Tag: gut microbiome



Academic, Industry Partners Exploring Prebiotic’s Potential

The Nebraska Food for Health Center is collaborating with a pharmaceutical company to explore how manipulating microorganisms in the digestive tract could thwart metabolic-related diseases. Nebraska microbiologist Amanda Ramer-Tait leads the center’s partnership with Ritter Pharmaceuticals. The company, which develops novel therapeutic products that modulate the human gut microbiome to treat gastrointestinal diseases, is supplying […]

Food for Health Center Focuses on Gut Microbes

When you reach for that box of cereal in the morning, you’re feeding not just yourself, but the 100 trillion microbes living in your gut. This complex gut microbiome – the collection of microorganisms residing in the digestive system – significantly influences your health, from supporting the immune system to contributing to diseases, such as […]