SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2017

  • 7:00 AM
  • Breakfast/Exhibit Hall
  • 8:00 AM
  • Welcome
  • Mark Pimentel, MD, FRCP(C)
  • MICROBES OR THEIR METABOLITES
  • 8:15 AM
  • A Decade of "Microbiome" Work: Where Do We Stand?
  • Rob Knight, BSc, PhD
  • 9:00 AM
  • A Gut Feeling About the Brain: The Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis
  • John Cryan, PhD
  • 9:30 AM
  • Metabolomics. Is this the work that will prove important?
  • Dylan Dodd, MD, PhD
  • 10:00 AM
  • Panel Discussion
  • John Cryan, PhD;
    Dylan Dodd, MD, PhD;
    Rob Knight, PhD
  • 10:15 AM
  • Break
  • WHERE THE MICROBES ARE MATTERS
  • 10:45 AM
  • Stool Microbiome and Disease
  • Ian Carroll, PhD
  • 11:30 AM
  • Special Case of Clostridium Difficile
  • Stuart Johnson, MD
  • 12:00 PM
  • Lunch/Exhibit Hall
  • EVIDENCE BASED APPROACH: DOES CHANGING THE MICROBIOME HELP HUMAN DISEASE?
  • 1:00 PM
  • Probiotics: 40 years and Hundreds of Products
  • Claudia Sanmiguel, MD
  • 1:30 PM
  • Fecal Transplant: Safe or Dangerous?
  • Ajay S. Gulati, MD
  • 2:00 PM
  • Prebiotics: Infant Formulas to Food Additives
  • David Relman, MD
  • 2:30 PM
  • Panel Discussion
  • Ajay S. Gulati, MD;
    David Relman, MD
    Claudia Sanmiguel, MD
  • 2:45 PM
  • Break/Exhibit Hall
  • Updates in Specific Diseases in the Last Year
  • 3:00 PM
  • Functional Bowel Disease
  • Mark Pimentel, MD, FRCP(C)
  • 3:30 PM
  • The Microbiome: Intestinal Inflammation and Cancer
  • Janelle C. Arthur, PhD
  • 4:00 PM
  • Diabetes/Obesity
  • Ruchi Mathur, MD, FRCP(C)
  • 4:30 PM
  • Panel Discussion
  • Janelle C. Arthur, PhD;
    Ruchi Mathur, MD, FRCP(C);
    Mark Pimentel, MD, FRCP(C)
  • 5:00 PM
  • Adjourn

Sunday, SEPTEMBER 17, 2017

  • 7:00 AM
  • Breakfast/Exhibit Hall
  • 8:00 AM
  • Opening Remarks
  • Ian Carroll, PhD
  • 8:15 AM
  • Gut Microbial Ecology in Asthma, Depression and Surgery
  • Jack A. Gilbert, BSc PhD
  • 9:00 AM
  • Q & A
  • WHAT CAN WE NOW DO IN THE CLINIC?
  • 9:15 AM
  • Stool Testing for the Microbiome: Ready for Prime Time?
  • Gillian Barlow, PhD
  • 9:45 AM
  • Breath Testing and Other Indirect Measures of the Microbiome
  • Ali Rezaie, MSc Epi, FRCP(C)
  • 10:15 AM
  • Serum Markers of the Microbiome
  • Mark Riddle, MD, DrPH
  • 10:45 AM
  • Panel Discussion
  • Gillian Barlow, PhD;
    Ali Rezaie, MSc Epi, FRCP(C);
    Mark Riddle, MD, DrPH
  • 11:00 AM
  • Break/Exhibit Hall
  • 11:15 AM
  • Drugs for Bugs. The Next Generation of Pharmaceuticals
  • Mark Pimentel, MD, FRCP(C)
  • 11:45 AM
  • Q & A
  • 12:00 PM
  • Adjourn