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The 2016 Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit is set to take place in Miami, Florida (USA) on March 5th and 6th, 2016. Building on the 2015 conference, the event will bring together scientific researchers, healthcare professionals and press to learn the latest information related to the gut microbiota. As a collaboration between two medical societies -- The American Gastroenterological…

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The 2016 Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit is set to take place in Miami, Florida (USA) on March 5th and 6th, 2016. Building on the 2015 conference, the event will bring together scientific researchers, healthcare professionals and press to learn the latest information related to the gut microbiota. As a collaboration between two medical societies -- The American Gastroenterological…

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Editorial from Gail Hecht Chair of the Scientific Committee of the 2016 Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit Abundant evidence shows that particular aspects of human health and disease are attributable to the trillions of microbes that inhabit our gastrointestinal tract, collectively referred to as the gut microbiota. Consider that the number of unique genes contributed by the gut microbiota…

Gail Hecht
Dr. Hecht is Professor of Medicine and Microbiology/Immunology and Chief, Gastroenterology and Nutrition at Loyola University Chicago. She earned her MD from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, completed Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, and her Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Her initial faculty appointment was at the University of Illinois Chicago where she rose through the ranks to Professor and was appointed Chief of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition. She relocated to Loyola in her current position in January 2013. She serves as Editor-in-Chief of a new journal Gut Microbes published by Landes Bioscience. Dr. Hecht has been very active in the American Gastroenterological Association functioning as Chair of the Intestinal Disorders Section of the AGA Council, as Basic Research Councilor to the Governing Board and ultimately serving as President from 2009-2010, only the second woman to serve in that capacity.

Editorial from Gail Hecht Chair of the Scientific Committee of the 2016 Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit Abundant evidence shows that particular aspects of human health and disease are attributable to the trillions of microbes that inhabit our gastrointestinal tract, collectively referred to as the gut microbiota. Consider that the number of unique genes contributed by the gut microbiota…

Gail Hecht
Dr. Hecht is Professor of Medicine and Microbiology/Immunology and Chief, Gastroenterology and Nutrition at Loyola University Chicago. She earned her MD from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, completed Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, and her Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Her initial faculty appointment was at the University of Illinois Chicago where she rose through the ranks to Professor and was appointed Chief of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition. She relocated to Loyola in her current position in January 2013. She serves as Editor-in-Chief of a new journal Gut Microbes published by Landes Bioscience. Dr. Hecht has been very active in the American Gastroenterological Association functioning as Chair of the Intestinal Disorders Section of the AGA Council, as Basic Research Councilor to the Governing Board and ultimately serving as President from 2009-2010, only the second woman to serve in that capacity.

Mark your calendar and join the gut microbiota & health community in the 2016 edition of the Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit that will be held in Miami, Florida, USA, on March 5 & 6, 2016! The fifth edition of the Gut Summit is organized by the American Gastroenterological Association and the European Society of Neurogastroenterology & Motility in partnership…

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Mark your calendar and join the gut microbiota & health community in the 2016 edition of the Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit that will be held in Miami, Florida, USA, on March 5 & 6, 2016! The fifth edition of the Gut Summit is organized by the American Gastroenterological Association and the European Society of Neurogastroenterology & Motility in partnership…

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