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Microbiota restoration reduces antibiotic-resistant bacteria gut colonization in patients with recurrent Clostridioides
Langdon, A., Schwartz, D.J., Bulow, C. et al. Genome Med 13, 28 (2021)
Role of the intestinal microbiome and microbial-derived metabolites in immune checkpoint blockade immunotherapy of cancer
Hayase, E., Jenq, R.R. Genome Med 13, 107 (2021)
Strain-level epidemiology of microbial communities and the human microbiome
Yan, Y., Nguyen, L.H., Franzosa, E.A. et al. Genome Med 12, 71 (2020).
Bacteroides vulgatus and Bacteroides dorei predict immune-related adverse events in immune checkpoint blockade treatment of metastatic melanoma
Usyk, M., Pandey, A., Hayes, R.B. et al. Genome Med 13, 160 (2021).
Genome Medicine publishes important advances of broad interest in the application of genetics, genomics and multi-omics to understand, diagnose and treat disease. The Journal aims to bridge the basic science and clinical research communities in areas that include, but are not limited to: cancer genomics, immuno-oncology, immunogenomics, infectious disease, microbiome, cardiology, neurogenomics, systems medicine, clinical genomics, gene therapies, precision medicine, and clinical trials. The Journal content includes original research, method, software, database and guideline articles as well as reviews, opinions and commentaries.
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