John Y. Kao, M.D.
, Nirmal Kaur, M.D.
, and Vincent B. Young M.D., Ph.D.
John Y. Kao, M.D., is Assistant Professor and Nirmal Kaur, M.D., is Fellow, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, and Vincent B. Young, M.D., Ph.D., is Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Division, and Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Within the past 12 months, Drs. Young, Kaur and Kao report no commercial conflicts of interest.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CCME staff and interMDnet staff have nothing to disclose.
Estimated time to complete:
Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited
by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education to provide continuing medical
education for physicians.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Discuss the importance of the indigenous gastrointestinal microbiota in gut health and disease
- Identify new technologies for studying the indigenous microbiota
- Discuss how therapeutic manipulation of the microbiota may represent a novel means to prevent and treat GI disease.