Items Tagged ‘Purna Kashyap’

May 13, 2014

Purna Kashyap, MBBS, on a Healthy Microbiome

By AJ Montpetit AJ Montpetit (@ajmontpetit)

    Following his NPR interview on diets that aim to reduce gas, Purna Kashyap, MBBS, Associate Director of the Microbiome Program at the Center for Individualized Medicine, explains how a healthy gut microbiome necessitates the production of gas, and how a microbiome influences our health as a whole. It’s a normal phenomenon where bacteria […]

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Tags: bacteria, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genome science, genomic medicine, genomics, Gut, Human Microbiome, individualized medicine, Kashyap, microbiome

October 10, 2013

The Diet And Genome Microbiome Dance

By AJ Montpetit AJ Montpetit (@ajmontpetit)

  A¬†Mayo Clinic¬†researcher, and collaborators, have shown that an individual’s diet and genomic makeup interact to determine which microbes exist and how they act in the host intestine. The study was modeled in germ-free knockout mice to mimic a genetic condition that affects 1 in 5 humans and increases the risk for digestive diseases. You […]

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Tags: Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron, center for individualized medicine, Crohns Disease, Fucose, Gastroenterologist, Gastroenterology, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, microbiome, Microbiome Program, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Purna Kashyap

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