AGA Creates Center for Gut Microbiome Research | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The American Gastroenterological Association today said that it has created a new center to coordinate research and education efforts related to the gut microbiome.

The AGA Center for Gut Microbiome Research and Education has been formed by the association as a "virtual home" for its gut microbiome activities. It said that the mission of the center is to "advance research and education on the gut microbiome in human health and disease."

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