Our Research

AG regularly conducts clinical trials of new and promising alternatives to standard gastrointestinal procedures for a wide variety of conditions. Trials give patients like you access to exclusive treatments and technologies while defraying the cost of standard treatments.

Join a Clinical Trial

Austin Gastroenterology conducts Phase II through IV clinical trials with dedication to the highest ethical standards. In partnership with Professional Quality Research, Inc., our clinical research trials are performed in the most effective, patient-friendly manner possible. We provide research participants with trial-related procedures, office visits and study medications at no cost. Qualified patients may receive some financial compensation for the time and travel associated with participation.

Clinical Trial Conditions Targeted

AG is always looking for volunteers experiencing the following conditions:

  • Crohn's Disease
  • Erosive Esophagitis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ulcerative Colitis

From time to time, our Clinical Trials practice also conducts clinical tests dealing with:

  • Esophageal Reflux
  • Gastric and Duodenal Ulcers
  • Gastritis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B


Volunteer for a Trial

Why Volunteer for Clinical Trials?

AG ensures patient confidentiality by meeting all federal guidelines for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

For all clinical trial-related questions, please contact Professional Quality Research, Inc. at 512-374-0677.

AG's History of Clinical Trial Research

In over ten years of service to the Central Texas area, we've contributed to major advances in the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases. We've participated in trials that helped to create the modern standard of care for Hepatitis C, and have tested new treatments for Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, GERD and Irritable Bowel Syndrome. We've also participated in trials of popular drugs such as Humira®, Remicade®, Nexium® and Cimzia®. All in all, our physicians have participated in over 70 clinical trials.