The Mycobiome: Impact on Health and Disease States

The Mycobiome: Impact on Health and Disease States

Introduction: Research efforts by mycologists over the past few years finally established the fungal community and its previously overlooked members as crucial...
Effects of a Novel Probiotic Combination on Pathogenic Bacterial-Fungal Polymicrobial Biofilms

Effects of a Novel Probiotic Combination on Pathogenic Bacterial-Fungal Polymicrobial Biofilms

Abstract: Dysbiosis of the gut microbiome has been implicated in inflammatory bowel diseases. We have shown that levels of Candida tropicalis,...

The Mycobiome

The largely overlooked resident fungal community plays a critical role in human health and disease. At a workshop held at...
The Gut Microbiome as a Major Regulator of the Gut-Skin Axis

The Gut Microbiome as a Major Regulator of the Gut-Skin Axis

Abstract: The adult intestine hosts a myriad of diverse bacterial species that reside mostly in the lower gut maintaining a symbiosis...
The Artificial Sweetener Splenda Promotes Gut Proteobacteria, Dysbiosis, and Myeloperoxidase Reactivity in Crohn’s Disease– Like Ileitis

The Artificial Sweetener Splenda Promotes Gut Proteobacteria, Dysbiosis, and Myeloperoxidase Reactivity...

Abstract: Background: Epidemiological studies indicate that the use of artificial sweeteners doubles the risk for Crohn’s disease (CD). Herein, we...
Characterization of the Oral Fungal Microbiome (Mycobiome) in Healthy Individuals

Characterization of the Oral Fungal Microbiome (Mycobiome) in Healthy Individuals

Abstract: The oral microbiome–organisms residing in the oral cavity and their collective genome–are critical components of health and disease. The fungal...
2017 NIH-wide workshop report on “The Human Microbiome: Emerging Themes at the Horizon of the 21st Century”

2017 NIH-wide workshop report on “The Human Microbiome: Emerging Themes at...

Abstract: The National Institutes of Health (NIH) organized a three-day human microbiome research workshop, August 16–18, 2017, to highlight the...
Mycobiota in gastrointestinal diseases

Mycobiota in gastrointestinal diseases

Abstract: New insights gained through the use of state-of-the-art technologies, including next-generation sequencing, are starting to reveal that the association between...
The mycobiome: Role in health and disease, and as a potentialprobiotic target in gastrointestinal disease

The mycobiome: Role in health and disease, and as a potentialprobiotic...

Abstract: human gastrointestinal (GI) tract is home to trillions of microorganisms, some beneficial and otherspotentially harmful. Recent advances in science...
Bacteriome and Mycobiome Interactions Underscore Microbial Dysbiosis in Familial Crohn’s Disease

Bacteriome and Mycobiome Interactions Underscore Microbial Dysbiosis in Familial Crohn’s Disease

Abstract: Crohn’s disease (CD) results from a complex interplay between host genetic factors and endogenous microbial communities. In the current study,...