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ASM GM 2013 - The Role of the Gut Microbiome in Colon Cancer

Could the bacterial populations in your intestines predict the onset of colon cancer?  Participants will discuss new research in mouse models that suggests a major shift in microbial population dynamic prior to the onset of tumors as well as the general promise microbiome research holds for the diagnosis and potential management of other diseases.

  • Joseph Zackular, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
  • David Relman, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, United States

 

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