Together, we can promote wellness through groundbreaking science on the immune system, genetics, and the microbiome to improve human health.
The microbiome—the collection of bacteria, viruses, and fungi that live in and on us—shapes many facets of our health.
With the establishment of the Duchossois Family Institute in 2017, we have built powerful capabilities to study and wield the microbiome’s effects to improve health and well-being.
We are examining the microbiome across a range of conditions and life stages.
Our team of microbiologists, chemists, pathologists, and data experts is working to:
Your support is paving the way
Martin Boyer Professor of Medicine