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Assessing the State of the Genomic Revolution

Posted on May 29th, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

A few weeks ago, a number of experts in the field of genomics gathered in downtown Manhattan for Sequencing the Genome: Examining Modern Medicine, an event hosted by The Atlantic magazine. Continue reading “Assessing the State of the Genomic Revolution” »

Clean food, gut bacteria, and drug effects: Is diet another variable drug development?

Posted on March 9th, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

There has been quite a lot of press coverage in the UK recently regarding clean eating, and a variety of recipes and websites offering advice are becoming quite popular. Continue reading “Clean food, gut bacteria, and drug effects: Is diet another variable drug development?” »

A Bright Future for Bacteria

Posted on January 3rd, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

Microbes account for about 2% of a person’s body weight. These trillions of bacteria, most of which are in the gut, are referred to as the microbiome. Continue reading “A Bright Future for Bacteria” »

Can your Microbiome Make you Fat?

Posted on November 9th, 2016 by in Pharma R&D

This is a story about fecal microbiota transplant (FMT): FMT is a procedure in which fecal matter is collected from a healthy donor and placed in a recipient, typically by colonoscopy. The purpose? Continue reading “Can your Microbiome Make you Fat?” »

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