uBiome Appoints Emeran Mayer to Medical Advisory Board

Posted on 2/14/19 in News

Dr. Emeran Mayer, MD, will be joining world-renowned scientists and doctors as an appointed member of uBiome’s Medical Advisory Board.  uBiome is a leading microbial genomics biotechnology company based in San Francisco.  Mayer is a natural choice for uBiome with his extensive research of how the digestive system and nervous system interact in health and disease.  According to the San Francisco Business Times, Mayer is “excited to contribute to uBiome’s visions about the important role of the gut microbiome in influencing the brain in health and disease…”  Mayer is an organizer for IPAM’s upcoming exploratory workshop, Emerging Opportunities for Mathematics in the Microbiome, to be held January 23-24, 2020.  He is a professor in the Departments of Medicine, Physiology and Psychiatry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Executive Director of the G. Oppenheimer Center for Neurobiology of Stress and Resilience, and Co-director of the CURE: Digestive Diseases Research Center at UCLA.