Elena Ladas, PhD, RD

elena ladas

Columbia University
A Pilot Study Evaluating the Microbiome and Obesity in Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Pediatric ALL is a risk factor for the development of obesity. Children who develop obesity have reduced survival and increased side-effects. The intestinal microbiota has a role in the development and treatment of obesity. We propose to evaluate the intestinal microbiota so as to identify future targets for clinical investigation.