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The Gut Immune Connection Virtual Salon with Emeran Mayer, MD

Updated: May 10, 2021

Emeran A Mayer is a gastroenterologist, neuroscientist and distinguished research professor in the Departments of Medicine, Physiology and Psychiatry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and the Executive Director of the G. Oppenheimer Center for Neurobiology of Stress and Resilience at UCLA. As one of the pioneers and leading researchers in the role of mind-brain-body interactions in health and chronic disease, in particular in IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), his scientific contributions to U.S. national and international communities in the broad area of basic and translational enteric neurobiology with wide-ranging applications in clinical GI diseases and disorders is unparalleled. Dr. Mayer has published more than 370 scientific papers, and co-edited 3 books. His most recent work has focused on alterations in the bidirectional communications within the brain gut microbiome axis and their role in chronic inflammatory and functional diseases of the gut, obesity and cognitive decline. His bestselling book The Mind Gut Connection was published in July of 2016, has been translated into 16 languages, and remained a #1 bestseller until recently. His new book The Gut Immune Connection will be published in June 2021 and is available for pre-order here. Contact Information: Website: Instagram: @emeranmayer Facebook: @emeranamayer Twitter: @emeranamayer Subscribe to The Mind Gut Connection newsletter here UCLA TEDx Talk: Mysterious Origins of Gut Feelings At the Salon: Dr. Mayer will share why a diet that is optimal for our gut microbial health is the best diet for us as well. He will delve into the interactions between an unhealthy diet, changes in the gut microbiome and activation of the gut based immune system. He will address the role of the Standard American Diet (SAD) in the increasing prevalence of several brain disorders across the lifespan, as well as the scope of chronic non-infectious diseases in the US and how each of these diseases are interconnected.

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