gut microbiota

Feeling confinement in the gut

Published: 23Apr2021

Crew members who took part in the Mars500 experiment showed significant changes in their gut microbiota from their 520 days in confinement, according to a new study by scientists at McGill...

New video game enlists players to help advance scientific research

Published: 7Apr2020

McGill researchers are turning to video games to harness the power of citizen scientists in order to map the gut microbiome.

Bacteriophages may play a role in childhood stunting… and be able to help treat it

Published: 12Feb2020

New research spearheaded by McGill University has discovered that bacteriophages (viruses that infect bacteria) found in the intestinal tracts of children may play a role in childhood stunting, a...

Anti-TB drugs can increase risk of TB re-infection

Published: 22Mar2019

Current treatments for tuberculosis (TB) are very effective in controlling TB infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). They don’t, however, always prevent reinfection. Why this happens...

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