Intestinal microbiota drive CRPC

Intestinal microbiota drive CRPC

Data published in Science provide evidence that the intestinal microbiota can drive prostate cancer towards castration resistance by providing an alternative source of androgens. Original article: Pernigoni, N. et al. Commensal bacteria promote endocrine resistance in...
Targeting fungi for Crohn’s disease?

Targeting fungi for Crohn’s disease?

This article, written by Andreu Prados, discusses the discovery of a fungus that delays wound healing in mice and is enriched in the inflamed tissue of patients with Crohn’s disease.  The findings, along with the discovery of a modified yeast that suppresses...