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Support international scientific research

Since 2017, The Biocodex Microbiota Foundation rewards international research projects focused on human gut microbiota related to health and disease. Every year, the call for proposals covers a specific theme chosen by a committee of independent international scientists.

Through this grant, the Foundation aims to support Physicians, PhDs and Pharm D working in subject areas, such as gastroenterology, paediatrics, microbiology, infectious diseases and internal medicine and based anywhere in the world.

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR PROJECTS 2022

STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF THE GUT MICROBIOTA RESISTOME

 

This year, the International Scientific Committee has chosen the following topic: "functional role of antibiotic genes within the gut microbiome, with a focus on anaerobic microorganisms that are difficult to assess in routine clinical microbiology". You can apply either with a clinical or fundamental research proposals. Our scientific committee will select the best project among all the submitted ones.

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Granted projects

2021 - FUNCTIONAL EFFECTS OF THE HUMAN GUT MICROBIOME ON AUTISM

The international scientific committee of the Biocodex Microbiota Foundation awarded Pr Richard DELORME for his study project: “Randomized controlled trial evaluating the effect of transplantation of fecal microbiota in children with autism spectrum disorders and gastrointestinal symptoms”.

2020 - GUT MICROBIOTA AND POST ANTIBIOTICS OR POST INFECTIOUS FUNCTIONAL DISORDERS

For this edition, the scientific committee awarded Pr Premysl BERCIK for his study of the mechanisms and treatments of clostridium difficile-induced post-infectious Irritable Bowel Syndrom.

2019 – GUT MICROBIOTA AND DRUG METABOLISM

For this edition, the scientific committee awarded Prof. Emily Balskus for her research on inhibiting the gut microbiota's degradation of Parkinson's disease medication.

2018 - LIVER DISEASES AND GUT MICROBIOTA

For this edition, the scientific committee awarded Bernd Schnabl, MD, a professor from University of California for his research on the correlation between gut microbiota and alcoholic hepatitis.