All posts for the month April, 2019

This is very encouraging! The sort of work I have in mind would not involve fecal microbiome therapy (transplants like the ones described in this article), but recent work has shown that there is promise in using FMT in treatments of cancers.

The article is written in plain language and so I’m not going to summarize it here. Suffice it to say that if I had my way I’d look at mechanisms of how the organism I have been trying to study (a Lactobacillus johnsonii strain) works, and try to develop therapies that don’t involve transferring an entire microbiome but instead target specific actions of strains like my L. johnsonii one to obtain specific results.