The Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit (GMFH) is just two weeks away on March 23 and 24 in Miami and interested attendees can still save up to $200 if they register by March 12. For the past eight years, the Gut Summit has been the preeminent global meeting on gut microbiota health and disease. The 2019 program will present the latest evidence on the interaction between diet, nutrition and the gut microbiome.
Attendees will learn how diet and nutrition are being used in concert with traditional therapies to manage GI disorders and:
- Will leave with a deep understanding of how diet and exercise can change a patients’ microbiota.
- Will learn about the most recent research to improve patient care.
- Will understand the new ways to discuss microbiota care with patients.
- Will have opportunities to network with industry thought leaders.
Giovanni Barbara, MD, University of Bologna (Italy), will moderate a session, Diet-Microbiota Interactions in Human Health and Disease. Leading experts will discuss dietary benefits for vegans and omnivores, and how diet influences FODMAPs, irritable bowel syndrome and metabolic diseases.
Purna Kashyap, MBBS, Mayo Clinic, will moderate a session on Promoting Microbiota Health Through Diet and Exercise that will examine the impact of dietary fiber, fermented foods and exercise on gut health.
Gary D. Wu, MD, University of Pennsylvania, will moderate a session on Metabolites and Nutrition that will review the impact of amino acid-based metabolites, TMAO, microbe-derived metabolites and the liver, and individualized responses of the microbiome and metabolome to diet.
Raanan Shamir, MD, Tel-Aviv University (Israel), will moderate a session on Probiotics in Human Health and Disease that will review how probiotics are being used to treat and prevent GI maladies. The session will also include a review of the next generation of probiotics by Eran Elinav, MD, PhD, Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel).
Organized by AGA and the European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility (ESNM), the Summit is approved for up to 10.75 CME credits and will also host workshops and networking events during the two days.