Harvard Catalyst Profiles

Contact, publication, and social network information about Harvard faculty and fellows.

HMS faculty, help us improve the algorithms in Profiles by uploading your CV!

W. Allan Walker, M.D.

Concepts

This page shows the publications W. Walker has written about Probiotics.
Connection Strength

4.595
  1. Breast Milk and Microbiota in the Premature Gut: A Method of Preventing Necrotizing Enterocolitis. Nestle Nutr Inst Workshop Ser. 2020; 94:103-112.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.620
  2. Conditioned medium from Bifidobacteria infantis protects against Cronobacter sakazakii-induced intestinal inflammation in newborn mice. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2014 May 01; 306(9):G779-87.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.408
  3. Treatment of necrotizing enterocolitis with probiotics. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 2012 Dec; 41(4):733-46.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.369
  4. Probiotics in the prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2011 Nov; 45 Suppl:S133-8.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.346
  5. Potential roles and clinical utility of prebiotics in newborns, infants, and children: proceedings from a global prebiotic summit meeting, New York City, June 27-28, 2008. J Pediatr. 2009 Nov; 155(5):S61-70.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.301
  6. Probiotics: role in pathophysiology and prevention in necrotizing enterocolitis. Semin Perinatol. 2008 Apr; 32(2):127-37.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.270
  7. Mechanisms of action of probiotics. Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Feb 01; 46 Suppl 2:S87-91; discussion S144-51.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.267
  8. Secreted probiotic factors ameliorate enteropathogenic infection in zinc-deficient human Caco-2 and T84 cell lines. Pediatr Res. 2007 Aug; 62(2):139-44.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.258
  9. Probiotics and chronic disease. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2006 Mar; 40(3):270-4.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.234
  10. Probiotics as flourishing benefactors for the human body. Gastroenterol Nurs. 2006 Jan-Feb; 29(1):26-34.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.231
  11. Nutritional impact of pre- and probiotics as protective gastrointestinal organisms. Annu Rev Nutr. 2002; 22:107-38.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.175
  12. Indole-3-lactic acid, a metabolite of tryptophan, secreted by Bifidobacterium longum subspecies infantis is anti-inflammatory in the immature intestine. Pediatr Res. 2020 08; 88(2):209-217.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.153
  13. Recommendations for Probiotic Use--2015 Update: Proceedings and Consensus Opinion. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2015 Nov-Dec; 49 Suppl 1:S69-73.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.114
  14. From Birth to "Immunohealth," Allergies and Enterocolitis. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2015 Nov-Dec; 49 Suppl 1:S7-S12.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.114
  15. Initial intestinal colonization in the human infant and immune homeostasis. Ann Nutr Metab. 2013; 63 Suppl 2:8-15.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.100
  16. New insights into probiotic mechanisms: a harvest from functional and metagenomic studies. Gut Microbes. 2013 Mar-Apr; 4(2):94-100.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.094
  17. Probiotics prevent necrotizing enterocolitis by modulating enterocyte genes that regulate innate immune-mediated inflammation. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2013 Jan 15; 304(2):G132-41.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.093
  18. Early administration of probiotic Lactobacillus acidophilus and/or prebiotic inulin attenuates pathogen-mediated intestinal inflammation and Smad 7 cell signaling. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2012 Aug; 65(3):467-80.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.090
  19. Early gut colonization and subsequent obesity risk. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2012 May; 15(3):278-84.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.090
  20. The role of microbes in developmental immunologic programming. Pediatr Res. 2011 Jun; 69(6):465-72.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.084
  21. Neonatal microbial flora and disease outcome. Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program. 2008; 61:211-24.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.066
  22. Bacterial-enterocyte crosstalk: cellular mechanisms in health and disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2003 Feb; 36(2):175-85.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.047
  23. Protective nutrients and functional foods for the gastrointestinal tract. Am J Clin Nutr. 2002 May; 75(5):789-808.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.045
  24. Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG and its SpaC pilus adhesin modulate inflammatory responsiveness and TLR-related gene expression in the fetal human gut. Pediatr Res. 2015 Apr; 77(4):528-35.
    View in: PubMed
    Score: 0.027
Connection Strength

The connection strength for concepts is the sum of the scores for each matching publication.

Publication scores are based on many factors, including how long ago they were written and whether the person is a first or senior author.

Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.