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Impacts of the microbiome on the development of RA

Hello, my name is Dhruva Jayanth. My Polygence project is about the effect that foods can have on a microbiome. More specifically the effects that it has on the development of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) in one's body
High School
Saratoga High
Graduation Year
Student review
Polygence met my expectations in terms of my mentor always being there for me.

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Project description

Rheumatoid arthritis is a widespread disease that affects millions of people worldwide. Recent research has pinpointed diet and its impact on the gut microbiome as being a major player in the development of the disease. This project will focus on creating a review article that summarizes the field, what researchers are focused on, and what potential therapeutics will be used to treat the disease.

Impacts of the microbiome on the development of RA
Project outcome

I created a research article on the effects that food has on the microbiome.

PhD Doctor of Philosophy
Microbiology, Microbiome, Bacteriology, Pathogens, IBD, Intestine, Immunology
Mentor review

Kyler was very helpful throughout the project. He always asked if I understood the concept and even took time to explain a concept if it did not make sense to me.

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