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Save the date for the 11th World Congress on Targeting Microbiota 2024 – Revolutionizing Future Medicine

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Mitochondria-Microbiota Task Force

Targeting Microbiota 2024


The 11th World Congress on Targeting Microbiota is set to take place on October 17-18, 2024 in Malta.

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Targeting Microbiota 2024: Vision, Strategies and Perspectives

The 11th Annual Congress of the International Society of Microbiota (ISM), Targeting Microbiota 2024, is scheduled on October 14-15, at Corinthia Palace Malta. Targeting Microbiota 2024 will not only present the latest advancements but also serve as a pivotal hub for sharing visionary strategies and perspectives that will redefine the landscape of medicine. The Congress promises an immersive experience, offering a dynamic platform for the exchange of ideas, insights, and the exploration of innovative approaches that will shape the future of medicine.

Save the date and join the ISM community in exploring the vast potential of microbiota and how it's set to revolutionize healthcare and wellness.


A look back on Targeting Microbiota 2023

Last year’s congress on Targeting Microbiota, a pioneering event in Venice and online from October 14-15, marked a significant milestone in microbiota research. Hosted on the picturesque Isola di San Servolo, it united over 278 experts from 27 countries, offering pioneering insights into microbiota's diverse roles. With thought-provoking discussions and 72 impactful presentations, the event delved into the influence of microbiota on health, disease, and the environment. The intersection of industry and academia highlighted groundbreaking technologies.


Outstanding Achievements Awarded at Targeting Microbiota 2023:

  • Best Scientific Contribution Award: Prof. Lena Öhman, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, for her outstanding research on "Fecal Gut Microbiota and Metabolite Signatures as Biomarkers for Gastrointestinal Disorders".
  • Best Short Oral Presentation Award: Francesca Damiani, Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy for her contribution on "Microbiota Manipulation as a Potential Therapeutic Strategy to Improve Clinical Symptoms in CDKL5 Deficiency Disorder".
  • Best Poster Presentation Award: Kelly Conde Pérez, The Universitary Hospital of A Coruña, Spain, for her presentation "Parvimonas Micra Translocates From Subgingival Pockets to Tumors in Colorectal Cancer Patients".


Post-Congress 2023 Materials Available

The International Society of Microbiota offers you access to insightful replays and reading materials.

Conference Replay Access: Engage with over 42 notable oral sessions and talks in Conference Videos.

Book of Abstracts: Explore a comprehensive digital booklet containing all 63+ abstracts in Abstracts Compilation.

Access the replay and reading materials.


Join us in Malta and immerse yourself in the forefront of microbiota research!

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The International Society of Microbiota extends its best wishes for this season. Wishing you a joyful holiday and a prosperous New Year with your loved ones.

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