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Episode 81  •  Mar 12, 2024  •  27 min
What We Know About the Microbiome
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The gut microbiome, which consists of trillions of bacteria, viruses, and fungi, plays a crucial role in our health. However, there is still much to learn about this complex ecosystem. On this episode we talk with experts who tell us where the science is—how much we know, and how much we don’t. Two companies, Bloom Science and Seres Therapeutics, are leveraging the microbiome to develop new therapeutics. The potential of the microbiome is vast, and further research and technological advancements will continue to unlock its benefits.

 

Episode Guests
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Spencer Diamond
Principal Investigator Innovative Genomics Institute, UC Berkeley
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Christopher Reyes
CEO Founder Director, Bloom Science
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Eric Shaff
President & CEO, Seres Therapeutics
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