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How long has microbiome science been around?

More than 50 years!

Gut microbiome science and research has been around for more than 50 years and is gaining traction as a key to optimal health. Recently, there’s been a dramatic shift in the scientific community recognizing the gut microbiome as a crucial part of personal health. In 2016, five times the number of articles were published about gut microbiome than from 1978–2010.

Dr. Wayne Matson, the co-founder and chief scientist of Ixcela, is considered a “father of modern metabolomics.”