Demystifying Medicine: Intestinal Microbiomes and Inflammatory Bowel Disease


In this video from NIHCast, Dr. Warren Strober from the Laboratory of Host Defence, NIAID, and Dr. Yasmine Belkaid from NIAID present Demystifying Medicine’s “The Intestinal Microbiome and Inflammatory Bowel Disease.”

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The presentation’s introduction covers probiotics and the work of scientist Elie Metchnikoff who discovered that yogurt helps with GI health. Dr. Belkaid talks about the role of microbiomes in health and inflammation, covering aspects such as beneficial microbes and human metaorganisms. Dr. Strober covers topics such as the clinical features of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and clinical data from treatments.

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