EM1703O "Effects of the Early-life Microbiota on Metabolic and Immunological Development" (IM GR-031717)

The purpose of this lecture is to familiarize a medical audience with relevant concepts about the human microbiome and how changes may be leading to disease.

Target Audience

UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Understand the evolution of the human microbiome.
  • Know when in life the microbiome is mostly acquired.
  • Understand the relationship between microbiome changes and metabolic and immunologic diseases.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
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Martin J. Blaser, M.D.
Muriel G. and George W. Singer Professor of Translational Medicine
Professor of Microbiology
Director, Human Microbiome Program
New York University Langone Medical Center
Arthur Grollman Visiting Professorship in Experimental Medicine

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA


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