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.

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

Catherine Juste studied agronomic engineering, and then became Doctor of Science, specializing in nutrition and physiology. She became passionate about environmental microbiology and is currently developing environmental proteomics of the gut microbes at INRA. She developed an innovative preparative pipeline

From a GMFH Summit to the next one

29 Jan 2014

by GMFH Editing Team

Almost a year ago, we were at the Gut Microbiota for Health Summit in Madrid (March 2013). The event gathered many lead experts across gut microbiota-related topics. We then made interviews with some of the speakers and decided to pull

Outnumbering our own cells more than 10 to one, the microbes thriving peacefully in the human body help keep us healthy. Recently, research findings have showed that microbial guests may also aid in the treatment of disease. Some of those

Gut microbiota: the good, the bad, and the ugly

24 Jan 2014

by GMFH Editing Team

In this video Dr. Jeffrey Bland discusses recent research into the gut microbiome. Some of the research cited includes work done by the Cleveland Clinic showing certain gut microbiota may convert animal products consumed in the diet into secondary metabolites