Posts Tagged gut microbiome

Turning to the gut to better understand depression

Can the community of microbes in our digestive track influence our mental state and, if so, how? That’s a focus of study by Monica Uddin, PhD, a professor […]

Studying interplay between gut microbiome and cancer treatments to reduce cardiac complications

The treatment of cancer may soon get a shot in the arm as researchers come closer to understanding the link between the disease and the diversity of microbes, […]

Exploring the link between the microbiome and colorectal disease

The future of medicine depends in part on a better understanding of the microbiome – communities of bacteria, fungi and other microbes in our bodies – and their […]

Understanding the gut microbiome of preterm infants

Maureen Groer, PhD, looks at the health of preterm infants literally from the gut. As part of  the USF Initiative on Microbiomes, Groer studies how the beneficial balance of […]

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Sea squirt’s microbiome offers clues to frontline immune defense, gut health

National Science Foundation research by USF Health’s Larry Dishaw has relevance for debilitating digestive disorders like inflammatory bowel disease What can we learn about human health from the […]

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Researchers focus on translating science into better health for mothers and babies [Multimedia]

From molecular discoveries to health policy applications, Drs. Maureen Groer and William Sappenfield have built impressive careers working to improve perinatal care. Many parents may never understand how […]

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USF College of Nursing receives $2.7 million NIH grant to study gut microbiome of preterm infants

Dr. Maureen Groer leads a group of USF Health researchers in a five-year study examining the connection between digestive tract microbes and health and development Tampa, FL (June […]