Rotavirus

Study

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What is the Rotavirus Study about?

 

 The Rotavirus vaccine works well to provide protection from the virus in high-income countries, it does not work as well in middle to low income countries. Our research is looking into why this happens. We are interested in the role of early life exposures such as breast milk and infant nutrition in how the gut microbiome is formed. We are also interested the role that the gut microbome plays in how well the Rotavirus vaccine works.

 

Who can participate: 

  • Healthy infants who are less than 2 months old.

  • Mothers must be at least 18 years old.

Help us:

  • Study rotavirus vaccine responses in different areas around the world

  • Learn more about infant immune systems

  • Develop better vaccines for the future

Compensation: 

You will receive compensation for your time and effort for each visit.