Simultaneous Symposia 5b: The Human Microbiome
Wednesday, October 22
11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Moderator: Eamonn M. M. Quigley, MD, FACG
Human Intestinal Microbiome: What the Practicing Gastroenterologist Should Know
Eamonn M. M. Quigley, MD, FACG
Identify how the microbiome functions and interacts within the GI tract.
What Is the Evidence that the Intestinal Microbiome Has a Role in Gastrointestinal Diseases?
Lawrence J. Brandt, MD, MACG
Define the role of the human microbiome in relation to GI disorders.
Targeting the Intestine Microbiota in the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Diseases
Yehuda Ringel, MD, FACG
Assess the role of the human microbiome in the treatment of GI diseases.