​The Human Microbiome and Fecal Matter Transplant for Ulcerative Colitis 

Learn about the connection between the human microbiome and IBD. Advancements in the development of innovative therapies such as fecal matter transplant for the treatment of ulcerative colitis are reviewed. 


Dr. Michael Surette, Professor in the Department of Medicine and Canada Research Chair in Interdisciplinary Microbiome Research at McMaster University.



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  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 140 Canadians lives with Crohn’s or colitis.
  • Families new to Canada are developing these diseases for the first time.
  • Incidence of Crohn’s in Canadian kids under 10 has doubled since 1995.
  • People are most commonly diagnosed before age 30.

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