Upon completion of the symposium lectures attendees will have a contemporary background of human microbiome basic research and development activities including transplant, engineering, immune system interactions, and, finally, an introduction to the clinical research underway in the field. It is this translation of basic research concepts to the clinic that is critical to benefit patients. The prologue will give a brief review of the field, leaders in the field (including our lecturers), as well as framing out regulatory considerations for the progression of therapies in the clinic.
Upon completion of the prologue the attendees should understand the basic history and exciting findings associated with research of the human microbiome.
Upon completon of the prologue, particpants will understand how the 4 upcoming lectures during will cover discovery, development and regulatory input about the human microbiome.
Upocn completion of the prologue, participants should have a deeper understanding of the range of efforts on going between academia, industry and regulators to translate this exciting field into products for human health.