Affiliation: University of Michigan
- Leslie J, Young V. A whole new ball game: Stem cell-derived epithelia in the study of host-microbe interactions. Anaerobe. 2016;37:25-8 pubmed publisher..Furthermore we highlight aspects of these techniques that warrant further development to facilitate theÂ study of host-microbe interactions. ..
- Seekatz A, Rao K, Santhosh K, Young V. Dynamics of the fecal microbiome in patients with recurrent and nonrecurrent Clostridium difficile infection. Genome Med. 2016;8:47 pubmed publisher..Our data demonstrate that specific microbiota-derived characteristics associate with disease severity and recurrence and that future studies could incorporate these characteristics into predictive models. ..
- Young V. Therapeutic manipulation of the microbiota: past, present, and considerations for the future. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2016;22:905-909 pubmed publisher..A key conclusion that can be drawn is that understanding of the precise role of the microbiota in the pathogenesis of a specific disease is necessary prior to determining if microbiota manipulation represents a novel treatment therapy. ..
- Young V. The role of the microbiome in human health and disease: an introduction for clinicians. BMJ. 2017;356:j831 pubmed publisher..With the explosion of studies relating the microbiome to health and disease, this review aims to provide a foundation for clinicians to follow this developing area of biomedical research. ..