Bakterier. Illustration: Istockphoto.

Spotlight on our friends the bacteria

Not long ago, everyone – including doctors and experts – mainly considered bacteria, funguses and viruses as being something undesirable, only causing trouble and disease. Now we know better. Knowledge of the role of microbes for our well-being has exploded over the past decade. 

Video from CTMR: Secrets of the microbiome

A video about the people and the research conducted at the Centre for Translational Microbiome Research (CTMR). The centre is a collaboration between Karolinska Institutet, SciLifeLab and the company Ferring Pharmaceuticals.