2017 NIH-wide workshop report on "The Human Microbiome: Emerging Themes at the Horizon of the 21st Century''

Eric Alm, Elhanan Borenstein, Robert A. Britton, Scott J. Bultman, Eugene B. Chang, Mildred Cho, Gautam Dantas, Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello, Sharon M. Donovan, Pieter Dorrestein, Angela E. Douglas, Andrew Gewirtz, Mahmoud Ghannoum, Andrew L. Goodman, Jeffrey I. Gordon, Gary B. Huffnagle, Robert R. Jenq, Wei Jia, Rob Knight, Nicole KoropatkinJohanna W. Lampe, Timothy Lu, Howard Ochman, Eric G. Pamer, Andrew D. Patterson, Dana Philpott, Katherine S. Pollard, John F. Rawls, Nita H. Salzman, Cynthia L. Sears, Thaddeus Stappenbeck, Michiko E. Taga, Peter J. Turnbaugh, Harris H. Wang, Gary D. Wu, Ramnik J. Xavier, 2017 NIH-Wide Microbiome Workshop

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) organized a three-day human microbiome research workshop, August 16-18, 2017, to highlight the accomplishments of the 10-year Human Microbiome Project program, the outcomes of the investments made by the 21 NIH Institutes and Centers which now fund this area, and the technical challenges and knowledge gaps which will need to be addressed in order for this field to advance over the next 10 years. This report summarizes the key points in the talks, round table discussions, and Joint Agency Panel from this workshop.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages8
StatePublished - 26 Feb 2019
Externally publishedYes


  • HMP
  • Human microbiome
  • NIH
  • National Microbiome Initiative


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