McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

Microbiota-gut-brain axis in health and disease: from mice to men

Seminar Information


Monday, October 1, 2018


Dr. Premysl Bercik, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the current knowledge on gut microbiota
  • Discuss the role of microbiota in gastrointestinal physiology and development of normal behavior
  • Review the current evidence for gut microbiota as a key factor in development of functional bowel disorders
  • Explore the microbial based therapies for irritable bowel syndrome and its psychiatric comorbidities

Contact Information:

Dr. Kjetil Ask

Cathy Stampfli
Phone: 905-521-2100 Ext. 73115