Tag: microbiome

Metabolite produced by gut microbiota from pomegranates reduces inflammatory bowel disease

Scientists at UofL have shown that a microbial metabolite, Urolithin A, derived from a compound found in berries and pomegranates, can reduce and protect...

UofL receives $11.2 million grant to support microorganism and disease research

It is well-established that the community of organisms inside our bodies perform vital roles in digestion, production of critical metabolites, controlling the immune system...

UofL researcher awarded $2.6M NIH grant to study links between gut...

Last year, Nathan Schmidt, PhD, published research showing that microbes in the gut of mice can affect the severity of illness suffered from infection...

Do the bugs in our gut affect our brains? UofL neurologist...

We all are home to trillions of microorganisms, including bacteria, fungi, viruses and more, referred to as the microbiota. These organisms evolved along with...