The microbiome and the nursing home

JAX and UConn researchers are exploring how patients’ microbiome, and risk of infection, change after time in a skilled nursing facility.

A $778,801 grant from the National Institute on Aging to The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) and UConn Health will fund studies of changes in the skin, oral and gut microbiomes of older adults who have been living in skilled nursing facilities and have transitioned back to the community. more