In this episode, how parasitic worms alter in immunomodulatory effects of the gut microbiome. Also, Kate expresses her distaste for large datasets and animal experiments, and Matt proposes a weight loss company that will only market to identical twins.
Links for this episode
- The paper: The Intestinal Microbiota Contributes to the Ability of Helminths to Modulate Allergic Inflammation
- Original paper on gut microbes and short chain fatty acids
- The company that Kevin couldn’t remember: Seres Therapeutics