Micro-Guests' Role in Pathologic Processes

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 08:52 in Health & Medicine

We host more microbiota than our own cells. These micro-guests produce metabolites that are only beginning to be appreciated as important factors in pathologic processes, from chronic inflammatory diseases to preterm birth. In this morning's President's Invited Session, Gary Wu, MD, and Rebecca Simmons, MD, both from the University of Pennsylvania, will share the most recent findings and ongoing trials that are beginning to define the complex host-guest relationship in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and pre-term birth.

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