Thursday, September 5, 2013
The Developing Microbiome and Subsequent Health and Disease
(Conferences / Seminars / Lectures)
Pediatric Grand Rounds presented by: Josef Neu, MD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology
University of Florida College of Medicine
At the end of the activity, the participants will be better able to:
1. Describe the importance of the earl intestinal microbiota to the developing fetus and infant in terms of nutrition and gastrointestinal homeostasis.
2. Illustrate how new sequencing technologies are being applied to studies of the intestinal microbiota
3. Summarize recent research that is demonstrating associations between early "dysbiosis" and development of disease.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Michigan State University and Sparrow. Michigan State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Michigan State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)(TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The target audience for this presentation includes department faculty, pediatric residents, medical students and community physicians.
No commercial support was obtained for this activity and potential conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to the educational activity to assure independence and balance of content. Conflicts, if any, will be disclosed prior to the start of the educational activity.