Summaries by Inventor Gordon, Jeffrey

Method to evaluate function of members of a gut microbiota
Gordon, Jeffrey ; Patnode, Michael

— Technology Description Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a bead-based method to understand the functional states and metabolic capabilities of individual members of the human gut microbiota. The gut microbiota is increasingly linked to multiple aspects of human healt…

Method to characterize gut microbiome
Gordon, Jeffrey ; Raman, Arjun

— Technology Description Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a method to stratify gut microbiota dysbiosis and monitor treatments to correct it. In order to efficiently treat microbiota imbalance, it would first be beneficial to understand the healthy organization and in…

Bacterial Strains isolated from fecal samples
Gordon, Jeffrey

— Cultured and sequenced bacterial strains isolated from fecal samples. The samples were collected from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation sponsored studies of childhood undernutrition in Bangladesh.

Therapeutic food supplements that promote healthy gut microbiome to treat malnutrition
Barratt, Michael ; Chang, Hao-Wei ; Gehrig, Jeanette ; Gordon, Jeffrey ; Venkatesh, Siddarth

— Technology Description Prof. Jeffrey Gordon and his colleagues have developed an inexpensive food formulation that could treat malnutrition and a range of associated health problems by repairing the gut microbiome. Children who are malnourished are currently treated with supplemental nutrition tha…

Microbiome Biomakers of Obesity
Gordon, Jeffrey ; Turnbaugh, Peter

— Technology Summary: Obesity rates worldwide are increasing at an astounding rate. While diet, lifestyle, and physical activity have traditionally been identified as the main causative factors, researchers at Washington University are the first to implicate gut bacteria (microbiome) as a new drivin…


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