Smita Gopinath, assistant professor of immunology and infectious diseases at Harvard Chan School, discusses her path to managing her own lab and her research into an overlooked microbiome.
The harmful effects of alcohol can be potentially lowered by prioritizing healthy habits, according to experts.
Because antibiotic resistance can threaten the success of treatments across a wide range of conditions, more work needs to be done to prevent it, according to Bill Hanage of Harvard Chan School.
Curtis Huttenhower studies the role that the microbiome plays in health and disease, most often focusing on the human gut—but recently his research has expanded into pets, including dogs and cats.
While the prevalence of food allergies is increasing, a treatment called oral immunotherapy may help patients reduce their symptoms, according to Kari Nadeau of Harvard Chan School.
Lesser-studied members of the microbiome, including viruses and fungi, were the focus of the fifth annual symposium of the Harvard Chan Microbiome in Public Health Center, held May 15 at Harvard Medical School’s Joseph B. Martin Center.
Sydney Stanley, PhD ’23, researches infectious diseases with an eye toward improving the health of the world’s most vulnerable populations
Experts say that climate change may be leading to worse pollen allergy seasons, as trees and plants such as ragweed are producing pollen sooner because warmer weather is starting earlier in the year.
Researchers have discovered a new form of altered drug susceptibility—dubbed antibiotic resilience—that enables Mycobacterium tuberculosis to survive antibiotic treatment.
At a September 23 virtual event at Harvard Chan School, experts discussed the wide-ranging impacts of long COVID and current research strategies for advancing treatments and diagnosis.