416. Precision Nutrition: Leveraging the Gut Microbiome and Metabolic Phenotyping

Sunday, October 27
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Terrace Ballroom I/II
CE: 1.5
Level 3 – Advanced
Activity Code: 149437

The science of omics continues to shed light on the importance of nutrition to health and disease. In this session, thought leaders will explain accepted linkages between diet, gut microbiome, and plasma metabolome in states of health and disease. The session will review a recent European trial demonstrating that a dietetic counseling approach that leverages metabotypes may further improve health outcomes.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe how diet and the gut microbiome relate to health and disease.
  • Explain how metabotyping can inform an effective dietary approach.
  • Identify linkages between microbiomics and metabolomics data in nutrition practice.

Learning Need Codes:

  • 9030 Outcomes research, cost-benefit analysis
  • 3020 Assessment of target groups, populations
  • 5090 Adults (client population)

Performance Indicator:

  • 12.5.4 Develops recommendations considering evaluation data, needs of the population, trending data, cost-benefit analysis and funding source.
  • 8.2.1 Assesses the physical, social and cultural needs of the individual, group, community or population.
  • 8.3.6 Keeps abreast of current nutrition and dietetics knowledge and trends.


  • Charlene Compher, PhD, RD, CNSC, LDN, FADA, FASPEN

    Professor of Nutrition Science

    University of Pennsylvania

  • Speaker(s)

  • Gary Wu, MD, MD

    Professor of Gastroenterology

    University of Pennsylvania

  • Lorraine Brennan, PhD, PhD


    University College Dublin