Metabolic and brain function are the focus of the 2016 Harvard Probiotics Symposium: Gut Health, Microbiota & Probiotics throughout the lifespan. Top researchers from around the globe will present their latest research in what promises to be a stimulating two days in Boston, Massachusetts. It’s a bit early for leaf peeping but Boston is colorful any time of year.
Here’s a peek at the program topics ranging from pregnancy through old age: The first day will focus on metabolic health and the second day will address brain function. The speakers include many of the stars of microbiota research.
- Prenatal stress and the neonatal brain
- The perinatal microbiome
- Manipulating infant microbiome to improve metabolic health
- Mode of delivery and brain function
- Microbiome & body weight
- Gut-brain interactions in pathogenesis of metabolic syndrome
- Dietary microbes and mucosal barrier function
- Personalized nutrition
- Manipulating adult microbiome to improve metabolic health
- Gut-brain in IBS
Microbiota of older adults
- Microbes in Parkinson’s disease
International Probiotics Association will be there September 15 & 16 and will keep you posted on this blog and on Twitter (@IP_Association) and LinkedIn (International Probiotics Association).