Tag: microbiota

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 researcher refining understanding of the role of microbiota in neurodegeneration...

Research in the past two decades has revealed that microbial organisms in the gut influence health and disease in many ways, particularly related to...

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...

Study demonstrates role of gut bacteria in neurodegenerative diseases Research at...

Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis are all characterized by clumped, misfolded proteins and inflammation in the brain. In more than 90...