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The Gut Microbiome & The Brain [1831]

In this session, Dr. Hanaway will describe the role of the gut microbiome as the principal mediator in the gut/ brain relationship; through neurally and psycho-active metabolites, through promoting microglia development, and through modulating permeability in the blood-brain barrier.

Faculty: Patrick Hanaway, MD

Faculty Disclosures: This speaker has no relevant relationships with commercial interests to disclose.


Learning Objectives: 
  1. Describe the physiology of the gut-brain axis
  2. Identify the role of the microbiome in pain, stress, mood and central nervous system disorders
  3. Explore strategies for altering the microbiome and mental health through the use of prebiotics, probiotics, and dietary change

CME/CEU Credits:
  1. Physicians: maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  2. All other healthcare professionals completing this activity will be issued a certificate of participation.
Physicians should claim only those credits that reflect the time actually spent in the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must review the content and complete the activity evaluation, followed by the post-test online during the subscription period.

This course is CME-eligible for a 2-year period ending on December 31, 2020. After the two-year time period, you will continue to have access to your purchased content, however you will no longer be able to claim CME credits for your participation in the course.