Mini Symposia Presentations

Start Date

20-5-2014 4:00 PM

Description

Mounting evidence suggests that particular aspects of human health and disease may be attributable to the trillions of microbes that inhabit our gastrointestinal tract, collectively referred to as the gut microbiota. As part of the mini-symposium entitled "Manipulating the Gut Microbiome for Human Health," Drs. McCormick and Blanchard introduce the symposium, which will offer session lectures and a follow-up interactive, discussion-based workshop on topics related to attempts to manipulate the gut microbiota to improve health.

Keywords

gut, microbiome, microbes, dysbiosis

Comments

Presented at the 2014 UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science Research Retreat, held on May 20, 2014 at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Mass.

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May 20th, 4:00 PM

Manipulating the Gut Microbiome for Human Health

Mounting evidence suggests that particular aspects of human health and disease may be attributable to the trillions of microbes that inhabit our gastrointestinal tract, collectively referred to as the gut microbiota. As part of the mini-symposium entitled "Manipulating the Gut Microbiome for Human Health," Drs. McCormick and Blanchard introduce the symposium, which will offer session lectures and a follow-up interactive, discussion-based workshop on topics related to attempts to manipulate the gut microbiota to improve health.

 

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