A therapeutic diet to treat Crohn’s disease

Subject area of study: 
Crohn's disease
Title of study: 
A therapeutic diet to treat Crohn’s disease
Brief outline of the study: 

We are seeking healthy participants to assess a new diet that may be used to treat Crohn’s disease.

In this study we are investigating what effect some dietary components have on the intestine in healthy humans to help us understand
what they might be capable of in Crohn's disease.

FOR THIS TRIAL WE ARE SEEKING HELP FROM
● Healthy volunteers
WHO ALSO
✔ Are not on any restrictive diets (including vegetarian/vegan),
✔ Do not have any gut conditions
✔ Are aged between 18-60 years old
✔ Have not taken any antibiotics, probiotics or prebiotics within the last two weeks

The research will be conducted by the Department of Gastroenterology at The Alfred Hospital

The study will involve
- consuming two different diets for 4 weeks each *****all food will be provided****
- collecting blood, faecal and urine samples over five 2 hour visits at The Alfred.

Department: 
Gastroenterology
Recruitment start date: 
Mon, 01/03/2021
Recruitment end date: 
Thu, 30/12/2021
Contact person title: 
Ms
Contact person first name: 
Jessica
Contact person last name: 
Fitzpatrick
Contact email: 
j.fitzpatrick@alfred.org.au
Contact phone number: 
(03) 9903 0233
Ethics Committee Project Number: 
394/19
Do you have advertising approval?: 
Yes
Approved by: 
Monash