Synbiotics & Their Effect on Gut Microbiota Diversity

Event date: 5/8/2016

The gut microbiota is an area of growing interest and clinical research. The gut microbiota is receiving increasing attention related to its relationship with immune disorders, including allergic conditions. Please join Louise Michaelis, BSc (Hons), MB ChB (Edin), MSc, MRCPCH Consultant and Associate lecturer in Paediatric Immunology and Allergy, The Great North Children’s Hospital, Newcastle, UK as she discusses the gut microbiota and its role in allergic disease.
Presentation Objectives:

  • Demonstrate that children may present with multi-system allergic disease
  • Show altered mechanisms of development of sensitization and tolerance
  • Discuss clinical research investigating synbiotics in allergic conditions
  • Share a case study demonstrating co-occurrence of gastrointestinal and allergic symptoms