Leading Edge Archives - Kenneth Rainin Foundation

In this project, we propose to harness the antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties of ultraviolet-A (UVA) light to manipulate the intestinal microbiome and reduce inflammation in ulcerative colitis (UC) patients. Clinical trials for therapeutics in UC typically exclude patients with distal colitis/proctitis, and most patients do not achieve remission, even with optimized dosing of biologic therapy […]