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MetaHIT (METAgenomics of the Human Intestinal Tract) is a collaborative project, funded by the European Commission, gathering 15 institutes from 8 countries. It was born of the idea that, with the rapid development of sequencing technologies, researchers could imagine explore the genetic potential of human microbial companions and understand their impact on our health and well being. The microbes of the…

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MetaHIT (METAgenomics of the Human Intestinal Tract) is a collaborative project, funded by the European Commission, gathering 15 institutes from 8 countries. It was born of the idea that, with the rapid development of sequencing technologies, researchers could imagine explore the genetic potential of human microbial companions and understand their impact on our health and well being. The microbes of the…

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Editor - Spain Cristina Saez is a freelance science journalist. She works for several media, for instance the Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia, where she coordinates the science section, Big Vang; as well as research centres and scientific societies. She has been awarded for her journalistic work, among others, with the Boehringer Ingelheim Award in Medical Journalism 2015. Follow Cristina on…

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Editor - Spain Cristina Saez is a freelance science journalist. She works for several media, for instance the Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia, where she coordinates the science section, Big Vang; as well as research centres and scientific societies. She has been awarded for her journalistic work, among others, with the Boehringer Ingelheim Award in Medical Journalism 2015. Follow Cristina on…

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Editor - Spain Andreu Prados is Pharmacist and Dietitian-Nutritionist (B.Sc.). Science writer specialised in gut microbiota and probiotics, working also as lecturer and consultant in nutrition and healthcare. Follow Andreu on Twitter @andreuprados

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Editor - Spain Andreu Prados is Pharmacist and Dietitian-Nutritionist (B.Sc.). Science writer specialised in gut microbiota and probiotics, working also as lecturer and consultant in nutrition and healthcare. Follow Andreu on Twitter @andreuprados

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Gothenburg – Sweden Dr. Simrén is Consultant at the Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg and has been Professor of Gastroenterology at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, since 2009. He is also principal researcher at the GI Motility Unit at Sahlgrenska University Hospital. His main research areas are the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of functional GI disorders, as well as the treatment…

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Gothenburg – Sweden Dr. Simrén is Consultant at the Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg and has been Professor of Gastroenterology at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, since 2009. He is also principal researcher at the GI Motility Unit at Sahlgrenska University Hospital. His main research areas are the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of functional GI disorders, as well as the treatment…

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Barcelona-Spain Prof. Guarner heads the Digestive System Research Unit at Hospital General Vall d’Hebron in Barcelona and leads the MetaHit Project in Spain. He is member of the Gut Microbiota for Health Scientific Comittee. His research fields include intestinal mucosa, ulcerative colitis, inflammatory bowel disease and probiotics.

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Barcelona-Spain Prof. Guarner heads the Digestive System Research Unit at Hospital General Vall d’Hebron in Barcelona and leads the MetaHit Project in Spain. He is member of the Gut Microbiota for Health Scientific Comittee. His research fields include intestinal mucosa, ulcerative colitis, inflammatory bowel disease and probiotics.

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Editorial Head – Germany Prof. Paul Enck has been Director of Research at the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy at University Hospital Tübingen in Germany since 2004. His main interests are psychophysiology and neurobiology, relating to the placebo response, eating and food intake and their disorders, nausea and vomiting and of gut functions in health and disease, including functional…

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Editorial Head – Germany Prof. Paul Enck has been Director of Research at the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy at University Hospital Tübingen in Germany since 2004. His main interests are psychophysiology and neurobiology, relating to the placebo response, eating and food intake and their disorders, nausea and vomiting and of gut functions in health and disease, including functional…

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Londres – Reino Unido Professor of Neurogastroenterology at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Director of the Wingate Institute of Neurogastroenterology since 2006. Professor Aziz’s research is aimed at understanding the neurophysiological basis of human brain-gut communication and its interaction with health and disease. He has made an important contribution to the understanding of how gut pain is…

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Londres – Reino Unido Professor of Neurogastroenterology at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Director of the Wingate Institute of Neurogastroenterology since 2006. Professor Aziz’s research is aimed at understanding the neurophysiological basis of human brain-gut communication and its interaction with health and disease. He has made an important contribution to the understanding of how gut pain is…

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París – Francia Prof. Joël Doré is Head of Research at unit for Ecology and Physiology of the Digestive System at INRA (the French National Institute for Agricultural Research). He also works for the MetaHit European project and he has made a recognised contribution to human intestinal microbiota molecular assessment. He coordinated an EU-funded research project and has been involved…

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París – Francia Prof. Joël Doré is Head of Research at unit for Ecology and Physiology of the Digestive System at INRA (the French National Institute for Agricultural Research). He also works for the MetaHit European project and he has made a recognised contribution to human intestinal microbiota molecular assessment. He coordinated an EU-funded research project and has been involved…

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Barcelona – España Head of the Gastrointestinal Research Section at the Hospital General Vall d’Hebron in Barcelona, Spain, since 1987, he currently serves as Chair of the Gut Microbiota & Health section of the European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility. Prof. Azpiroz’s clinical practice takes place in a large referral unit and specifically focuses on functional gut disorders. His research…

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Barcelona – España Head of the Gastrointestinal Research Section at the Hospital General Vall d’Hebron in Barcelona, Spain, since 1987, he currently serves as Chair of the Gut Microbiota & Health section of the European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility. Prof. Azpiroz’s clinical practice takes place in a large referral unit and specifically focuses on functional gut disorders. His research…

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