Microbiome

Principal Investigator: Dr. Lilly Immergluck

Key Personnel: Shaaz Fareed, Elham Laghaie, Vinita Chandwani, Aysha Jabbar

Objectives: Assess differences in the gut microbiomes of obese vs. lean children. 

Summary: We are actively enrolling children ages 8-12 who fit lean and obese study criteria. Fecal samples are collected and analyzed to determine the gut bacterial composition of obese versus lean microbiomes. 

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