Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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May 15, 2014

The Connection Between the Microbiome and IBD

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Purna Kashyap, MBBS, discusses more about how the microbiome influences an individual’s health as a whole after his interview on NPR. What is the connection between the microbiome and inflammatory bowel disease? Dr. Kashyap explains that, “Inflammatory bowel disease has been associated with alterations in both composition and function of the gut bacteria suggesting that gut microbes […]

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Tags: gut bacteria, gut microbiomes, Healthy Microbiome, IBD, individualized medicine, NPR, Purna Kashyap

April 3, 2014

Gut Bacteria and Early Pediatric Crohn’s Disease

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Michael Stephens, M. D., discusses a recent study published in Cell Host Microbe about pediatric Crohn’s disease. The study looks at the microbiome in children with Crohn’s disease compared to healthy children. Researchers and doctors believe there is a dysfunctional interface with the types of bacteria and other organisms colonizing in the gut of children […]

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Tags: Cell Host Microbe, Crohn's disease, gut bacteria, IBD, Michael Stephens, pediatric Crohn's disease

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