Harnessing the power of microbes for human health

Health Through Microbiomes

Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown casually talking with researchers in her office.

Harnessing the power of microbes for human health

Director of the Biodesign Center for Health Through Microbiomes, Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown, shares insights into how the center partners with the human microbiome to improve people’s health.

Treatment for autism symptoms earns ASU researchers patent

A new treatment for autism, created by Arizona State University researchers and their colleagues, has been granted a patent by the U.S. Patent Office. The therapy, called Microbiota Transplant Therapy

Krajmalnik-Brown named top-cited researcher

Analytics company Clarivate named Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown, director of the Biodesign Center for Health Through Microbiomes, as a 2021 Highly Cited Research across a variety of fields. This recognition is awarded to individuals in their field who demonstrate excellence through the production of highly cited papers that rank in the top 1% for their field and year in the Web of Science, a global citation database. Krajmalnik-Brown, also known as “Dr. Rosy,” has

Medicine, the microbiome and human health

Biodesign China Virtual Symposium Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown, Biodesign Center for Health Through Microbiomes and Meihua Wan, West China Hospital of Sichuan University will share presentations. Participants can engage in a meaningful discussion following the presentations. This seminar is part of a virtual fall symposium, hosted by Biodesign Institute China, West China Hospital in Chengdu, and the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University.

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Biodesign researchers land coveted Hering Medal

Researchers at the Biodesign Swette Center for Environmental Biotechnology (BSCEB) and their colleagues have been awarded the 2021 Rudolph Hering Medal from the American Society of Civil Engineers.  The prestigious award recognizes

Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown

AAAS lecture: Microbes and autism

Monday, February 8, 2021 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM MST Microbiota Transfer Therapy for Autism: Multi-Omic Approaches and Lessons Learned During every instant of life, over a hundred trillion microbes,

Health and Wellness When the Microbiome Comes First

Rodney Dietert, PhD Cornell, University Presents: Health and Wellness When the Microbiome Comes First The human body, like most higher organisms on earth, is composed of thousands of different species, the majority of which are microbial. Placing our microbes first in our life strategies changes what it means to be healthy, safe from environmental insults, and fully functional. It also shatters many of our central 20th century scientific dogmas.

Rosa Krajmalnik-Brow

Managing the microbiome raises new hope for autism

According to the Centers for Disease Research, 1 in 54 children is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) each year, and the number has been rising. The disease causes perplexing,

Biodesign, on a research roll, announces new centers, state-of-the-art X-ray lab

The Biodesign Institute at ASU significantly expands its scientific enterprise, announcing three new centers/labs to advance explorations in the fields of microbiomics, green chemistry and pioneering compact X-ray science. With

Two women researchers in lab, wearing masks.

Undaunted: ASU Science forges ahead, despite worldwide crisis

The global pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus has affected nearly every aspect of daily life in Arizona and across the nation, putting many summer activities on pause in the

Autism symptoms reduced nearly 50% two years after fecal transplant

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one in every 59 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with autism, up from one in every 150 in 2000.