Metabolic diseases are a significant healthcare burden in developed countries and a strategically important research area in Medicon Valley.
The incidence of autoimmune- and inflammatory diseases has increased worldwide.
Each woman harbours a unique vaginal microbiota with Lactobacilli typically being the dominant group of bacteria.
Dietary nutrients not only fuel human cells but also serve as nutrients for the microbes residing in the human intestine
The concept of probiotics, live microorganisms that, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host, has evolved over the past decades.
Plants and animals are universally and persistently inhabited by microbes. Microbes play an important role in ensuring stability of natural systems.
Advances in high-throughput sequencing technologies and other omics technologies have provided systems-level understanding of the microbiome and its relation to health.
The microbiome plays an essential role in response to cancer immunotherapy and in multiple other conditions where research are emerging.