MIT biologists are reprogramming gut bacteria as "live therapeutics."
We do not live in a glass bubble. We are constantly coated by a microbial bath. Once the gut ecology is rebalanced using
What we have come to learn about the gut microbiome in just the past five years has revolutionized our understanding of the role of the digestive tract in body physiology, health, and disease outcomes.
The connection between the gut microbiome and human health is currently being explored as part of the Human Microbiome Project. This project has inspired a new wave of research into the effects of the gut microbiome and is delivering interesting findings.