Kluver Symposium: Microbiome Symposium
Learning Objectives and Target Audience
At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to:
- Describe ways in which the microbiome affects the practice of medicine;
- State the potential effects of microbiome alterations in health and disease;
- Explain the current state of microbiome research: what is known, what is not known, and how current knowledge is relevant to clinical settings;
- Translate how microbiome interventions can be used for patient care;
- Discuss future research trends in this field of microbiome research.
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Section Chief of Neurosurgery
The University of Chicago
Jack Gilbert, PhD
Professor of Surgery
Director, The Microbiome Center
The University of Chicago
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