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Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Center for Individualized Medicine Grand Rounds lecture series is designed to highlight the latest in scientific discovery and innovation in translating Individualized Medicine to meet current and future patient needs.  The audience will consist of staff physicians and researchers, residents and fellows, genetic counselors, and allied health staff. Grand Rounds is scheduled the second Thursday of every month and is webcast to locations throughout the Mayo Clinic enterprise, reaching hundreds of individuals in Rochester, Minnesota; Jacksonville, Florida and Scottsdale, Arizona. 

After the presentation, attendees will be able to:

1.  Describe the general principles governing interactions between gut resident microbes and humans.

2.  Identify the numerous facets of human biology that are influenced by the gut microbiota in health and disease

3.  Define the factors that can alter the microbiota in everyday life, including the many insults of the modern world (e.g., antibiotics, low-fiber diet) that directly impact microbiota composition and function.

4.  Discuss the incorporation of the gut microbiota into precision medicine and future integration of gut microbiota into new treatment modalities.

'The Gut Mirobiota in Health and Disease'

Justin Sonnenburg, PhD and Erica Sonnenburg, PhD
The Sonnenburg Lab
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Stanford University, School of Medicine


Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Justin Sonnenburg, PhD
Erica Sonnenburg, PhD
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