The Center for Microbiome Sciences & Therapeutics (CMiST), part of the UW Medicine’s Department of Medicine and Division of Gastroenterology, is a scientific research center committed to understanding the dynamic interactions between the microbiome and our own human cells, to advancing the development of microbiome-based biotherapeutics to treat or prevent disease and to educating the community about the importance of the microbiome in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. To accomplish these goals, CMiST has established a world class team of clinicians, scientists and educators that span biomedical and basic science departments as well as the arts.
With access to a brand new germ-free animal facility, Innovations Services devoted to understanding host-microbial and microbial-microbial interactions, and an environment that promotes scientific rigor, fosters creativity, believes in the value of arts in science and celebrates out-of-the-box thinking, CMiST will be a beacon for translational microbiome research. For additional information about CMiST and the Innovation Services we offer, visit our website at www.cmistuw.org or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to learn more about our director, William DePaolo, or are interested in a scientific or artistic collaboration, please email email@example.com or visit our laboratory website at www.depaololab.com.
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R. William DePaolo
Associate Professor | Medicine
Lynn M. & Michael D. Garvey Endowed Chair | Gastroenterology
Director | Center for Microbiome Sciences & Therapeutics (CMiST)