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Dr Tom van den Bogert focused his research on small intestinal microbiota combining cutting edge omics method like metagenomics. He accepted to give us more detailed information about his work conducted in TIFN framework. We advise our readers to follow him on twitter @TomvandenBogert. What is your background? My studies started in Rotterdam where I obtained a bachelor's degree with a specialization in…

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Dr Tom van den Bogert focused his research on small intestinal microbiota combining cutting edge omics method like metagenomics. He accepted to give us more detailed information about his work conducted in TIFN framework. We advise our readers to follow him on twitter @TomvandenBogert. What is your background? My studies started in Rotterdam where I obtained a bachelor's degree with a specialization in…

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Research Director at INRA, Joël is Scientific Director of MetaGenoPolis (www.mgps.eu). He is the leader of the team ‘functionalities of the intestinal ecosystem’ within the Micalis Institute “Food and Gut Microbiology for Human Health” (http://www.micalis.fr/micalis_eng/Poles-and-teams/Pole-Ecosystems/FInE-Dore) and scientific board member of Microbiology Pole of the Doctoral School “Therapeutic Innovations” at Paris-XI University. Joel joined INRA in 1983 and received his PhD…

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Research Director at INRA, Joël is Scientific Director of MetaGenoPolis (www.mgps.eu). He is the leader of the team ‘functionalities of the intestinal ecosystem’ within the Micalis Institute “Food and Gut Microbiology for Human Health” (http://www.micalis.fr/micalis_eng/Poles-and-teams/Pole-Ecosystems/FInE-Dore) and scientific board member of Microbiology Pole of the Doctoral School “Therapeutic Innovations” at Paris-XI University. Joel joined INRA in 1983 and received his PhD…

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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 part 2. [View the story "#GMFH2014 on the Web [Part 1 of 3]" on Storify]

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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 part 2. [View the story "#GMFH2014 on the Web [Part 1 of 3]" on Storify]

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In this study, Aviles-Jimenez and co-workers aimed to characterize microbiota of the gastric mucosa as its progress to intestinal type of cancer. To do that, they analysed gastric tissue in patients with non-atrophic gastritis (NAG), intestinal metaplasia (IM) and intestinal-type gastric cancer (GC). After performing genetic analyses on the samples, the researchers quantified a low bacterial diversity in all samples,…

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In this study, Aviles-Jimenez and co-workers aimed to characterize microbiota of the gastric mucosa as its progress to intestinal type of cancer. To do that, they analysed gastric tissue in patients with non-atrophic gastritis (NAG), intestinal metaplasia (IM) and intestinal-type gastric cancer (GC). After performing genetic analyses on the samples, the researchers quantified a low bacterial diversity in all samples,…

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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. Thus, recurrence of those infections remains a clinical challenge.   In this “Between Bedside to Bench” article in the Nature…

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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. Thus, recurrence of those infections remains a clinical challenge.   In this “Between Bedside to Bench” article in the Nature…

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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 story "#GMFH2014 on the Web [Part 3 of 3]" on Storify]

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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 story "#GMFH2014 on the Web [Part 3 of 3]" on Storify]

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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 part 3.[View the story "#GMFH2014 on the Web [Part 2 of 3]" on Storify]

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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 part 3.[View the story "#GMFH2014 on the Web [Part 2 of 3]" on Storify]

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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 microbiome is for us a new way of considering our human evolution: it's a part of evolution that goes much…

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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 microbiome is for us a new way of considering our human evolution: it's a part of evolution that goes much…

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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 gut microbiota and why? One interesting aspect relates to the way we have approached the study of the microbiota. We…

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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 gut microbiota and why? One interesting aspect relates to the way we have approached the study of the microbiota. We…

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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 as the intestinal microbiota participate to their pathophysiology. Subsets of patients develop these condition after a bout of infectious gastroenteritis,…

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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 as the intestinal microbiota participate to their pathophysiology. Subsets of patients develop these condition after a bout of infectious gastroenteritis,…

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