Centre for Translational Microbiome (CTMR) News and Media

Recent news from the Centre for Translational Microbiome Research (CTMR) can be found below!

CTMR Publications

For a list of all publications, please visit our Selected Publications webpage!

Kiasat, A., Rautiainen, S., Prast-Nielsen, S., Engstrand, L., Schuppe-Koistinen, I., Gustafsson, U. O. O., & Granstrom, A. L. (2023). Evaluation of plasma Short chain fatty acid levels as markers for Inflammatory bowel disease. SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY. https://doi.org/10.1080/00365521.2023.2219357

Cheng, L., Liu, T., Liu, Q., Lian, L., Tang, G., Mille, L. S., Garcia, F. R., Engstrand, L., Zhang, Y. S., & Du, J. (2023). A 3D Bioprinted Gut Anaerobic Model for Studying Bacteria-Host Interactions. RESEARCH, 6. https://doi.org/10.34133/research.0058

Huch, S., Nersisyan, L., Ropat, M., Barrett, D., Wu, M., Wang, J., Valeriano, V. D., Vardazaryan, N., Huerta-Cepas, J., Wei, W., Du, J., Steinmetz, L. M., Engstrand, L., & Pelechano, V. (2023). Atlas of mRNA translation and decay for bacteria. NATURE MICROBIOLOGY. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41564-023-01393-z


CTMR News and Media

The Guardian - "The vaginal microbiome: how to look after it – and what to avoid", September 11 2023. 




Ina Schuppe Koistinen's book, Vulva: fakta, myter och livsomvälvande insikter, was nominated for the Swedish Publishing Prize (Publishingpriset)!


CTMR Podcasts

Podcast episodes where members from the Centre of Translational Microbiome Research (CTMR) are interviewed or featured:

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Vagina science!
Fact-based knowledge about the vulva, vagina and the microbes that live there
Break the taboo! Normalize the dialogue!

The Conversation - "Kourtney Kardashian’s ‘vaginal health gummies’: here’s what the evidence shows", February 16 2023

Article (in English) written by Ina Schuppe Koistinen, discusses the celebrity-endorsed use of "vaginal health gummies" and, from a scientific perspective, their effect on the vaginal microbiome. 


Elle - "Cycle care – lev i synk med din menscykel", February 10 2023

Article (in Swedish) featuring Ina Schuppe Koistinen and she discusses the role of the vaginal microbiome on women's mental health. 



Article from Rektor's Blog:

Ole Petter Ottersen Blog (president Karolinska Institutet) - "Agility in a health crisis – a report on the lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic", February 23 2023


New Book: "Vulva: Fakta, myter och livsomvälvande insikter by Ina Schuppe Koistinen"

Handbok för en vålmående vulva och vagina

For more information, please visit: Bookmark Forlag

News archive 2022-2016

Laura Poole