Harnessing the Power of the Microbiome
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The past few years research has been focused on understanding the composition of the microbiome. More recent studies have advanced our knowledge into disease-associated microbiota changes, establishing mechanisms and causality in animal models. While our understanding of the microbiome is still incomplete, several reports of the success of fecal transplant as therapy against post-antibiotic hospital-acquired enteric bacterial infections has encouraged this prospect of harnessing the wealth of the microbiome for therapeutic purposes. In this webinar, we will hear the experimental approaches being taken by three prominent researchers at the forefront of the field.
The presentations will be followed by a lively discussion of the future prospects and challenges to harnessing the microbiome’s therapeutic potential.