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HINTERLEITNER LAB

Our lab is interested in the fascinating yet complex events happening in our intestines every day. We are trying to understand the crosstalk between intestinal microbes, diets and the host mucosal immune system

When things go wrong in the intestine – mediated by viruses, bacteria or genetic defects the fine-tuned gut homeostasis can get out of balance, initiating inflammatory programs that can lead to a break in oral tolerance to food antigens, gut barrier defects and even impact other organs such as the brain