The Power of Poop: Fecal Transplants for Treating Disease

Poop: It’s more than just something that people find gross, fascinating, or grossly fascinating. In fact, researchers at The Ohio State University are investigating veterinary uses for fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT).

In this episode, MVC speaker Dr. Jenessa Winston joins us to discuss how her team is learning how to turn crap into a cure—or at least a very effective treatment—for a variety of illnesses and conditions from parvovirus enteritis to obesity. This is an area of veterinary medicine that is on the verge of exploding (in a good way). Listen in to find out the amazing discoveries being made right now in this cutting-edge field!

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