Microbiome | CHOP Research Institute


The purpose of this research study is to understand what happens to the immune systems and gut microbiomes (gut bacteria) of people who have a food allergy while they undergo an oral desensitization protocol.
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Apr 23, 2024
Researchers from CHOP and Penn reveal that the microbiome and immune system play a key role in the non-genetic transfer of phenotypes to offspring.

The Zackular Lab seeks to understand how interactions between the host, gut microbiota, and pathogenic microbes impact human health and disease.

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Nov 20, 2023
The NIH-funded study, PRESCRIBE, will help researchers understand how antibiotics affect organ function recovery and respiratory microbiota in children with sepsis.
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Nov 1, 2023
We are highlighting Haider Manzer, PhD, one of four Diversity Fellows.
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Aug 23, 2023
Scientists suggest IgA “tunes” which microbes can cross mucosal barriers. Their findings may inform better treatments for IgA deficiency.
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Jul 27, 2023
In this Faculty Spotlight, Colin Conine, PhD, shares how receiving the Junior Faculty Award allows him to study how the microbiome and T cells regulate transgenerational epigenetic inheritance.
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May 15, 2023
This year’s Poster Day and Scientific Symposium featured all manners of bugs, breakthroughs, and big discoveries.
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Apr 21, 2023
The first model of the early-life microbiome helps researchers identify pre- and post-weaning microbial changes that affect immune system development.

Dr. Zong is an attending physician with the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at CHOP. She specializes in clinical nutrition, intestinal rehabilitation, and enteral and parenteral nutrition. Her research focuses on the microbiome and nutrition.

zongw [at] chop.edu