Gut Microbiota for Health

With the establishment of a section of ESNM devoted to Gut Microbiota for Health (GMFH) in 2011, ESNM not only significantly enlarged its range of topics of interest, but also gained more members from areas outside neurogastroenterology and gastroenterology, specifically microbiology and the nutritional sciences. The GMFH Section with its repeatedly recognised multilingual (English, French, Spanish) blog and website reaches more than 111,000 regular readers and followers.

GMFH - The place for scientific debate

The Gut Microbiota for Health Section is an initiative of the ESNM with the institutional support of Biocodex, Danone and Sanofi. Gut Microbiota, and their role on human health and disease is a booming area of research, presenting a new paradigm full of opportunities for medical and food applications.

To achieve this, the section will:

  • Stimulate & encourage research in the field of Gut Microbiota & Health
  • Provide a forum for dissemination of novel discoveries
  • Promote science & educational activities to widely disseminate the knowledge in this field

GMFH: Board of Directors

The Gut Microbiota for Health section is governed by the Board of Directors, which is composed of:

Prof Giovanni Barbara, Bologna - Italy (Chair GMFH Section)
Prof Joël Doré, Parid – France (Coordinator Board of Experts)
Prof Q. Aziz, London – UK (President ESNM, ad hoc member)
Prof J. Doré, Paris – France
Prof F. Guarner, Barcelona – Spain
Dr. D. Pohl, Zurich - Switzerland (ESNM treasurer, ad hoc member)
Prof M. Simrén, Gothenburg – Sweden
Prof H. Szajewska, Warsaw – Poland (ESPGHAN)
Prof H. Sokol, Paris – France
Prof M. Trauner, Vienna - Austria (EASL)
Dr. R. van den Wijngaard, Amsterdam - The Netherlands (Coordinator Editorial Board)

GMFH – Summits

GM&H organises annual summits alternating between Europe and the US, based on a collaboration with the American Gastroenterology Association. To raise recognition and expand knowledge in this fast moving field, the Gut Microbiota for Health Summit aims at translating the most recent advances to the medical community. World-leading experts meet annualy to discuss the latest advances in gut microbiota research and its impact on health.

GMFH Events

To raise recognition and expand knowledge in this fast moving field, the Gut Microbiota for Health Summit aims at translating the most recent advances to the medical community. World-leading experts meet annualy to discuss the latest advances in gut microbiota research and its impact on health.

Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit 2020

Madrid, Spain

Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit 2019

Miami, US

Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit 2018

Rome, IT

Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit 2017

Paris, FR

Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit 2016

Florida, US

Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit 2015

Barcelona, ES

Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit 2014

Miami, US

Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit 2013

Madrid, ES

Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit 2012

Evian, FR

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