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Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Visual Loss

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Dr. Mangalam


Ashutosh Mangalam, PhD

Investigator, Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Visual Loss

Phone: (319) 338-0581 Ext. 7696


601 Hwy 6 West (151)

Iowa City, IA 52246-2208


BS, Biology, Lucknow University

MS Biotechnology, Devi Ahilya University

PhD, Immunology, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences

Postdoctoral, Immunology, Mayo Clinic

Highlighted Publications

  1. Chen J, Chia N, Kalari K, Yao J, Novotna M, Paz Soldan M, Luckey D, Marietta E, Jeraldo P, Chen X, Weinshenker, Rodriguez M, Kantarci O, Nelson H, Murray J, and Mangalam A (2016). Multiple sclerosis patients have a distinct gut microbiota compared to healthy controls. Sci. Rep. 6, 28484; doi: 10.1038/srep28484 (2016). This article was one of the top 100 read articles among 20000 published by Scientific Reports in 2016 and is one of the most highly cited articles. PMID 27346372
  2. Mangalam AK, Shahi SK, Luckey D, Karau M, Marietta E, Luo N, Choung SR Ju J, Sompallae R#, Gibson-Corley K#, Patel R, Rodriguez M, Chella D, Taneja V, and Murray J. (2017). Human Gut-derived Commensal Bacteria Suppress Central Nervous System Inflammatory and Demyelinating Disease. Cell Reports 20:1269-77. Ranked (Altmetric score) in the top 50 articles among all articles (~4000) published by Cell ReportsPMID 28793252
  3. Jensen SN, Cady NM, Shahi S K, Peterson SR, Gupta A, Gibson-Corley KN, Mangalam AK (2021). Isoflavone diet ameliorates experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis through modulation of gut bacteria depleted in patients with multiple sclerosis. Sci. Adv. 7, eabd4595. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abd4595 Ranked (Altmetric score) in the 99th percentile and top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric. PMID: 34244137

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