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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: PROBIOTIC-RELATED HEALTH RESEARCH

Location: Diet, Genomics and Immunology Lab

Project Number: 8040-51000-055-01
Project Type: Memorandum of Understanding

Start Date: Jun 01, 2009
End Date: May 31, 2014

Objective:
Enhance communication and interaction between the ARS/BHNRC and the NIH's National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine reseach communities to facilitate research on probiotics in human subjects, and to integrate results from that research into an improved understanding of the mechanism of action of probiotics and their effects on human health.

Approach:
Each Agency has existing programs and resources for facilitating reearch and technology development. Research facilitated by this MOU will be complementary to studies supported by the ARS/BHNRC and NIH/NCCAM at the agencies' intramural and extramural laboratories.

Last Modified: 10/22/2014
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