• Allergy-related diseases and early gut fungal and bacterial microbiota abundances in children 

      Schei, Kasper; Simpson, Melanie Rae; Øien, Torbjørn; Salamati, Saideh; Rudi, Knut; Ødegård, Rønnaug (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background The early gut microbiota has been proposed as an important link between environmental exposures and development of allergy-related diseases. Beyond the widely investigated associations between the gut bacterial ...
    • Early gut fungal and bacterial microbiota and childhood growth 

      Schei, Kasper; Simpson, Melanie Rae; Avershina, Ekaterina; Rudi, Knut; Øien, Torbjørn; Juliusson, Petur Benedikt; Underhill, David; Salamati, Saideh; Ødegård, Rønnaug (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Introduction: Childhood growth is a sensitive marker of health. Animal studies show increased height and weight velocity in the presence of fungal as well as antibiotic supplement in feed. Human studies on early gut ...
    • Early gut mycobiota and mother-offspring transfer 2017 Aug 24;5(1):107. doi: 10.1186/s40168-017-0319-x. 

      Schei, Kasper; Avershina, Ekaterina; Øien, Torbjørn; Rudi, Knut; Follestad, Turid; Salamati, Saideh; Ødegård, Rønnaug (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background The fungi in the gastrointestinal tract, the gut mycobiota, are now recognised as a significant part of the gut microbiota, and they may be important to human health. In contrast to the adult gut mycobiota, the ...
    • Human Breast Milk miRNA, Maternal Probiotic Supplementation and Atopic Dermatitis in Offspring 

      Simpson, Melanie Rae; Brede, Gaute; Johansen, Jostein; Johnsen, Roar; Storrø, Ola; Sætrom, Pål; Øien, Torbjørn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      Background: Perinatal probiotic ingestion has been shown to prevent atopic dermatitis (AD) in infancy in a number of randomised trials. The Probiotics in the Prevention of Allergy among Children in Trondheim (ProPACT) trial ...
    • Reduced Th22 cell proportion and prevention of atopic dermatitis in infants following maternal probiotic supplementation 

      Rø, Anne Dorthea; Simpson, Melanie Rae; Rø, Torstein Baade; Storrø, Ola; Johnsen, Roar; Videm, Vibeke; Øien, Torbjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background In the randomized, controlled study Probiotics in the Prevention of Allergy among Children in Trondheim (ProPACT), maternal probiotic supplementation reduced the incidence of atopic dermatitis (AD) in the ...