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The Role of the Gut Microbiome in Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy: A Clinical Perspective

Taught by
José M. Saavedra, MD
José M. Saavedra, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

About this Webinar


• Identify several factors that affect the development of early life microbiome

• Discuss the effect of an infant’s microbiome on cow’s milk protein allergy (CMPA)

• Explain the role of the gut on the development of oral tolerance and immune mediated diseases, like CMPA

• Demonstrate how probiotics and prebiotics may play an important factor in the gut microbiome of infants with CMPA with potential for inducing tolerance to cow milk protein

Financial support provided by Nestlé Health Science.


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