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In this podcast, we interview Dr. Eugene Chang, a national and renowned physician-scientist from the University of Chicago. In his lab, he and his team study the interactive relationship between intestinal microbes and the gut they live in, a relationship that is fundamental to our health. When the right balance is disturbed, the consequences can be catastrophic. Large shifts in the bacteria that make up the human microbiome (often caused by changes in environment and lifestyle) can trigger the development of autoimmune diseases such as IBD, Celiac, Diabetes, and others, especially in people who are also genetically susceptible. Dr. Chang's lab works tirelessly using cutting-edge approaches to better understand the human gut micr ... 

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