UNM Rainforest Innovations

Chief of Medicine, New Mexico VA Health Care System

Professor, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Department of Internal Medicine 

Pending U.S. Patent Applications (UNM-Affiliated)

  • Virus-Like Particle Compositions and Methods of Using Same

  • Compositions and Method for Treating Get Permeability Caused by Sulfate Reducing Bacteria

  • Bacteriophage Preparations and Methods of Use

  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Metabolic Syndrome with Magnesium Compositions

Research areas include:

  • Host-gut microbial interaction
  • Role of resident gut microbes in health and disease
  • Biology and therapeutic use of bacteriophages
  • Novel treatment of gut dysbiosis
  • Impact of gut dysbiosis on neurobehavioral changes
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