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Research

Do you have IBS?

To learn more, please call the study coordinator, Anders Gundersen, at 503-552-1752, or email ibsstudy@nunm.edu.

Are you interested in trying a natural supplement?

NUNM’s Helfgott Research Institute is recruiting for a new study. Help us assess the impact of a dietary supplement on gut microbiome composition and symptom relief for those with irritable bowel syndrome.

You may be eligible if you:

  • Are age 18-70 years
  • Have an existing diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome
  • Are willing to be randomized to take either a prebiotic-containing supplement or a control supplement three times daily for 6 weeks
  • Are willing to collect stool samples at home on three occasions
  • Can attend a screening visit plus 3 study visits at the Helfgott Research Institute in Portland, OR.

If you are eligible and enroll in the study, you could be compensated with up to $500.

To learn more, please call the study coordinator, Anders Gundersen, at 503-552-1752, or email ibsstudy@nunm.edu.

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

NUNM IRB #: 120721

Principal Investigator: Ryan Bradley, ND, MPH