World Microbiome Day

World Microbiome Day, June 27, 2018, aims to showcase the vibrant and diverse worlds of microbiomes, and to encourage public dialogue on their critical importance to human, animal and environmental health.


Submit to the AJG Special Issue on the Gut Microbiome by August 15

ACG Resources for World Microbiome Day

The College has identified articles and video presentations that dovetail with World Microbiome Day. Learn from presentations from the ACG Annual Scientific Meeting and articles from The American Journal of Gastroenterology, Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology, and ACG Case Reports Journal. ACG hopes you enjoy exploring these materials featured in honor of the first World Microbiome Day.


Current and Future Clinical Applications of the Microbiome in GI Disease
ACG Education Universe, Eamonn M. M. Quigley, MD, MACG

Eamonn M. M. Quigley, MD, MACG

The Human Microbiome: Where Does It Fit in the Clinical Management of a Patient?
ACG Education Universe, Yehuda Ringel, MD, FACG

Yehuda Ringel, MD, FACG


The American Journal of Gastroenterology

Probiotics in Gastroenterology: How Pro Is the Evidence in Adults?
Ronald L. Koretz, MD

Rural and Urban Residence During Early Life is Associated with Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Population-Based Inception and Birth Cohort Study
Benchimol, et al.

Clinical and Pathophysiological Consequences of Alterations in the Microbiome in Cirrhosis
Jane Macnaughtan MA(Hons), BMBCh, and Rajiv Jalan MD, PhD

2016 AJG Supplement on the Microbiome

Persisting Consequence of Intestinal Infection: A Case of the Blind Men and the Elephant
Mark S. Riddle MD, DrPH, and Richard I. Walker, PhD

Chronic Health Consequences of Acute Enteric Infections in the Developed World
Chad K. Porter, PhD, MPH, Barbara Kowalcyk, PhD, and Mark S. Riddle , MD, DrPH


Good Bugs, Bad Bugs in the Gut: The Role of Microbiota Dysbiosis in Chronic Gastrointestinal Consequences of Infection
Andre G. Buret, PhD

The Microbiome–Gut–Brain Axis and the Consequences of Infection and Dysbiosis
John Bienenstock, MBBS, Wolfgang Kunze, PhD, and Paul Forsythe, PhD

Autoimmunity and Irritable Bowel Syndrome: New Pathophysiology
Mark Pimentel, MD, FRCP(C), Gillian M. Barlow, PhD, Jae Hak Kim, MD, and Christopher Chang, MD, PhD

Genetics, Mucosal Inflammation, and the Environment in Post-Infectious Chronic Gut Syndromes
Marjorie M. Walker, BMBS, FRCPath FRCPA, Simon J. Keely, PhD, Rodney J. Scott, PhD, DSc, FRCPath, FHGSA, FFSc(RCPA), and Nicholas J. Talley, MD, MBBS, PhD, MMedSci, MACG

Using Markers in IBD to Predict Disease and Treatment Outcomes: Rationale and a Review of Current Status
Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD, FACG, and Dermot P.B. McGovern MD, PhD, FRCP

Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology

Characteristics of the bacterial microbiome in association with common intestinal parasites in irritable bowel syndrome
Rindom Krogsgaard, et al.

Barrett’s esophagus is associated with a distinct oral microbiome
Snider, et al.


Genetic risk, dysbiosis, and treatment stratification using host genome and gut microbiome in inflammatory bowel disease
Moustafa, et al.

Consistent Prebiotic Effect on Gut Microbiota With Altered FODMAP Intake in Patients with Crohn’s Disease: A Randomised, Controlled Cross-Over Trial of Well-Defined Diets
Halmos, et al.

ACG Case Reports Journal

Microscopic Colitis After Fecal Microbiota Transplant
Matthew J. Fasullo, DO, Yasir Al-Azzawi, MD, and Jeffrey Abergel, MD

Hair Growth in Two Alopecia Patients after Fecal Microbiota Transplant
Rebello, et al.

Symptomatic Microscopic Colitis Atop Quiescent Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Case Series
Megna, et al.