Obesity is one of the most frequent non-communicable diseases in westernized countries and its etiology is inherently linked with alterations in the intestinal microbiome  . It has further been shown that the obese phenotype can be transplanted with fecal microbial transplantation (FMT)  and first initial studies suggest that FMT might be a therapeutic option for reversing obesity in the future . But so far the outcome of FMT cannot be predicted, because modelling for functionality and stability of intestinal microbial models is lacking.
|Effective start/end date
|01/01/2022 → 31/12/2027