2014-2015 Annual Report now available!

Dear Members, Supporters, and Friends of the BTER Foundation,   We want to take this opportunity to send a huge THANK YOU your way!  With your involvement and support, we have successfully reached our 2016 goals and are looking forward to another year of supporting Education and Research in the field of Biotherapy!   If…

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Check out our newsletter – the BeTER LeTTER!

The BeTER LeTTER is the BTER Foundation’s free newsletter, which helps keep you up to date on what’s new in the world of biotherapy and what the BTER Foundation is up to.  You can always access our current or past issues at http://www.bterfoundation.org/tbl_index, or you can subscribe to receive the BeTER LeTTER by clicking the “Biotherapy Journal Signup”…

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Summer Biotherapy Review is available!

Have you seen our Summer Biotherapy Journal Review? The Biotherapy Journal Review is a BTER Foundation publication that features reviews and current citations from the latest biotherapy literature.  The Biotherapy Journal Review is published quarterly, and is available at no cost to anyone interested to read it.  To recieve the Biotherapy Journal Review automatically via email, please sign up here.…

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Voldsgaard et. al. Biotherapy Journal Review Summer 2016

Journal Citation Voldsgaard A, Bager P, Garde E, Åkeson P, Leffers AM, Madsen CG, Kapel C, Roepstorff A, Thamsborg SM, Melbye M, Siebner H, Søndergaard HB, Sellebjerg F, Sørensen PS.  Trichuris suis ova therapy in relapsing multiple sclerosis is safe but without signals of beneficial effect. Mult Scler. 2015 Nov;21(13):1723-9. Published Abstract BACKGROUND: An observational…

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Fish et. al. Biotherapy Journal Review Summer 2016

Reviewer: Ronald Sherman, MD Journal Citation Fish R, Kutter E, Wheat G, Blasdel B, Kutateladze M, Kuhl S. Bacteriophage treatment of intransigent diabetic toe ulcers: a case series. J Wound Care. 2016 Jul;25 Suppl 7:S27-33. Published Abstract Objective: Diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) infections are a growing public health problem, with increasing prevalence, poor response to…

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Brundage et. al. Biotherapy Journal Review Summer 2016

Reviewer: Frank Stadler, BSc Hon, doctoral candidate Journal Citation Brundage AL, Crippen TL, Tomberlin JK. Methods for external disinfection of blow fly (Diptera: Calliphoridae) eggs prior to use in wound debridement therapy. Wound Repair Regen. 2016. doi: 10.1111/wrr.12408. Published Abstract Maggot debridement therapy (MDT) is the use of the larval stage of flies (i.e., Calliphoridae) to…

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Eskesen et. al. Biotherapy Journal Review Summer 2016

Reviewer: Ronald Sherman, MD Journal Citation Eskesen D, Jespersen L, Michelsen B, Whorwell PJ, Müller-Lissner S, Morberg CM. Effect of the probiotic strain Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis, BB-12®, on defecation frequency in healthy subjects with low defecation frequency and abdominal discomfort: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group trial. Br J Nutr. 2015 Nov 28;114(10):1638-46. Published Abstract…

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Stein et. al. Biotherapy Journal Review Spring 2016

Helminthic Therapy Reviews Journal Citation Stein M, Greenberg Z, Boaz M, Handzel ZT, Meshesha MK, and Bentwich Z. The Role of Helminth Infection and Environment in the Development of Allergy: A Prospective Study of Newly-Arrived Ethiopian Immigrants in Israel. PLoS.Negl.Trop.Dis. 2016; 10(1):e0004208 Published Abstract Helminth infection may be protective against allergy and account for the…

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Leung et. al. Biotherapy Journal Review Spring 2016

Phage Therapy Reviews Journal Citation: Leung S, Parumasivam T, Gao F, Carrigy NB, Vehring R, Finlay WH, Morales S,  Britton WJ, Kutter E, Chan H. Production of Inhalation Phage Powders Using Spray Freeze Drying and Spray Drying Techniques for Treatment of Respiratory Infections. Pharm Res. 2016; Published on-line, February, 2016 Published Abstract Purpose The potential…

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