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Microbiomes – Multimedia

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Human Organs-on-Chips for Disease Modeling, Drug Development and Personalized Medicine

Speaking at the online symposium, Innovations in Disease Modeling 2022, Dr. Donald E. Ingber, Founding Director of Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, presented his talk on novel human organ-on-a-chip technologies
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Your Gut Microbiome: The Most Important Organ You’ve Never Heard of

Dr. Erika Ebbel Angle discusses why the gut microbiome is the most important organ you’ve probably never heard of.
Podcast

Opinionated Science Episode 39: The Science of Christmas Dinner

In this bumper episode, the team review a series of studies from the last year that investigate Christmassy food. Could the future of Christmas dinner involve a cell culture roast, unnaturally smooth chocolate and fractal cauliflower?
Podcast

Opinionated Science Episode 38: Do Gut Microbes Play a Role in Autism?

In this episode, the team examine a new study that challenges the notion that gut microbes may play a causal role in autism spectrum disorder. Might a link once ascribed to signaling from the gut’s nervous system actually just be a consequence of restricted diet?
Podcast

Opinionated Science Episode 35: Mighty Microbes Battle Cancer and Protect the Environment

In this episode, the Technology Networks team review a pair of studies showing off the power of microbes. In one, they act as a conduit in an unlikely potential health benefit for a high-salt diet. In the other, they are revealed to play an important role in the breakdown of plastic in the environment.
Video

Gut Bacteria Can Boost Response to Cancer Immunotherapy

A new study led by Scripps Research scientist Howard Hang, PhD, explains how and why a certain species of bacteria in the digestive tract significantly improves the tumor-fighting ability of approved cancer drugs known as checkpoint inhibitors.
Listicle

Gut Feeling: How the Gut–Brain Axis Affects Our Mood

Download this listicle to learn more about correlations between the gut–brain axis and personality, how life events impact the gut microbiota and stress response, pain from the gut and in the gut, the microbiota and the immune system.
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Harnessing the Power of the Microbiota To Boost Immunity Against Infection and Cancer

In this Front Row lecture, you’ll learn why specific bacteria in our body are such powerful mediators of health – and find out about breakthrough discoveries that are now on their way to becoming medicines.
Listicle

Sequencing the Microbiome: Five Recent Advances

Download this listicle to discover recent research highlights such as the role of the microbiome in food allergies, sequencing microbiome dynamics and overturning conventions in human urology.
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Hidden Secrets of the Human Microbiome With Alexandre Almeida

For this installment of Teach Me in 10, we are joined by Dr. Alexandre Almeida, a postdoctoral fellow in the Finn research group at the EMBL-EBI. Almeida teaches us all about the hidden secrets of the human microbiome, in less than 10 minutes.
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