IRB #

IRB00008466

Title

Relationship between HLA B27, disease status and the human microbiome

Principal Investigator

James Rosenbaum

Study Purpose

The purpose of this study is to learn more about the relationship between the microbes which naturally reside in the gut and other organs of the body and diseases that are associated with a gene called HLA B27.

Medical Condition(s)

Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)
Uveitis
HLA-B27
Inflammatory Disease
Microbiota
Microbiome
Gut

Eligibility Criteria

-At least 18 years of age
-Willing and able to give consent, provide samples and complete study paperwork
-Not pregnant
-No history of bowel or intestine surgery
-No diagnosis or history of colon cancer

Healthy Volunteers Needed

Yes

Placebo Chance

Duration of Participation

One visit at OHSU that can last up to 2 hours.

Minors Included

No

Contact

Study Coordinators:
Kimberly Ogle
503-494-5711
b27microbiome@ohsu.edu

Claire Mitchell
503-494-5070
mitchecl@ohsu.edu

Lindsey Watson
503-494-5070
watsolin@ohsu.edu

Sponsor

Recruitment End

01/01/2027

Compensation Provided

Yes

Compensation

$10 clincard upon completion of study specimen(s). For most subjects this will be a one time event. Some subjects will have the opportunity to provide specimen(s) more than once.


Go Back