CIHR highlights gut bacteria research in new online feature

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cihr-gutResearch leveraging CHILD Study data, published by CHILD Study investigator Dr. Stuart Turvey and his colleague Dr. Brett Finlay in September 2015, demonstrated that four specific gut bacteria, present during the first 100 days of life, protect against the development of asthma. The work, which was funded by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR), is now profiled in a new CIHR “Health research in action” profile.

Read the CIHR story: “Could asthma start with your gut?”