Milestones in gut microbiome science in 2019

26 Dec 2019

by Andreu Prados

While initial studies focused on characterizing the gut microbiome, there has been a shift in the field towards mechanistic research focusing on microbiome influence on host phenotype. Here, science and medical writer Andreu Prados updates major breakthroughs in the field in 2019.

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