Manipulating the Microbiome to Manage Disease

Cammie Lesser will discuss how she turns a probiotic into a drug-delivering machine, while Andrew Y. Koh will describe the connection between the gut microbiota and cancer immunotherapy efficacy.

The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with Tecan
May 28, 2021

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Monday, June 21, 2021
2:30 - 4:00 PM, Eastern Time

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The human microbiome is an intricate system, and its role in health and disease is currently under intense investigation. Altering the microbiome with beneficial organisms and editing the species that are already established holds promise for treating a variety of diseases. In this webinar brought to you by The Scientist and Tecan, Cammie Lesser and Andrew Koh will discuss how they plan to manage disease by manipulating the microbiome.

Topics to be covered

  • Leveraging bacterial secretion systems to develop therapeutic designer probiotics
  • Gut microbiota and cancer immunotherapy

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Meet the Speakers:

Cammie Lesser, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Medicine (Microbiology)
Harvard Medical School
Associate Director Center for Bacterial Pathogenesis
Massachusetts General Hospital

Andrew Y. Koh, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Microbiology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Director, Cellular and ImmunoTherapeutics Program
Children's Health

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