“Microbiome: Detecting diversity” by Courtney Humphries in Nature 550, S12–S14 (05 October 2017) doi:10.1038/550S12a

“The Superhero in the Vagina” Can researchers harness the power of protective bacteria to guard against a common infection? By Kendall Powell in Mosaic Science (11 October 2016 )

Study Team:

Craig Cohen, MD, MPHPrincipal Investigator

Anke Hemmerling, MD, PhD, MPH, Co-Principal Investigator

Misa Perron-Burdick, MD, MAS, Site Investigator

Sara Newmann, MD, MPH, Site Investigator

Ruby Warnock, MPHStudy Coordinator

Tiffany Han, MPH, Study Coordinator

Marlene Schoefer-Wulf, Study Intern

Sherry Guo, Study Intern

Hannah Chi, Study Intern

Farah Refai, Study Intern

Elana Straus, Study Intern

Anna Kurzrock, Study Intern


Amanda O’Hara, Study Intern

C. Scott Weatherly, Study Intern

Maya Guhan, Study Intern

Frances Farrimond, Study Intern

Shwesha Govil, Study Intern

Swaroop Mistry, Study Intern

Lillian Wang, Study Intern

Kimia Etemadi, Study Intern

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