2014 Innovations Symposium - Poster Abstract Presentations

Taming the Microbiome


Abstract_McDonald   Abstract_Hudak   Abstract_Koch   Abstract_Joshi
Above: Christine McDonald, Cleveland Clinic; Jason E. Hudak, Harvard Medical School; Meghan Koch, University of California at Berkeley; Nitin Joshi, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical Center

Poster Presentations

The Kenneth Rainin Foundation’s 2014 Innovations Symposium: Taming the Microbiome, is designed to create conversations and connections among researchers from diverse scientific disciplines to encourage novel approaches to Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) research. Below is a list of research projects that were presented during the Poster Sessions:

Elucidating The Role Of GKN1 In Maintaining Gastrointestinal Health, Danika Bakke, University Of Chicago

Detection Of Urinary Volatile Organic Compounds In Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease And Controls By An Electronic Nose – A Transatlantic Study, David Cave, University of Massachusetts Medical Center

Tributyrin Protects Against Acute Ethanol-Induced Gut Injury, Gail Cresci, Cleveland Clinic

Hyaluronan From Human Milk Enhances Innate Defense Of Intestinal Epithelium And Protects From Salmonella Infection And DSS Colitis In Vivo, Carol De La Motte, Cleveland Clinic – Department Of Pathobiology

Metagenomic Characterization Of Enteric Viruses In Rhesus Macaques With Chronic Idiopathic Diarrhea And Their Disease Association Using A Case-Control Study, Eric Delwart, Blood Systems Research Institute

Phylochip Analysis Of The Gut Associated Microbiota In Foreign-Born Versus US-Born Hispanic Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Rishu Dheer, University Of Miami

Understanding Host-Microbe Mutualism With Bioorthogonal Chemical Reporters, Jason Hudak, Harvard Medical School

The Effects Of Gut Microbe Lipid A Structure On Innate Immune Signaling, Amy Jacobson, University of California, San Francisco

Mucosal Microbiota In Canine Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Albert Jergens, CVM, Iowa State University

A Site Selective And On Demand Drug Delivery Depot For Localized Treatment Of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Nitin Joshi, Brigham And Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Low Abundant Commensal Bacteria Induce Colitis In Genetically-Susceptible Mice, Gerard Kaiko, Washington University

Suppression Of Enterocyte Replication By Serial Fecal Microbiome Transplants In Pediatric Ulcerative Colitis, Richard Kellermayer, Baylor College Of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital

Hyaluronan From Human Milk Induces Anti-Bacterial Proteins Galectin-4 And Galectin-8 In Intestinal Epithelium That May Protect From Salmonella Infection, Yeo Jung Kim, Cleveland Clinic

Transmission Of The Microbiota Protects From Chronic Inflammation-Induced Colorectal Cancer, Jee-Hyun Kim, University of Southern California

Anti-Commensal IGG3 Antibodies Reinforce Intestinal Immune Homeostasis, Meghan Koch, University of California, Berkeley

Colonic Biogeography In Health And Ulcerative Colitis: Adding The Spatial Element, Grainne, Dr. Lennon, University College – Dublin, Ireland

Symbiotic Bacterial Metabolites Regulate GI Barrier Function Via PXR And TLR4, Sridhar Mani, Albert Einstein College Of Medicine

Influence Of Ethnicity And Disease In Migrant Populations With Ulcerative Colitis, Jordan Mar, University of California, San Francisco

Pharmacologic Enhancement Of NOD2 Anti-Microbial Defenses Ameliorates Experimental Colitis And Restores Function To Crohn’s Disease Macrophages, Christine McDonald, Cleveland Clinic

Formula- But Not Breast-Fed Infant Rhesus Macaques Share Gut Microbial, Immune, And Metabolomic Signatures With New-Onset Crohn’s Patients, Nicole Narayan, University Of California, Davis

Seaweed-Derived Fucoidan And Laminarin Have Distinct Effects On Inflammation In A Porcine Model Of Dextran Sodium Sulfate-Induced Ulcerative Colitis, Cormac O’Shea, University College, Dublin

Phosphatase And Tensin Homologue (Pten) Is A Polygenic Factor To Colitis At Early Ages, Sang Hoon Rhee, David Geffen School Of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles

A Cryptic Surface Layer From A Human Commensal Bacterium, Mao Taketani, University of California, San Francisco/University of California, Berkeley

Development Of A Bacteria-Specific Chimeric Antigen Receptor: A Novel Approach To Immunotherapy For Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Jens Vent-Schmidt, University Of British Columbia

Vertical Transmission Of AIEC Pathobiont Increases Severity Of DSS-Induced Colitis In Offsprin, Michael Wannemuehler, Iowa State University

The Host’s Microbiota Promotes Retrovirus-Induced Leukemia, Jessica Wilks, University Of Chicago

Nanofibers Of Self-Assembled De Novo Glycoconjugates For Mucosal Lining Restoration And Anti-Inflammatory Drug Delivery, Jie Zhou, Brandeis University