Inside AGA

Since the Human Microbiome Project1 launched in 2008, we’ve learned from hundreds of studies that the microbiome — all of the bacteria, archaea, viruses and fungi that live on us and in us — is associated with human disease. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and obesity are some examples of interest to gastroenterologists where the microbiome […]

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The advent of affordable, next-generation sequencing technology has democratized the study of the microbiome, the vast collection of microbial life both within and on us, and has enabled the discovery of hundreds of host-microbiome interactions. This has brought with it a wave of optimism, leading scientists and the public alike to seek new avenues for […]