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The Microbiome Podcast, hosted by The American Microbiome Institute, discusses the latest news in the microbiome field. The microbiome refers to the bacteria and microorganisms that live in and on our body, which have vast impacts on human health, disease, and nutrition. In each episode we talk with the leading microbiome scientists to hear their thoughts and opinions on the latest science, and to discuss the cutting-edge research being conducted in their laboratories.

The Microbiome Podcast The American Microbiome Institute

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    • 4.3 • 20 Ratings

The Microbiome Podcast, hosted by The American Microbiome Institute, discusses the latest news in the microbiome field. The microbiome refers to the bacteria and microorganisms that live in and on our body, which have vast impacts on human health, disease, and nutrition. In each episode we talk with the leading microbiome scientists to hear their thoughts and opinions on the latest science, and to discuss the cutting-edge research being conducted in their laboratories.

    Episode 10: The microbiome and gut-brain communications with Dr. John Cryan

    Episode 10: The microbiome and gut-brain communications with Dr. John Cryan

    On this week's episode of The Microbiome Podcast, we spoke with Dr. John Cryan from University College Cork in Ireland. Dr. Cryan is a world leader in the study of the communication between the gut and the brain and how the microbiome may influence this pathway. We talked all things gut-brain axis with him. Read detailed show notes. 

    • 45 min
    Episode 9: The skin microbiome and AOBiome with Dr. Larry Weiss

    Episode 9: The skin microbiome and AOBiome with Dr. Larry Weiss

    On this week's episode of The Microbiome Podcast we talked with Dr. Larry Weiss, Chief Medical Officer for AOBiome, about the skin microbiome and AOBiome's cosmetic product and their approach to treating skin diseases. We offered a 25% discount code (ami25) to listeners interested in purchasing thier cosmetic product and we discussed AMI's initiative to support Your Private Biome, a citizen science project focused on the vaginal and penile microbiome. 

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    • 55 min
    Episode 8: The vaginal microbiome with Dr. Jacques Ravel

    Episode 8: The vaginal microbiome with Dr. Jacques Ravel

    On this week's podast we talked with Dr. Jacques Ravel from the University of Maryland School of Medicine about the vaginal microbiome. Dr. Ravel is a world leader in the vaginal microbiome and gave a great overview of the vaginal microbiome and it’s importance for women’s health. He also announced a new initiative that is launching today, June 1st, that Jacques started called Your Private Biome. Listen to the podcast to learn more. 

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    • 47 min
    Episode 7: Gut bacteria and circadian clocks with Drs. Eugene Chang and Vanessa Leone

    Episode 7: Gut bacteria and circadian clocks with Drs. Eugene Chang and Vanessa Leone

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    On this week’s podcast we spoke with Drs. Eugene Chang and Vanessa Leone from the University of Chicago. Drs. Chang and Leone recently published a paper describing that gut bacteria influence the circadian clock.  We talked with them about their most recent paper and talked about how this could influence humans. Remember to call in to ask any questions about the microbiome that you would like answered on future podcasts. The number is 518-945-8583. 

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    • 42 min
    Episode 6: The Microbiome, autism, and serotonin production with Dr. Elaine Hsiao

    Episode 6: The Microbiome, autism, and serotonin production with Dr. Elaine Hsiao

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    On this week’s podcast we talked with Dr. Elaine Hsiao from California Institute of Technology.  Dr. Hsiao recently started her own laboratory where she studies how the microbes in our gut modulate neural activity and complex behaviors. We talked with Elaine about her most recent paper describing how the microbiome plays a role in regulating serotonin production as well as a paper she published in 2013 describing the microbiome’s connection to regulating autism-related behaviors.

    Find more detailed shownotes here. 

     

    • 53 min
    Episode 5: Diet and its impact on our microbiota and health with Drs. Erica and Justin Sonnenburg

    Episode 5: Diet and its impact on our microbiota and health with Drs. Erica and Justin Sonnenburg

    In this episode of The Microbiome Podcast we talked with Erica and Justin Sonnenburg from Stanford University about the effects of diet and specifically dietary fiber on our microbiota and its impact on health. Erica and Justin recently authored a book called The Good Gut: Taking Control of Your Weight, Your Mood, and Your Long-term Health. To ask any quesitons for future episodes of the podcast, call 518-945-8583 and leave a voicemail with your question.

    We highly recommend their book and check it out on Amazon!

    • 52 min

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