Episode 11

A Scientist’s Take on Gluten Sensitivity with Dr. Elena Verdu

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Join Dr. Mayer in this episode of the Mind Gut Conversation featuring Dr. Elena Verdu. Dr. Verdu is one of the leading international authorities on the topic of gluten-related disorders who studies host-microbial and dietary interactions in the context of celiac disease and gluten insensitivity. She has been working on the preclinical development of several adjuvant therapies to a gluten-free diet.

She is a professor in the division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, and a member of the Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Institute. Dr. Verdu holds the Canada Research Chair in Nutrition, Inflammation, and Microbiota.