Current Research

Current Research at the University of Minnesota

COVID-19

We are developing a clinical trial to use IMT in high risk patients, such as those who are older and have diabetes, high blood pressure, or obesity to prevent COVID-19-associated complications and death.

 

Ulcerative Colitis

We are currently recruiting patients with ulcerative colitis for an intestinal microbiota transplant clinical research study.

 

Leukemia

The University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center is recruiting patients for an IMT clinical trial to understand the clinical efficacy of IMT treatment for patients with acute myeloid leukemia and patients receiving allogenic hematopoietic stem cell transplants.

 

 

Research Supported by Microbiota Therapeutics Program

Recurrent C. difficile

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is studying the efficacy of IMT for the prevention of recurrent C. difficile infection (CDI)  after treatment of recurrent CDI with standard antimicrobial therapy.

VA Office of Research and Development

 

Liver Disease

Studying the effects of intestinal microbiota transplant in veterans with cirrhosis.

Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, VA, PI: Jasmohan Bajaj, MD, MS

 

Pitt Hopkins Syndrome

Intestinal microbiota transplants for children with Pitts Hopkins Syndrome and gastrointestinal disorders.

Arizona State University, PI: James Adams, PhD

 

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Intestinal microbiota transplant for children with autism spectrum disorder who have gastrointestinal disorders.

Arizona State University, PI: James Adams, PhD

 

Upcoming Research Trials

Lung Cancer

Studying the effects of intestinal microbiota transplant in patients with lung cancer.

 

 

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