Microbiome: Exposure to household furry pets influences the gut microbiota of infants at 3-4 months following various birth scenarios.
Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: Maternal farm exposure modulates neonatal immune mechanisms through regulatory T cells.
Se Jin Song, postdoctoral research fellow, University of San Diego Knight Lab.
John DiBaise, MD, professor of medicine, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: Exposure to Pet and Pest Allergens During Infancy Linked to Reduced Asthma Risk.
Kim Kelly, postdoctoral fellow, Human-Animal Interaction Research Initiative, University of Arizona.
James E. Gern, MD, principal investigator, University of Wisconsin Asthma and Allergic Diseases Clinical Research Center; professor of asthma and immunology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.