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Microbiome: The Gastrointestinal Tract and Beyond (SA34)

Saturday, April 22 • 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM PT

In Person SessionVirtual Session


  1. Describe how the microbiome affects inflammation
  2. Summarize the role of the microbiome on liver disease, including in patients with liver transplant
  3. Identify the mechanisms through which the microbiome affects the cardiorespiratory system
  4. Identify the potential role of probiotics on modulating the microbiome


Microbiome and Liver Disease: Focus on Cirrhosis and Liver Transplantation 
Gail Cresci, PhD, RD, Director, Nutrition Research, Center for Human Nutrition, Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Inflammation in Chronic Disease: All the Blame on the Gut 
Joseph Roberts, PhD, Assistant Professor, College of Health Solutions, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ

Food, the Microbiome, and Cardiopulmonary Function 
John C. Alverdy, MD, Sara and Harold Lincoln Thompson Professor of Surgery; Executive Vice Chair, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL 
Stéphane Schneider, MD, PhD, FEBGH, Professor of Nutrition, Université Côte d'Azur; Professor of Nutrition and Attending Gastroenterologist, Nice University Hospital, Nice, France 

CE Credit: 1.5 hours
Level: Intermediate
UAN: JA0002345-0000-23-077-L99-P

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