Author Archives: josielibertucci

Does dysbiosis drive intestinal inflammation or is dysbiosis resulted from inflammation in IBD?

This Friday the 13th at 3:30pm we continue journal club to discuss: Lewis et al, 2015. Inflammation, Antibiotics, and Diet as Environmental Stressors of the Gut Microbiome in Pediatric Crohn’s Disease. Dysbiosis, a term that is often misused and over … Continue reading

Posted in Talks | Leave a comment

Intestinal dysbiosis, fecal microbiota transplants, ulcerative colitis and do it yourself!

Fecal microbiota transplants (FMT) work when it comes to treating Clostridium difficile colitis as it restores alterations in the intestinal microbiota. But is dysbiosis responsible for intestinal inflammation in inflammatory bowel dieases such as ulcerative colitis (UC)? This question has … Continue reading

Posted in journal club | Tagged , , | 1 Comment