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Health Sciences profile

Dr Manuela Centanni

PositionPostdoctoral Fellow
DepartmentDepartment of Microbiology and Immunology
QualificationsPhD
Research summaryGastrointestinal Microbiology

Research

Manuela works with Prof Gerald Tannock. Her research interests include:
- gut microbiology
- molecular microbiology
- culture and characterisation of members of the gut microbiota

Publications

Centanni, M., Hutchinson, J. C., Carnachan, S. M., Daines, A. M., Kelly, W. J., Tannock, G. W., & Sims, I. M. (2017). Differential growth of bowel commensal Bacteroides species on plant xylans of differing structural complexity. Carbohydrate Polymers, 157, 1374-1382. doi: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2016.11.017

De Fazio, L., Spisni, E., Cavazza, E., Strillacci, A., Candela, M., Centanni, M., … Valerii, M. C. (2016). Dietary geraniol by oral or enema administration strongly reduces dysbiosis and systemic inflammation in dextran sulfate sodium-treated mice. Frontiers in Pharmacology, 7, 38. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2016.00038

Turroni, S., Rampelli, S., Centanni, M., Schnorr, S. L., Consolandi, C., Severgnini, M., … Candela, M. (2016). Enterocyte-associated microbiome of the Hadza hunter-gatherers. Frontiers in Microbiology, 7, 865. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00865

Consolandi, C., Turroni, S., Emmi, G., Severgnini, M., Fiori, J., Peano, C., … Centanni, M., … D'Elios, M. M. (2015). Behçet's syndrome patients exhibit specific microbiome signature. Autoimmunity Reviews, 14(4), 269-276. doi: 10.1016/j.autrev.2014.11.009

Spisni, E., Valerii, M. C., De Fazio, L., Cavazza, E., Borsetti, F., Sgromo, A., … Centanni, M., … Strillacci, A. (2015). Cyclooxygenase-2 silencing for the treatment of colitis: A combined in vivo strategy based on RNA interference and engineered Escherichia coli. Molecular Therapy, 23(2), 278-289. doi: 10.1038/mt.2014.222

Journal - Research Article

Centanni, M., Hutchinson, J. C., Carnachan, S. M., Daines, A. M., Kelly, W. J., Tannock, G. W., & Sims, I. M. (2017). Differential growth of bowel commensal Bacteroides species on plant xylans of differing structural complexity. Carbohydrate Polymers, 157, 1374-1382. doi: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2016.11.017

De Fazio, L., Spisni, E., Cavazza, E., Strillacci, A., Candela, M., Centanni, M., … Valerii, M. C. (2016). Dietary geraniol by oral or enema administration strongly reduces dysbiosis and systemic inflammation in dextran sulfate sodium-treated mice. Frontiers in Pharmacology, 7, 38. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2016.00038

Turroni, S., Rampelli, S., Centanni, M., Schnorr, S. L., Consolandi, C., Severgnini, M., … Candela, M. (2016). Enterocyte-associated microbiome of the Hadza hunter-gatherers. Frontiers in Microbiology, 7, 865. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00865

Consolandi, C., Turroni, S., Emmi, G., Severgnini, M., Fiori, J., Peano, C., … Centanni, M., … D'Elios, M. M. (2015). Behçet's syndrome patients exhibit specific microbiome signature. Autoimmunity Reviews, 14(4), 269-276. doi: 10.1016/j.autrev.2014.11.009

Spisni, E., Valerii, M. C., De Fazio, L., Cavazza, E., Borsetti, F., Sgromo, A., … Centanni, M., … Strillacci, A. (2015). Cyclooxygenase-2 silencing for the treatment of colitis: A combined in vivo strategy based on RNA interference and engineered Escherichia coli. Molecular Therapy, 23(2), 278-289. doi: 10.1038/mt.2014.222

Biagi, E., Zama, D., Nastasi, C., Consolandi, C., Fiori, J., Rampelli, S., … Centanni, M., … Candela, M. (2015). Gut microbiota trajectory in pediatric patients undergoing hematopoietic SCT. Bone Marrow Transplantation, 50, 992-998. doi: 10.1038/bmt.2015.16

Schnorr, S. L., Candela, M., Rampelli, S., Centanni, M., Consolandi, C., Basaglia, G., … Crittenden, A. N. (2014). Gut microbiome of the Hadza hunter-gatherers. Nature Communications, 5, 3654. doi: 10.1038/ncomms4654

De Fazio, L., Cavazza, E., Spisni, E., Strillacci, A., Centanni, M., Candela, M., … Valerii, M. C. (2014). Longitudinal analysis of inflammation and microbiota dynamics in a model of mild chronic dextran sulfate sodium-induced colitis in mice. World Journal of Gastroenterology, 20(8), 2051-2061. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i8.2051

Biagi, E., Candela, M., Centanni, M., Consolandi, C., Rampelli, S., Turroni, S., … Brigidi, P. (2014). Gut microbiome in Down Syndrome. PLoS ONE, 9(11), e112023. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0112023

Centanni, M., Turroni, S., Rampelli, S., Biagi, E., Quercia, S., Consolandi, C., … Candela, M. (2014). Bifidobacterium animalis ssp. lactis BI07 modulates the tumor necrosis factor alpha-dependent imbalances of the enterocyte-associated intestinal microbiota fraction. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 357(2), 157-163. doi: 10.1111/1574-6968.12515

Centanni, M., Turroni, S., Consolandi, C., Rampelli, S., Peano, C., Severgnini, M., … Candela, M. (2013). The enterocyte-associated intestinal microbiota of breast-fed infants and adults responds differently to a TNF-α-mediated pro-inflammatory stimulus. PLoS ONE, 8(11), e81762. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0081762

Centanni, M., Turroni, S., Biagi, E., Severgnini, M., Consolandi, C., Brigidi, P., & Candela, M. (2013). A novel combined approach based on HTF-Microbi.Array and qPCR for a reliable characterization of the Bifidobacterium-dominated gut microbiota of breast-fed infants. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 343, 121-126. doi: 10.1111/1574-6968.12138

Centanni, M., Bergmann, S., Turroni, S., Hammerschmidt, S., Chhatwal, G. S., Brigidi, P., & Candela, M. (2012). Tumor necrosis factor alpha modulates the dynamics of the plasminogen-mediated early interaction between Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis and human enterocytes. Applied & Environmental Microbiology, 78(7), 2465-2469. doi: 10.1128/AEM.07883-11

Maccaferri, S., Candela, M., Turroni, S., Centanni, M., Severgnini, M., Consolandi, C., … Brigidi, P. (2012). IBS-associated phylogenetic unbalances of the intestinal microbiota are not reverted by probiotic supplementation. Gut Microbes, 3(5), 406-413. doi: 10.4161/gmic.21009

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