CT Microbiome Research

Human microbiomes are microbial communities that live in and on the human body. They are indicators of human health and disease predisposition and a promising new approach to medicine.

  • Create a new world of medicine through microbiome targeting
    • Metagenome-based diagnostics
    • Probiotic and prebiotic therapy
  • Leverage Connecticut’s advanced platforms
    • Basic science: new bioactive microbe discovery
    • Translational science: replication studies and clinical trials
    • Product development: enable manufacturing
  • Expand through partnerships and collaborations
    • Clinical studies to demonstrate safety and efficacy
    • Engage with healthcare-focused microbiome groups to learn from those paving the way
    • Partner with researchers focused on diverse ecosystems to facilitate translational research, build capabilities, and enhance the overall discipline