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The gut microbiota and host health: a new clinical frontier
  1. Julian R Marchesi1,2,
  2. David H Adams3,
  3. Francesca Fava4,
  4. Gerben D A Hermes5,6,
  5. Gideon M Hirschfield3,
  6. Georgina Hold7,
  7. Mohammed Nabil Quraishi3,
  8. James Kinross8,
  9. Hauke Smidt5,
  10. Kieran M Tuohy4,
  11. Linda V Thomas9,
  12. Erwin G Zoetendal5,6,
  13. Ailsa Hart10
  1. 1School of Biosciences, Museum Avenue, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
  2. 2Centre for Digestive and Gut Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
  3. 3NIHR Biomedical Research Unit, Centre for Liver Research, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
  4. 4Nutrition and Nutrigenomics Group, Department of Food Quality and Nutrition, Research and Innovation Centre, Trento, Italy
  5. 5Laboratory of Microbiology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
  6. 6Top Institute Food and Nutrition (TIFN), Wageningen, The Netherlands
  7. 7Division of Applied Medicine, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Institute of Medical Sciences, Aberdeen, UK
  8. 8Section of Computational and Systems Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
  9. 9Yakult UK Limited, Middlesex, UK
  10. 10IBD Unit, St Mark's Hospital and Imperial College London, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ailsa Hart, IBD Unit, St Mark's Hospital and Imperial College London, Watford Road, London HA13UJ, UK; ailsa.hart{at}

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