Natural Product Signature in Healthy Adults

Can a Natural Hops Product Impact your Gut Health?

Join a study on hops potential to impact gut health. NUNM is conducting a research study to assess the impact of an experimental natural product on the microbiota (gut bacteria) in healthy volunteers.

You may be eligible if you:

  • Are age 21–50 years
  • Are willing to be randomized to a placebo or an experimental natural product
  • Are willing to have blood drawn and fast for 10–12 hours before blood draws once every two weeks
  • Are willing and able to collect stool and 24-hour urine samples at home once every two weeks
  • Do not drink more than 1 beer a day
  • Do not take any prescription medications, including oral contraceptives
  • Can attend a screening visit and 5 study visits at the Helfgott Research Institute in Portland

If you are eligible and enroll in the study, you could be compensated with up to $550. To learn more, please call 503.552.1777 or email You may also contact the Clinical Investigator, Dr. Ryan Bradley at 503.552.1862.

This study is being conducted by the Helfgott Research Institute at National University of Natural Medicine.

IRB # RB9718
Approval Date: 9/13/2018
Principal Investigator: Ryan Bradley, ND, MPH