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Discover New Gut Microbiome and FMT Videos

Feb. 2, 2016

AGA has posted recordings of several recent microbiome and FMT-related presentations as on-demand resources for members.

Interested in advancing your understanding of the gut microbiome and fecal microbiota transplants? Over the last year, AGA has held several meetings focused on this topic, and we’ve just released some of the most interesting presentations as on-demand videos. These videos are available for free to members — just log in and click the links below to access the recordings.

You Are What You Eat: Pre and Pro-Biotics
Eamonn M. Quigley, MD, discusses the definition of pre and probiotics, steps that should be taken in characterizing a probiotic, and lists clinical disorders that may benefit from the use of a probiotic.

Current Role of FMT to Treat IBD
FMT expert Colleen R. Kelly, MD, explains what to you need to know about FMT in the setting of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Current Role of FMT for Treatment of C. Difficile
Christina M. Surawicz, MD, MACG, discusses the efficacy of fecal microbiota transplantation to treat C. difficile, IBD and other GI disorders.

Dietary Fat, the Gut Microbiome and Metabolic Risk
Eugene B. Chang, MD, AGAF, highlights the role of gut microbes in our metabolic processes. 

The Role of Gut Microbiome and Metabolome in the Onset of Celiac Disease in Genetically At-Risk Individuals
Alessio Fasano, MD, offers an overview on the role of microbiome in the onset of celiac disease.

Learn more about the microbiome by checking out the AGA Center for Gut Microbiome Research and Education.

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