoferrin which may  provide benefits to relieve Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) symptoms.

This study is looking to investigate the effectiveness of lactoferrin (cow milk derived supplements) on symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in otherwise healthy adults. Interested participants must be above 18 years old. They must be generally healthy but are experiencing stomach discomfort like abdominal pain, constipation or diarrhoea. Participants must attend 3 study visits at the research centre over approximately 2 months.

Why Participate? 

  • You may experience improvements to your stomach health.
  • You may experience relief from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) symptoms.
  • You will be helping to advance medical research

Your Rights

  • If you decide to participate in the study and later feel that you no longer wish to be part of it, you may withdraw at any time.
  • Your records relating to this study and any other information received will be kept strictly confidential, except as required by the law.
  • Qualified health professionals will monitor your health as it relates to the study.

Who Can Participate?

  • Adults aged above 18 years old who are generally healthy.
  • Must be experiencing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). IBS is defined as recurrent abdominal pain or discomfort at least 1 day/week in the last 3 months.
    • Note: symptoms include stomach discomfort such as bloating, abdominal pain, constipation or diarrhoea.
  • Able to attend 3 study visits at the research site (in Newstead, Brisbane) over approximately 2 months. 

What Next?

  1. Click the link below to enter your contact details and answer some eligibility questions.
  2. The research centre will then contact you by phone to discuss the trial and answer your questions.
Click Here to Check Your Eligibility