About this Research Topic
The goal of this collection is to encourage investigators to contribute original articles that investigate a role of perturbed gut microbiota in pathophysiology of inflammatory disorders including cancer. Furthermore, we welcome review articles that summarize the current information and state of understanding of dysbiosis as it relates to inflammation which can lead to better understanding of underlying pathophysiology and potential targeted therapeutic strategies.
The following are suggestions for subtopics. However, this list is not comprehensive, and any related subtopics are welcome.
1. Molecular mechanisms in non-cancer gastrointestinal (GI) inflammatory disorders affecting microbial composition
2. Molecular mechanisms in various GI cancers affecting the microbial composition
3. Epidemiological studies investigating gut microbiota associated with inflammatory disorders
4. Molecular or epidemiologic studies investigating gut microbiota in disorders of immune system and autoimmune diseases.
Keywords: Microbiome, Inflammatory Gastrointestinal Disorders, Gastrointestinal Cancers, Host-Microbiome Interactions, Dysbiosis
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