Oscar Noya-Alarcón

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has set goals for onchocerciasis elimination in Latin America by 2015. Most of the six previously endemic countries are attaining this goal by implementing twice a year (and in some foci, quarterly) mass ivermectin (Mectizan®) distribution. Elimination of transmission has been verified in Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico.(More)
The field of microbiome research is providing important insights into the roles of our microbial genomes, contained in human-evolved microorganisms — our ‘microbiome’. We have learned that our microbiome affects immune and hormonal modulation, resistance to infections, and metabolism1. As we mine the human microbiome for knowledge, issues related to(More)
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