Featured studies

Find out about some of the larger nutrition, respiratory and critical care studies we're conducting, and how you can get involved.


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EndoBarrier study - new technology for managing type 2 diabetes

Southampton researchers are looking for volunteers living with diabetes to take part in a research study investigating the use of a device called an EndoBarrier. It’s a device that could help you to manage your diabetes and aid weight loss.

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NiPPeR study - nutrition in conception and pregnancy

The NiPPeR study is looking at the health effects for mothers and babies of nutrient supplements taken around conception and throughout pregnancy.

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By-Band-Sleeve study - better bariatric surgery 

The By-Band Sleeve study aims to identify the most effective bariatric (obesity treatment) surgery for patients’ health and cost to the NHS.

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INSYTE study - synbiotic supplements in
non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

The INSYTE study is assessing the effects of a synbiotic supplement on non alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), condition that sees fat build up in the liver causing inflammation and loss of function.

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SoMOSA study - understanding severe asthma treatment better

Southampton researchers are looking for participants with severe allergic asthma to take part in a study aiming to better understand the mechanisms of exisiting additional treatment.

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MICA II study - fighting lung disease

Southampton researchers are looking for healthy people between 60 and 85 years of age to take part in a study aiming to improve care for those with  the repiratory condition chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). 

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RASP study - steriod doses in asthma and COPD

We are looking for healthy volunteers aged 18 to 80 with asthma to take part in research to improve the use of steroids in patients with severe asthma.

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