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Best of the GMFH 2013

27 Jun 2013

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In this short video, find out about the key aspects of the Gut Microbiota for Health summit 2013 that took place in Madrid : hot topics, sessions, workshops and networking. Looking forward to welcoming you at the next edition of

Using mice models, scientists from UCL and WUR found that Akkermansia muciniphila could have a role in reversing high-fat diet-induced metabolic disorders, in this study obesity and type-2 diabetes. The two first authors, Amandine Everard and Clara Belzer, having respectively

In spite of being a technique that professionals began to practice and research decades ago, gut microbiota transplantation is an issue that is sparking considerable interest right now as a possible treatment for infections of the intestine (especially those produced

Summit Report 2013

3 Jun 2013

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The 2nd Gut Microbiota for Health Summit took place in Madrid from the 24th to the 26th of February, 2013. The event was co-organized by the Gut Microbiota & Health section of the ESNM and the American Gastroenterological Association, with

The type of birth (vaginal delivery or C-section) affects the development of gut microbiota in newborns and may affect their health later in life, according to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Canadian researchers studied the development

Dr François Leulier on the Biovision Forum 2013

17 May 2013

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During the Biovision Forum 2013, you chaired the session on the Gut Microbiota and moderated a round table on the subject. What are the main messages coming out of this event?   FL: I think it was an excellent initiative

Workshops at the GMFH 2013

17 May 2013

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We have composed short summaries of the workshops that were organized during the Gut Microbiota for Health Summit (Madrid, February 2013).   Here is the list of workshops: “Gut Microbiota and functional bowel disorders” “Gut Microbiota and brain function” “Probiotics

Professor of Medical Microbiology Graham Rook, from UCL (University College London), explains in this video the “surprisingly close” relationship between gut microbiota and the immune system. Prof. Rook, who was interviewed during the 2nd Gut Microbiota and Health Summit, compares