IPA Docks Two More Interviews at Global Engage in San Diego

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IPA caught up with International Product Manager Morgan Maillard at Lallemand Health Solutions and Senior Scientist Frank Schuren of TNO Research at Global Engage Microbiome R & D/ Probiotics Congress in early November. Yes, we are all outside on the docks without coats; it’s San Diego after all, where winter blows in like a summer day in Canada. Watch these … Read More

Autism and Microbiome Links

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Caused by a little understood blend of genetic and environmental factors, autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are increasingly being linked to the microbiome. For one, some children with ASD have different gut microbes than healthy controls. And research has found that the gut microbiome and its metabolic by-products play a major role in normal brain and behavioral development. New research suggests … Read More

Synbiotics Against Sepsis in Infancy: A Keynote Address at Microbiome R&D/Probiotic Congress 2017

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IPA spoke with Dr. Pinaki Panigrahi, Director of the Center for Global Health & Development at University of Nebraska Medical Center about his research on synbiotics in infancy. “The microbiota… has been very close to my heart for the last 20 plus years. I am excited because everyone is talking about microbiota now; years ago nobody did except for Eastern … Read More

Panel Explores the Microbiome and Cancer Therapies

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Last week at the Microbiome R&D/Probiotic Congress in San Diego, senior research data analyst Christine Spencer from University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center spoke with IPA about recent research. Spencer and her colleagues published Gut microbiome modulates response to anti-PD-1 immunotherapy in melanoma patients in November of 2017 in Science. The study looked at oral and gut microbiome of 112 melanoma … Read More

Microbiome R&D /Probiotics Congress 2017 in San Diego

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Science met the art of the deal at last week’s Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Forum/Probiotics Congress 2017 in San Diego. Professors, scientists, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and more meshed nicely over the two-day GlobalEngage conference. More than 400 industry, academic and investment leaders converged to hear 70 some speakers and discuss: the microbiome in health and disease, challenges and opportunities … Read More

Global Engage Microbiome Meetup in San Diego Nov 2-3

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IPA will be parachuting (Amtrak actually) into the Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Forum/Probiotics Congress 2017 in San Diego this week. The collaboration, part of a world microbiome series presented by Global Engage, grows bigger each year. More than 400 will converge on San Diego to hear 70 some speakers discuss the latest research and developments as well as engage … Read More

After a Bumper Crop, Ferment Those Vegetables for Probiotic Goodies

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Vegetables are the hard-working heroes on the menu. Loaded with fiber, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, phytochemicals and more, vegetables can do no wrong. Unless of course if they are dosed in pesticides while growing. Or when deep-fried or slathered in butter: French fries are the most popular vegetable in America! Respect the pure goodness in vegetables. Eat them raw, steamed, or … Read More

In Obesity, Prebiotics Put the Complex in Carbohydrates

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Obesity and its prime bedfellows (diabetes and heart disease) are epidemic. Obviously a calorie is not always just a calorie. In recent decades, science has been moving fast to discover links to microbes. Enough evidence now shows that the microbiota is different in obese and normal weight people though the details are hazy. Alert the media! Prebiotics or indigestible complex … Read More