Icahn School Of Medicine At Mount Sinai


Date of Award

09.12.2018

Program

Crohn's Disease, Prevention

Amount

$3,231,528

Term of Grant

48 months

Project Title

The MELODY Trial: Modulating Early Life Microbiome through Dietary Intervention in Crohn's Disease

Project Description

Maternal health during pregnancy may influence the composition of the offspring’s gut microbiome and play an essential role in the development of their immune system. This is the first dietary intervention trial aimed at promoting a healthy gut microbiome in pregnant CD patients and their babies, and potentially preventing and minimizing the risk of CD.