Publications

The microbiome of uncontacted Amerindians

A study about the microbiome and resistome of members of an isolated Yanomami Amerindian village with no documented previous contact with Western people reveals that they harbor a microbiome with the highest diversity of bacteria and genetic functions ever...

Cancer and the microbiota

A host’s microbiota may increase, diminish, or have no effect at all on cáncer susceptibility. Assigning causal roles in cancer to specific microbes and microbiotas, unraveling host-microbiota interactions with environmental factors in carcinogenesis, and...

The contributory role of gut microbiota in cardiovascular disease

W.H. Wilson Tang and Stanley L. Hazen, from the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Lerner Research Institute, and Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, recently discovered...

Beyond symbiosis: a cancer-centric view of the microbiome

The relation between microbiome and cancer is the core of a special theme issue of The Cancer Journal: The journal of Principles & Practice of Oncology. It is focused, in one hand, on the exploration of interrelationships between the microbiome and cáncer...