Upcoming Virtual Event

Virtual Event: Alessio Fasano and Susie Flaherty

presenting

Gut Feelings:
The Microbiome and Our Health

Date

May
10
Monday
May 10, 2021
12:00 PM ET

Location

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Tickets

Free - $5 contribution suggested at registration

Harvard Book Store's virtual event series, the Harvard University Division of Science, and the Harvard Library welcome renowned pediatric gastroenterologist ALESSIO FASANO and SUSIE FLAHERTY—Director of Communications at the Center for Celiac Research and Treatment—for a discussion of their new, co-authored book, Gut Feelings: The Microbiome and Our Health.

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About Gut Feelings

We are at the dawn of a new scientific revolution. Our understanding of how to treat and prevent diseases has been transformed by knowledge of the microbiome—the rich ecosystem of microorganisms that is in and on every human. These microbial hitchhikers may hold the keys to human health.

In Gut Feelings, Alessio Fasano and Susie Flaherty show why we must go beyond the older, myopic view of microorganisms as our enemies to a broader understanding of the microbiome as a parallel civilization that we need to understand, respect, and engage with for the benefit of our own health.

Praise for Gut Feelings

“The microbiome revolution proves the old adage that ‘you are what you eat.’ In Gut Feelings, Fasano and Flaherty provide a comprehensive and compelling portrait of the ‘bugs’ that shape us from early childhood through old age and their role in human health.” —Mark Hyman, New York Times bestselling author of Food Fix

Alessio Fasano
Alessio Fasano

Alessio Fasano

Alessio Fasano is the W. Allan Walker Chair of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at Massachusetts General Hospital, Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, and Professor of Nutrition at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. He is also Founder and Director of the Center for Celiac Research and Treatment at MGH.

Susie Flaherty
Susie Flaherty

Susie Flaherty

Award-winning writer and editor Susie Flaherty is Director of Communications at the Center for Celiac Research and Treatment.

 

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