Gut Microbiota Research & Practice is a section dedicated to promoting knowledge-sharing and debate among researchers, scientists and healthcare professionals. You will find a selection of discussions about articles from scientific literature as well as other content including interviews with experts, event reports, and special publications.

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.

The next 9th Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit will take place on March 7 and 8 2020 in Madrid, Spain. Discover here the scientific program and workshop sessions including fecal microbiome transplant, how the microbiome changes with age, and the small intestine and the gut-brain axis.