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Laura Cox

Adjunct Instructor, Department of Medicine
Medicine

Contact Info

Address
545 First Avenue
New York, NY 10016

Laura.Cox@nyumc.org

Research Interests

My research focuses on characterizing how the intestinal microbiota shapes metabolic development, and what role they may play in aging and Alzheimer's disease.

Research Keywords

Microbiome, antibiotics, obeity, development, aging, Alzheimer's disease, microbiology, anaerobic bacteria

Partial restoration of the microbiota of cesarean-born infants via vaginal microbial transfer
Dominguez-Bello, Maria G; De Jesus-Laboy, Kassandra M; Shen, Nan; Cox, Laura M; Amir, Amnon; Gonzalez, Antonio; Bokulich, Nicholas A; Song, Se Jin; Hoashi, Marina; Rivera-Vinas, Juana I; Mendez, Keimari; Knight, Rob; Clemente, Jose C. Partial restoration of the microbiota of cesarean-born infants via vaginal microbial transfer. Nature medicine. 2016 Feb 1;22(3):250-253 (1933522)

Gastric Helicobacter pylori Infection Affects Local and Distant Microbial Populations and Host Responses
Kienesberger, Sabine; Cox, Laura M; Livanos, Alexandra; Zhang, Xue-Song; Chung, Jennifer; Perez-Perez, Guillermo I; Gorkiewicz, Gregor; Zechner, Ellen L; Blaser, Martin J. Gastric Helicobacter pylori Infection Affects Local and Distant Microbial Populations and Host Responses. Cell reports. 2016 Feb 4;14(6):1395-1407 (1948672)

Metabolic and metagenomic outcomes from early-life pulsed antibiotic treatment
Nobel, Yael R; Cox, Laura M; Kirigin, Francis F; Bokulich, Nicholas A; Yamanishi, Shingo; Teitler, Isabel; Chung, Jennifer; Sohn, Jiho; Barber, Cecily M; Goldfarb, David S; Raju, Kartik; Abubucker, Sahar; Zhou, Yanjiao; Ruiz, Victoria E; Li, Huilin; Mitreva, Makedonka; Alekseyenko, Alexander V; Weinstock, George M; Sodergren, Erica; Blaser, Martin J. Metabolic and metagenomic outcomes from early-life pulsed antibiotic treatment. Nature communications. 2015 Jun 30;6:7486-7486 (1649312)

Antibiotics in early life and obesity
Cox, Laura M; Blaser, Martin J. Antibiotics in early life and obesity. Nature reviews. Endocrinology. 2014 Dec 9;11(3):182-190 (1460592)

Altering the Intestinal Microbiota during a Critical Developmental Window Has Lasting Metabolic Consequences
Cox, Laura M; Yamanishi, Shingo; Sohn, Jiho; Alekseyenko, Alexander V; Leung, Jacqueline M; Cho, Ilseung; Kim, Sungheon G; Li, Huilin; Gao, Zhan; Mahana, Douglas; Zarate Rodriguez, Jorge G; Rogers, Arlin B; Robine, Nicolas; Loke, P'ng; Blaser, Martin J. Altering the Intestinal Microbiota during a Critical Developmental Window Has Lasting Metabolic Consequences. Cell. 2014 Aug 14;158(4):705-721 (1132022)