Gut bacteria in multiple sclerosis: probiotic or commensal, good or bad?

Professor Dimitry Krementsov

Researchers in the Krementsov Lab have found that a bacterial species called Lactobacillus reuteri, commonly used in probiotics, can increase disease severity in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease that is the leading cause of non-traumatic neurological disability in young adults.

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Professor Eyal Amiel working in his laboratory.

Eyal Amiel Selected to Edit Research Series for Immunology

A new publication review series co-edited by Eyal Amiel, an associate professor of medical laboratory science, explores the impact of immunometabolism in the interaction between host and pathogen and casts new light on infection and immune cell activity. 

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Professor Escorpizo working with students in physical therapy lab.

Reuben Escorpizo named to Frontiers in Rehabilitation Sciences Editorial Board

The newly launched publication, Frontiers in Rehabilitation Sciences, selected Reuben Escorpizo, a clinical associate professor and Interim Physical Therapy Program Director in the Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science, to serve on the journal's editori

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