Welcome to CHAMMP

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Center of Health for Advancing Microbiome and Mucosal Protection (CHAMMP)


Mission Statement: The mission of CHAMMP is to prevent and resolve co-morbidities of chronic inflammatory diseases through restoration of mucosal barriers and microbiota synergy.

The Center of Health for Advancing Microbiome and Mucosal Protection (CHAMMP) was developed from the Research Investments in the Sciences and Engineering (RISE) program entitled, "Protecting the Fragile Intestine: Integrating Microbiota and Mucosal Health" examines the important role of the intestine in promoting overall health.”

The Center of Health for Advancing Microbiome and Mucosal Protection brings together the researchers whose projects involve investigating how the human microbiome shapes gut development and chronic inflammatory diseases both infectious and non-infectious.  Through research collaborations they will discover, translate and apply methods to advance microbiome and mucosal protection.  





Contact Us

If you would like more information about CHAMMP, please send your inquires via email to chammp@ucdavis.edu

Mother's genes can influences the bacteria in her baby's gut

Apr 13, 2015

Researchers at UC Davis have found that a gene, which is not active in some mothers, produces a breast milk sugar that influences the development of the community of gut bacteria in their infants.

Researchers uncover hidden miracles in breast milk with links to cancer

Dec 11, 2014

At UC Davis, collaborative research — linking scientists across the campus from multiple fields of expertise — has led to significant advancements in many areas, including our understanding of the benefits of breast milk.

$6.9 million funds studies of health-boosting compounds in cow’s milk

Dec 02, 2014

Research on milk glycans is funded for a total of $6.9 million from the National Institutes of Health, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, and the National Cancer Institute.