Deciphering host-environment interactions

Welcome to the ThaissLab

We are part of the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania.

We strive to develop new therapies for human diseases by transforming our understanding of host-environment interactions.

Recent Publications

The impact of stress on colitis, Cell, 2023

The enteric nervous system relays psychological stress to intestinal inflammation

Microbiome and exercise, Nature, 2022

A microbiome-dependent gut-brain pathway regulates motivation for exercise

Diet and colorectal cancer, Nature, 2022

β-Hydroxybutyrate suppresses colorectal cancer

The Team

We are an international team of scientists jointly tackling some of the most important questions in biomedicine.

To join our journey, contact us.