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Lee Jones, Rebiotix and Glenn Taylor, Taymount Clinic Discuss Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) AKA Microbiota Restoration Therapy, Research to Clinical, on C diff Radio

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As guests, Ms. Lee Jones, CEO Rebiotix, Inc.  and Glenn Taylor, Microbiologist at Taymount Clinic  discuss

Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) AKA Microbiota Restoration Therapy, Research to Clinical

 

 

Ms. Lee Jones, Founder, President and CEO of Rebiotix Inc, has over thirty years of experience in the medical technology industry in large and small companies and academia. Rebiotix is developing a new category of biologic drugs that use live human-derived organisms to treat disease. Lead candidate RBX2660 (microbiota suspension) is currently undergoing clinical study for recurrent C. diff. infection.

Mr. Glenn Taylor is the Microbiologist at the Taymount Clinic just outside London in the UK. He has spent five years researching the commensal colonization of bacteria in the human digestive system. Listen in as both guests discuss the Fecal or Faecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT),also known as Microbiota Restoration Therapy to treat recurrent C. diff. infections and more – Research to Clinical.

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C. diff. and Crohn’s & Colitis; Improving Quality Of Life – Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America

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Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
Established in 1967, the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization whose mission is to cure Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases.

Since its founding, CCFA has remained at the forefront of research in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Today, it funds cutting-edge studies at major medical institutions, nurtures investigators at the early stages of their careers, and finances underdeveloped areas of research.

In addition, CCFA provides a comprehensive series of education programs and support services to members of the IBD community, including patients and caregivers.

Website: www.ccfa.org
Email: info@ccfa.org
Phone: 888.MY.GUT.PAIN (888.694.8872)
Address: Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, 733 Third Avenue, Suite 510, New York, NY 10017

Irwin M. and Suzanne R. Rosenthal IBD Resource Center (IBD Help Center)
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s IBD Help Center is a free service designed to provide members of the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) community with disease-specific information, guidance and support. The IBD Help Center is staffed by caring Master’s degree-level specialists who provide education on IBD management, available treatment options and coping strategies, as well as referrals to helpful resources and programs.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm Eastern
Email: info@ccfa.org
Phone: 888-MY-GUT-PAIN (888-694-8872)