Help us learn more about Crohn’s Disease

To learn more, please call (503) 451-0481 or email

NUNM’s Helfgott Research Institute is recruiting for a new study. Help us assess the impact of a natural hops product on the microbiota (gut bacteria) in Crohn’s Disease.


  • Are between the ages of 21–70 years old
  • Have active Crohn’s Disease
  • Are willing to be randomized to a placebo or an experimental natural product
  • Are willing to have blood drawn every other week and fast for 10–12 hours before blood draws
  • Are willing and able to collect stool and 24-hour urine samples at home every other week prior to each study visit
  • Do not drink more than 1 beer a day
  • Can attend a screening visit and 6 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 $1,000.

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

IRB # RB71720 Approval Date: 6/16/20
Principal Investigator: Ryan Bradley, ND, MPH

To learn more, please call (503) 451-0481 or email