2016-05-24 19:58:35 UTC

May 24, 2016

In this video interview from DDW, Dr. Rob Knight discusses how AGA members’ stool samples compare to the American Gut reference population and IBD patients.

Rob Knight, PhD, talks to DDW TV about the AGA Active Learning Session on the Gut Microbiome, which asked attendees to send in fecal samples in advance of DDW® 2016. In the below interview, Dr. Knight also talks about the importance of getting more clinically well-validated data sets for IBD, and how the public’s enthusiasm for the microbiome has outstripped the scientific understanding of it.

Dr. Knight is a member of the AGA Center for Gut Microbiome Research and Education scientific advisory board.

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