Should we exclude obese donors from FMT?

6 Feb 2015

by Philippe Marteau

Neha Alang and Colleen R. Kelly recently reported that a patient who had received fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) developed obesity (1).

Former European Society of Neurogastroenterology & Motility (ESNM) president Fernando Azpiroz, a gastroenterologist at Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron in Barcelona, Spain, has been involved in all three previous Gut Microbiota for Health World Summits.

The Microbiome and Aging

15 Jan 2015

by GMFH Editing Team

From cradle to grave, our gut is our most important physiological connection to the microbiome.

Why do some children suffer adverse vaccine events while others escape injury? What can be done to limit risk of injury by vaccination? Current CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) vaccine protocol beginning within 12 hours of birth does not factor gut microbiota as crucial to immune response.

Gut microbiota in Parkinson’s disease

27 Dec 2014

by Filip Scheperjans

I participated in the "Targeting microbiota" congress at Pasteur Institute because I considered the topics discussed very interesting and relevant to my research. For me microbiome conferences are still a rather foreign territory, but I very much like to talk

Dr. Emeran Mayer, an expert on the clinical and neurobiological aspects of the gut-brain axis, is a Professor in the Department of Medicine, Physiology and Psychiatry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He is also the Executive

Earlier this year, the American Gut Project branched out across the Atlantic with the launch of The British Gut Project. Dr. Tim Spector, the project lead, spoke with GMFH about the endeavor. Tim Spector, of London, UK, is a Professor of