NCNM's Helfgott Research Institute
NCNM's Helfgott Research Institute is a professionally independent, non-profit 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.
Established in June of 2003 with the help of a donation from Don Helfgott, the Helfgott Research Institute has a state-of-the-art basic science laboratory, as well as the resources to carry out clinical research.
News & Events
There are many ways in which Helfgott and NCNM reach out and connect with the local community and beyond. Take a look at what’s happening on campus and on the road with our interactive and informative online calendar.
Thinking about a career in integrative medicine research? Expand your skill set with a variety of educational opportunities!
Interested in conducting research with Helfgott and NCNM? The following page links provide important information for students, faculty, and community investigators.
Study Participation Opportunities
Helfgott Research Institute
National College of Natural Medicine
2220 SW 1st Avenue
Portland, OR 97201