A team of researchers led by Mark J. Manary, MD has found inadequate intake of amino acids is linked to debilitating condition that affects millions.
Food & Water
Targeting gut microbes may reverse effects of childhood malnutrition
Research indicates that manipulating the makeup of microbes in the gut has the potential to provide new ways to treat and ultimately help prevent childhood malnutrition.
Nanoparticles-treated plants increase growth and antioxidant levels
Researchers discovered that using nanoparticles led tomato plants to better absorb light and minerals and exhibit higher antioxidant properties.
Gordon to receive Keio Medical Science Prize
Gordon is being honored for his pioneering role in establishing a field of research devoted to the human microbiome.
Project Peanut Butter
RUTF is an energy-dense, peanut butter like paste, but it is more than just peanut butter.
Hacking Health – A Follow Up
Bummed you had to miss the event, check out this video recap of the Healthcare Hackathon. It’s just like you were there (almost). Just click on the photo to view the video on our YouTube channel.
March 20 – 22, CIC @4240. This past weekend the Skandalaris Center’s first ever Healthcare Hackathon successfully ended its first run with seven unique teams presenting their ideas. With a focus on translational science in medicine and healthcare, teams aimed to ‘hack’ the best practices and products from other industries to see if they could be repurposed […]
The burning question: A Q&A with Gautam Yadama
Social norms dictate in many of these cultures that it’s the woman’s responsibility to provide for all the cooking needs.
More than the potato: Rediscovering Ireland’s rich history of wild plants
Ireland native, ethnobotanist Peter Wyse Jackson says the study of plants is more important than ever.
Manary awarded grant for research involving pregnant, malnourished teens in Malawi
Mark J. Manary, MDt received a grant for his proposal “Treating Pregnant Adolescents with Moderate Malnutrition in Malawi.”