Gut microbiome composition correlates with responsiveness to immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy. In a recent study in Science, Baruch et al. manipulated gut microbiome composition in patients with refractory metastatic melanoma using fecal microbiota transplants. Fecal microbiota transplant was safe and partially effective in inducing remission in refractory patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)155-157
Number of pages3
JournalCell Host and Microbe
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 10 2021


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