ILSI entities around the world have engaged on the science of the human microbiome - a “mini-ecosystem”of symbiotic bacteria that live in our gut and mouth, and on our skin. The "Focus on the Microbiome" page highlights events, publications, and other activities from throughout the ILSI network on this exciting field of research.

Gut Microbiota in Young Children

Government, industry, and academia debate the microbiome in young children in China.

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Microbiome and Nutrient Metabolism

In this review, the authors examine microbial pathways associated with the metabolism of nutrients and non-nutrients.

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Concise Monographs on Gut Microbiota

The English version of ILSI Europe’s monograph on gut microbiota are now available in Japanese and Portuguese.

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ILSI at ICN: Tuesday, 17 October, 08:00 – 10:00

The Human Microbiome: Sharing Our Bodies

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Videos from an ILSI Brasil Workshop

Videos from a November 2016 workshop: Microbioma, Probioticos e Saúde (Microbiome, Probiotics, and Health)

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ILSI Europe on the Intestinal Barrier

ILSI Europe developed a series of three publications that examine the intestinal barrier, its role in health and disease, and the potential impact of probiotics on function.

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ILSI Southeast Asia Region Symposia

The Gut, Its Microbes and Health: New Knowledge and Applications for Asia

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ILSI-India Seminars on Food Safety and the Microbiome

ILSI-India organized two seminars in conjunction with its Annual Meeting.

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