Assessing the oral and fecal microbiome of obese individuals

What is the purpose of this trial?

The purpose of the study is to analyze the microorganisms that live in the mouth and intestines. We are looking for obese volunteers between 18-70 years of age with no major health conditions. The study involves collection of stool and saliva samples and requires three visits to the Yale School of Medicine. This is an observational study; no interventions are delivered.

Participation Guidelines

Ages: 18 - 70 years

Gender: Both

Yale University School of Medicine

Dates: 02/03/2016 - 02/01/2017

Last Updated: 08/23/2016

Study HIC#: 1512016981

Get Involved

For more information about this study, contact:
Maxine Fields

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Ather Ali

Principal Investigator