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Exploring the human gut microbiome

Scientific interest in this diverse world of bacteria has flipped from fear to fascination

Jan. 22, 2016 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

Stool samples in the Lampe Lab at Fred Hutch yield clues to the human gut microbiome, which is a diverse world of trillions of bacteria whose complex interactions keep us all alive, occasionally threaten our health and may hold secrets to preventing cancer or improving the lives of patients going through treatment for it.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Jan. 7, 2016 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

Dr. Johanna Lampe awarded $2.8M to study impact of diet on microbiome and molecular pathways of cancer risk; Dr. John Potter appointed chief science adviser to New Zealand Ministry of Health; Dr. Julia Maxson a recipient of 2016 ASH Scholar Awards

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Low-glycemic-load foods may reduce inflammation in overweight adults

'Not all carbohydrates are created equal'; study led by Marian Neuhouser and Johanna Lampe finds a 'slow carb' diet may reduce heart disease, cancer risk

Jan. 17, 2012 | By Kristen Woodward

Among overweight and obese adults, a diet rich in slowly digested carbohydrates, such as whole grains, legumes and other high-fiber foods, significantly reduces markers of inflammation associated with chronic disease, according to a new study by Hutchinson Center researchers. Such a low-glycemic-load diet, which does not cause blood-glucose levels to spike, also increases a hormone that helps regulate the metabolism of fat and sugar.

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