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.

#GMFH2014 on Storify [Part 1 of 3]

17 Mar 2014

by GMFH Editing Team

Scientists and clinicians examine the latest research in the role human gut microbes play indigestive and overall health at the Gut Microbiota for Health Summit 2014 (March 8-9 - Miami, USA), hosted by the ESNM and the AGA.    

It is known that disruption of gut microbiota by use of antibiotics makes individuals more vulnerable to Clostridium difficile infection (CDI). Also, antibiotic treatment for CDI can eliminate potentially protective commensal bacteria, which could, in turn, facilitate Clostridium difficile reinfection.

#GMFH2014 on Storify [Part 3 of 3]

17 Mar 2014

by GMFH Editing Team

Scientists and clinicians examine the latest research in the role human gut microbes play indigestive and overall health at the Gut Microbiota for Health Summit 2014 (March 8-9 - Miami, USA), hosted by the ESNM and the AGA. [View the

#GMFH2014 on Storify [Part 2 of 3]

14 Mar 2014

by GMFH Editing Team

Scientists and clinicians examine the latest research in the role human gut microbes play indigestive and overall health at the Gut Microbiota for Health Summit 2014 (March 8-9 - Miami, USA), hosted by the ESNM and the AGA. Go to

Prof. Jeffrey Gordon was invited to give a TED talk at the TEDxGatewayArch. His talk introduces the ideas of microbiota and microbiome, a new view to our connection to the microbial world as humans. He goes on detailing how our

Dr Elena Verdú's lab seeks to understand the complex pathophysiology of gastrointestinal disease, with a focus on microbiota-diet interactions, to identify novel therapeutic targets for these disorders.     1/ What strikes you most in the evolution of research on

Professor Barbara’s main scientific interest is in functional gastrointestinal disorders, including constipation, irritable bowel syndrome and diarrhea. These conditions have been considered for a long time mood disorders. However, there is clear recognition that peripheral and environmental factors as well

After a residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Endocrinology at the AMC-UvA and a postdoctoral fellowship on glycobiology at UC San Diego (prof. Jeff Esko, department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine), Dr Nieuwdorp started his own translational research group