NUNM’s Helfgott Research Institute is a professionally independent, nonprofit research institute whose mission is to conduct rigorous, high quality, research on the art and science of healing, specifically working to understand natural forms of medicine. Together, scientists from the fields of naturopathic medicine, Chinese medicine, acupuncture, immunology and nutrition apply their expertise to the study of natural medicine.
Studies in mind-body medicine, nutrition, natural products and more.
In 2022, we conducted and published 24 research studies.
ND-Research Student Published in Nutrition Reviews Journal
NUNM students are truly making their voices heard worldwide!
BECOME A RESEARCHER
Earn your master’s degree in integrative medicine research. At NUNM, students learn by conducting their own research at the Helfgott Research Institute. Many are published in national journals, present at conferences, and go on to become research scientists, PhDs and more.
OPPORTUNITIES TO PARTICIPATE
Do you have chronic indigestion?
HRI is seeking volunteers to participate in a research study to assess the impact of a dietary supplement on quality of life, digestive function and microbiota composition.Become a participant.
Discover your biologic age through epigenetics!
Help us assess the impact of ionized calcium on biological aging and quality of life in those with high blood pressure, osteoarthritis or non-valvular atrial fibrillation.Become a participant.
Learn about your gut microbiome!
Help our researchers assess the impact of a dietary supplement on gut microbiome composition and symptom intensity.Become a participant.
Help us learn more about Crohn’s Disease
Help us assess the impact of a natural hops product on the microbiota (gut bacteria) in Crohn’s Disease.Become a participant.
INCLD Health Study: How do diet and self-care practices impact your health?
We are recruiting NUNM students for this study.Become a participant.
H2S SIBO Registry
Practitioners are invited to contribute to this registry to advance knowledge about SIBO.Read More