KPWHRI programmer Jane Grafton and Dona Cutsogeorge

I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life, by Ed Yong. Penguin / Random House, New York 2016, ISBN-10: 1476709645.

One of the perks of working at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute is being part of a community of people with far-ranging interests and hobbies. Lately, my friend and colleague Jane Grafton and I have become amateur microbiome geeks so we decided to review this wildly popular book on the subject.  We liked the deep dive into traditional folk remedies and general paralells with genomic medicine (which we study here at KPWHRI) -  such therapies becoming more effective through personalizing them to a patient’s particular microbiome. Read our full review on the Healthy Findings blog.

- Dona Cutsogeorge