#GMFH2014 interviews: Prof. Balfour Sartor

16 May 2014

by GMFH Editing Team

Discover the first video interview from our Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit 2014 serie. The event took place in Miami, Florida, USA on March 8-9, 2014. Prof. Balfour Sartor hosted a workshop on the role of intestinal microbiota in

As this enlightening video published by Huffington Post journalist Jacqueline Howard shows, we are walking ecosystems, as our bodies are colonised from top to bottom by microbes that, not happy with behaving like guests, are actually integrated into our biology.

Microbiota on the whiteboard

11 Mar 2014

by GMFH Editing Team

Do you want to know where the microbes that live in your digestive system come from? What is their relationship with metabolic conditions like diabetes or certain neurological disorders?

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

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

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

24 Jan 2014

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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

Understanding probiotics and prebiotics

21 Nov 2013

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Dr. Karen Scott, of the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health at the University of Aberdeen (UK), tells us about probiotics and prebiotics and discusses what they are, how they differ from each other, how they alter our microbiota and

Some months ago, California welcomed the TEDxCaltech: The Brain conference, where experts from different areas discussed a range of issues about the brain and the future of neuroscience. At one of the sessions, Elaine Hsiao, PhD in Microbiology from the California