Alessio Fasano, MD, Medical Director of the Center for Celiac Research and Treatment and recipient of the 2013 Linus Pauling Award, presents his discovery of the relationship between intestinal permeability and autoimmune disease. "We are a product of the genes we're born with, as well as the environment we live in," he states. Fasano emphasizes that the gut, as the body's largest interface with the environment, is the ideal starting point for the treatment of many chronic diseases.
Become proficient in the functional medicine approach to gastro-intestinal dysfunction by attending the Institute for Functional Medicine G.I. Module October 4-6 in San Diego. Visit functionalmedicine.org/GI to register.