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  1. Hip

    Prof Borody now claiming his FMT treatment cures Crohn's (he's previously claimed his bacteriotherapy cures ME/CFS)

    Prof Thomas Borody, at the Centre for Digestive Diseases in Australia, is now claiming in a new study that his faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) can place Crohn’s disease into prolonged remission (an average of 8 years remission and counting). See this article: Scientists claim to have...
  2. M

    UK FMT - let's search for the healthiest donors for database project

    Dear All, Anyone in the UK who is interested in FMT, I am considering supporting this site and running some Facebook campaigns to find FMT donors for DIY. https://microbioma.org/en/donate/ I spoke the NA admin, and they have had success in gathering donors. UK they have none so far. They...
  3. Hip

    Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) fails to improve obesity, study finds

    Obesity is linked to higher intestinal levels of certain Firmicutes bacteria in relation to Bacteroidetes bacteria. Overweight individuals tend have more Firmicutes bacteria in their gut, whereas normal weight individuals tend have more Bacteroidetes bacteria. Ref: 1 This perhaps suggests the...
  4. MaximilianKohler

    Who to contact to get an FMT clinical trial with high quality donors?

    I've been following the microbiome literature daily for 4+ years while cataloging it all into this wiki: https://old.reddit.com/r/HumanMicrobiome/wiki/ There is tremendous support for FMT being close to a panacea with the major caveat being that the donor is in perfect health, with an...