Human gut microbiota: characteristics and composition + The impact of gut microbiota on cancer + Prebiotics, probiotics or synbiotics? The role of prebiotics compounds in modern diet and in microbiota modulation (2 h + 4 h + 2 h)

The interdisciplinary course will provide an overview of the immunomodulatory activity of gut microbiota and its impact on cancer onset, progression and response to therapy. Approaches to modulate gut microbiota composition to enhance response to cancer therapy will be also discussed.


L. Fracchia - C. Porta - F. Travaglia


immunology, microbiology



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