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John Haran focusing on microbiome to understand C. difficile in nursing homes

Date Posted: Friday, September 07, 2018

John Haran

Nearly 30 percent of nursing home residents carry the potentially fatal intestinal bacteria Clostridium difficile. To address this growing public health problem, physician-scientist John Haran, MD, PhD, and collaborators are focusing on the microbiome as a conduit to reduce the risk of C. diffinfection in nursing homes.