Dr. Ken McGrath is the Clinical Liaison Manager with Microba. He obtained his PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Pathology from the University of Queensland, and has a research background in microbial genomics, including human microbiomes and metagenomic analysis. Ken was the manager of a DNA sequencing laboratory 10 years prior to joining Microba, and is a member of several international microbiome research projects, including global pathogen detection and monitoring. Ken is now helping Microba bring the latest gut microbiome technology to healthcare practitioners and educate and inform them of how the information can benefit their patient management.
- The main types of gut testing available
- The difference between culture based stool testing and DNA based stool testing (+ what the heck it all means)
- DNA testing further explained + knowing which type of DNA based gut test is best
- What we get through the GP when requesting basic gut testing and what can and can't that tell us
- Microbiome sequencing - what it does and doesn't tell us
- The kinds of conditions, symptoms or presentations that can benefit from comprehensive microbiome testing
- How long it takes for our gut to change after implementing dietary and lifestyle changes
- How often we should get testing be done
- Loads more!
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