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The Fifth Gut Microbiota for Health Summit – Miami – March 5-6, 2016

From 5 to 6 March 2016 the internationally leading experts in gut microbiota research met in Miami, Florida, to present the latest findings and discuss their significance for diseases, health and diet. Fact sheets covering the following hot topics from the Summit are now freely available here:

 

The Gut Summit Fact Sheets

The Summit Report
The Gut Microbiota Quiz
The Gut Microbiota Infographics
Useful links
– Download the program here!

– The Sessions Replay

 

 

The Gut Summit Fact Sheets

Fact Sheet #1: Gut microbiota composition: a new kind of biomarker?

The compositions and the changes of the gut microbial communities provide a huge potential of new biomarkers for indicating, monitoring and predicting intestinal conditions.

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Fact Sheet #2: When the gut microbiota gets out of balance

The gut microbiota is an incredibly complex network of interacting microbes that plays a key role in digestion and immune defense.

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Fact Sheet #3: Sneaking through barrier gaps: gut microbiota imbalance harms the liver

Gut microbial dysbiosis can also affect the liver. Diseases such as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, alcoholic liver disease and cirrhosis are associated with a disturbed microbial balance in the intestine.

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Fact Sheet #4: Gut’s helpers: What can be expected of probiotics?

Probiotics have become a blooming area of research, raising hopes for a treatment that is efficient, easily applicable and safe.

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Experts video interviews, bios & pictures

Prof. Max Nieuwdorp  BiographyPictureVideo interview – duration 4 min 07

Dr. Kishore Vipperla BiographyPictureVideo interview – duration 3 min 17

Prof. Francisco Guarner BiographyPictureVideo interview – duration 4 min 24

Prof. Bernd Schnabl BiographyPictureVideo interview – duration 3 min 34

Prof. Philippe Marteau  BiographyPictureVideo interview – duration 4 min 16

Prof. Fernando Azpiroz  BiographyPictureVideo interview – duration 4 min

Prof. Eamonn Quigley Biography Picture – Video interview – duration 3 min 36

Dr. R. Balfour Sartor  Biography Picture – Video interview – duration 4 min 45

Prof. Joël Doré Video interview – duration 4 min 22

Prof. Christian Jobin BiographyPicture

 

 

The Gut Microbiota Quiz

Answer 10 questions to test your knowledge on gut microbiota!

The Gut Microbiota Infographics

Here are 2 infographics to learn more about our gut microbiota, one about gut dysbiosis and the other one about the mechanisms of action of probiotics:

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Useful Links

 

The Organizing Medical Societies

ESNM: The European Society of Neurogastroenterology & Motility
AGA: The American Gastroenterological Association
ECCO: The European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation
ESPGHAN: The European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

 

The previous editions of the Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit

 Barcelona 2015 – The Fourth Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit

The Digital Press Folder

The Summit Report
The Sessions Replay
– Experts Video Interviews: Prof. Ted DinanProf. Dirk HallerProf. Elaine Y. HsiaoDr. Peer BorkProf. Robert F. SchwabeDr. Esther Jiménez Quintana

 Miami 2014 – The Third Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit

The Digital Press Folder
The Summit Report
The Sessions Replay
– Experts Video Interviews: Prof. Colin HillProf. D. Brent PolkProf. Colleen KellyProf. Eammon QuigleyProf. Max NieuwdorpProf. Balfour Sartor

Madrid 2013 – The Second Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit
The Summit Report
The Best Of Video
The Sessions Replay

Evian 2012 – The First Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit
The Summit Report