Tell us about the incidence of allergy in children and why it’s increasing in the Western World?

Renowned professor of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition, and endowed chair in pediatric research, Fayez K. Ghishan, MD, shares why the incidence of allergy in children is increasing in the Western world. Dr. Ghishan clarifies the difference between prebiotics, probiotics, and postbiotics and their significance in our health, and how probiotics influence the microbiome in first 1000 days of life. Dr. Ghishan also provides his expert insights on the connection between the microbiome and the potential for allergy development.

  • Why allergy is increasing in children
  • Distinguishing prebiotics, probiotics and postbiotics
  • Microbiome impacting first 1000 days
  •  How microbiome impacts allergy development
  • Fayez Ghishan, MD

    Alan and Janice Levin Family Endowed Professor of Pediatrics
    Medical Director
    Clinical and Translational Sciences Research Center
    The University of Arizona Health Sciences
    Tucson, Arizona