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For this second day, various talks were about gut microbiome in diseases. Here we report the take home messages:   Qin Nan, who worked with Pr. Lanjuan Li's team, studied H7N9 virus outbreak through its impact on the gut microbiota. They

We have already explained that the bacteria that inhabit the digestive tract – the gut microbiota – carry out key functions in terms of people’s health. Among these tasks, this “organ” (as described by some scientists) plays an essential role

2013 CHAMMP Symposium

2 Oct 2013

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On Monday 30th September, 2013, UC Davis hosted the 2013 CHAMMP (Center of Health for Advancing Microbiome and Mucosal Protection) Symposium on "Advancing microbiome and mucosal protection in chronic inflammatory disease and development". The event welcomed 8 presentations, with a keynote

For the second day of the IHMC congress at Hangzhou, morning presentations were related to data analysis and host-microbiome interactions.   Curtis Huttenhower, from Havard School of Public Health, discussed the fact that most studies focused on DNA, specifically bacterial

Some months ago, California welcomed the TEDxCaltech: The Brain conference, where experts from different areas discussed a range of issues about the brain and the future of neuroscience. At one of the sessions, Elaine Hsiao, PhD in Microbiology from the California

IHMC Meeting At Hangzhou 2013 : First Day

13 Sep 2013

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The GMFH team was at the International Human Microbiome Consortium meeting at Hangzhou in China co-chaired by Pr Lanjuan Li and Pr Dusko Ehrlich. Here under, we report the most interesting talks related to gut microbiota and health. During the

As we explained in one of the first posts on this blog, the American  National Institutesof Health (NIH) launched a five-year initiative in 2008 aimed at studying the ins and outs of the human microbiome to “characterize microbial communities found

Gut microbiota colonization: moving forward

27 Aug 2013

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  Although there are numerous studies focusing on structure and function of the gut microbiota, very few is known finally regarding the gut microbial colonization and the host homeostasis.  Some studies already focused on the structural dynamics of the early