Items Tagged ‘#Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine Microbiome Program’

June 14, 2018

Mayo Clinic discovery is the first step toward a bacteria-based constipation therapy

By Susan Buckles susanbuckles

Developing a constipation therapy that doesn’t cause harmful side effects has been challenging for researchers. Complicating the matter is that each person’s gut microbiome – the community of bacteria inside their digestive system – is unique.  As a result, the few constipation therapies that are available work for some, but not for others. Research from […]

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Tags: #Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine Microbiome Program, Constipation, Dr. Purna Kashyap, microbiome


March 28, 2017

From NASA to Mayo: astrobiologist ‘thinks without boxes’ to fight cancer

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Can the knowledge we have about how organisms grow and behave in outer space help us better understand human diseases such as cancer? Yes, in fact it can. That’s according to Marina Walther-Antonio, Ph.D., an astrobiologist who worked with NASA Astrobiology Institute during her training, examining the biology of extreme environments like those on other […]

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Tags: #Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine Microbiome Program, #medical technology, #microboime, #NASA Astrobiology Institute, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Marina Walther-Antonio, Dr. Nicholas Chia, Endometrial cancer, mayo clinic, medical research, vaginal microbiome


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