High Quality Protein Nutrition Research Study Recruiting Participants

Research Center: Department of Nutrition and Metabolism
Location: The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston TX
Lead Investigator: Douglas Paddon-Jones
IRB Committee: This study has been reviewed and approved by the UTMB  Institutional Review Board


Researchers are studying whether complementary plant-proteins (i.e., two or more incomplete protein sources) must be consumed at the same meal to stimulate protein synthesis (the potential for muscle growth and repair)

The aim of the study is to provide direction to health professionals and individuals seeking to maximise the muscle-health benefits of animal and plant based meals.

This study seeks men and women who are currently healthy. Participants are required to attend a medical screening visit and up to 3 study visits at the research site over a 4 month period. Participants will be compensated for their time and effort.

Why Participate?

  • You will be helping to advance medical research regarding nutrition and health.

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?

  • Men and women aged 45 -60
  • Able to attend a medical screening visit and up to 3 overnight study visits at the research site over approximately 4 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 Enter Your Contact Details and Be Contacted by Phone About the Trial