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CSIR microbiome mapping initiative

Project Status: 
Ongoing

This project is based on the investigation of human microbiome in the South African population and using this to quantify/describe the specific microbiomes present in South Africans. This project aims to create a national digital platform for the analysis of the human microbiomes present and develop health models for predicting health outcomes and solutions.

This is also a part of the development of a national digital platform to create personally tailored treatment outcomes and health solutions.

Contact Person

Dr Jerolen Naidoo

Key Concept

The microbiome mapping initiative
The microbiome mapping initiative is a first in SA for establising the baseline gut profile of our population as it relates to human health and disease risks unique to the South African context.

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