Unlocking the Sweet Secrets of the Microbiota – Professor Lloyd Kasper, Dr Nader Yaghoubi, Dr Javier Ochoa-Repáraz

Mar 15, 2019health and medicine

The pioneering research of Professor Lloyd Kasper while at Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth College, and Javier Ochoa-Repáraz at Eastern Washington University, has revealed that microbes living within our gut contain and release compounds such as a specific bacterial sugar known as a polysaccharide that can regulate the development and function of our immune system, and excitingly may represent a new class of treatment for multiple sclerosis.

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