Northern Arizona University

City: Flagstaff

Amount: $100000

Award Date: 2018

Duration: 24 months

Program Area: Bioscience

Partnership with Mayo Clinic Arizona to determine whether prebiotic fiber supplementation leads to improved clinical asthma outcomes; the study is built on recognition that diet rapidly influences the microbiome, which in turn, may influence inflammatory airway diseases via a gut microbiome-airway axis. This grant is awarded under the Flinn Foundation Translational Research in Precision Medicine Seed Grant Initiative to support research collaborations between basic scientists and clinical researchers.