ATLANTA—In humans, developing metabolic disease, particularly type 2 diabetes, is correlated with having bacteria that penetrate the mucus lining of the colon, according to a study led by Drs. Benoit Chassaing and Andrew Gewirtz at Georgia State University.
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ATLANTA— Emilie Viennois, assistant professor in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University has received a three years Career Development Award of $300,000 from Crohn’s and Colitis foundation to investigate how the dialogue between miRNAs and bacteria in the gut can either exacerbate or prevent inflammatory bowel disease.
ATLANTA—Dr. Jian-Dong Li, director of the Institute for Biomedical Sciences (IBMS) at Georgia State University and a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar, has been appointed to serve on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Council of Councils (CoC).