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Predictive health symposium will focus on human microbiome
Date:11/17/2011

The Seventh Annual Symposium on Predictive Health, to be held on Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, will focus on health and the human microbiome. The human microbiome consists of the microscopic organisms, such as bacteria, fungi and viruses, which reside throughout the body.

Study of the microbiome's impact on human health is gaining attention across the United States, including a major federal initiative underway to characterize the microbial communities found at several different sites on the human body, and to analyze the role of these microbes in human health and disease.

The Emory-Georgia Tech symposium will focus on the microbiome's connection to chronic disease, inflammation and immunity.

The symposium will be held in the Claudia Nance Rollins Building in the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322.

View the full agenda and registration.

Distinguished speakers include

  • Stanley Hazen, MD, PhD, professor of medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
  • Andrew T. Gewirtz, PhD, Georgia State University, Center for Infection, Inflammation, and Immunity
  • Lita M. Proctor, PhD, coordinator, Human Microbiome Project, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health
  • Todd Golde, MD, PhD, director, University of Florida College of Medicine, Center for Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Disease
  • Joshua S. Weitz, PhD, assistant professor, School of Biology and Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Bali Pulendran, PhD, professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine

"There's increasing information that the human microbiome is a critical player in many of the chronic diseases we're interested in," says Ken Brigham, MD, director of the Emory/Georgia Tech Predictive Health Institute. "The information about the huma
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Contact: Jennifer Johnson
jrjohn9@emory.edu
404-727-5696
Emory University
Source:Eurekalert

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