Urinary Microbiome Past, Present and Future: How recent discoveries can shape our management of UTIs

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@ 10:30 am EST - 11:30 am EST

This free webinar is hosted by Urge and is led by Prof. Alan Wolfe, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Loyola University Chicago’s Graduate School. He is the CoFounder/Director of the Loyola Urinary Education and Research Collaborative (LUEREC), and the Founder of the Wolfe Lab, which studies the female bladder microbiome and its impact on women’s health and disease.

  • Urine is not sterile: a short history of urinary tract research
  • Diagnostic tools for detecting urinary bacteria: The Standard Urine Culture versus more sensitive modern methods
  • The urobiome: what microbes do we detect in the bladder and how do these communities change over time?
  • Differences between symptomatic vs asymptomatic subjects
  • Is a urinary tract infection always an infection?
  • Some recent discoveries

References for the lecture can be found in Prof. Wolfe’s reading list.