Human microbiome science: Vision for the future, Bethesda, MD, July 24 to 26, 2013

Jacques Ravel, Martin J. Blaser, Jonathan Braun, Eric Brown, Frederic D. Bushman, Eugene B. Chang, Julian Davies, Kathryn G. Dewey, Timothy Dinan, Maria Dominguez-Bello, Susan E. Erdman, B. Brett Finlay, Wendy S. Garrett, Gary B. Huffnagle, Curtis Huttenhower, Janet Jansson, Ian B. Jeffery, Christian Jobin, Alexander Khoruts, Heidi H. KongJohanna W. Lampe, Ruth E. Ley, Dan R. Littman, Sarkis K. Mazmanian, David A. Mills, Andrew S. Neish, Elaine Petrof, David A. Relman, Rosamond Rhodes, Peter J. Turnbaugh, Vincent B. Young, Rob Knight, Owen White

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A conference entitled 'Human microbiome science: Vision for the future' was organized in Bethesda, MD from July 24 to 26, 2013. The event brought together experts in the field of human microbiome research and aimed at providing a comprehensive overview of the state of microbiome research, but more importantly to identify and discuss gaps, challenges and opportunities in this nascent field. This report summarizes the presentations but also describes what is needed for human microbiome research to move forward and deliver medical translational applications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number16
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jun 18 2014

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