Compositions And Methods For The Treatment And Prevention Of Ulcerative Colitis And Colon Cancer


The instant invention is based, at least in part, on the discovery that T-bet maintains host commensal relationships in the gastrointestinal tract. Accordingly, this invention provides methods of treating and/or preventing ulcerative colitis, and/or colon cancer, and/or preventing colonization of a subject's gastrointestinal tract with commensal bacteria that promote ulcerative colitis as well as methods of identifying agents that treat and prevent the same.

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