Targeting the Microbiome

Basic and applied biomedical research from the Human Microbiome Project and other independent studies prove that a disruption of a stable microbiome ecosystem results in dysbioses. This imbalance leads to chronic disease and health conditions. There is great promise in correlating the microbiome compositions with these diseases and using the microbiome as a tool for therapeutic development. Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s 4th Annual Targeting the Microbiome tracks both the scientific and clinical progress being made to discover and develop microbiome-derived biomarkers, drug targets, and bioactive molecules as potential treatments for chronic disease and health conditions. Through interactive sessions and panel discussions, leading researchers and thought leaders will explore how the microbiome can become a potential point of intervention to impact progression to disease.


Who should attend: Directors, Managers, Researchers, and Scientists from pharma, biotechs, academia, government and healthcare organizations working in microbiology, immunology, clinical pathology/pathology, diagnostic alliances, metagenomics, food science & technology, genome sciences & systems biology, computational biology, microbial genomics, molecular biology, therapeutic innovation, biomarkers and personalized medicine, target sciences, diagnostic innovation, infectious disease, and R&D


Coverage will include, but is not limited to:                                        

  • Dynamics of the microbiome on health and disease
  • Techniques and methods of analysis of the microbiome
  • Potential of translational interventions and novel therapeutic targets based on Microbiome R&D
  • Innovation, investment, and collaborations


If you would like to submit a proposal to give a presentation at this meeting, please click here.


The deadline for priority consideration is March 21, 2018.


All proposals are subject to review by session chairmen and/or the Scientific Advisory Committee to ensure the overall quality of the conference program. Additionally, as per Cambridge Healthtech Institute policy, a select number of vendors and consultants who provide products and services will be offered opportunities for podium presentation slots based on a variety of Corporate Sponsorships.


For more details on the conference, please contact:
Cindy Crowninshield, RDN, LDN

Senior Conference Director

Cambridge Healthtech Institute

Phone: (+1) 781-247-6258


For partnering and sponsorship information, please contact:
Rod Eymael

Manager, Business Development

Cambridge Healthtech Institute

Phone: (+1) 781-247-6286