Assessing diet in the MetaCardis study

Small changes in dietary habits can have large consequences on your gut microbiome – the large collection of different bacteria existing in the alimentary tract. We now know that our gut microbiome can have a huge impact on our general health and wellbeing, including raising or lowering risks to certain diseases, as well as influencing their severity. As such, greater efforts are being focused on understanding the role of the gut microbiota in both health and disease. One such multicenter study is MetaCardis, funded by the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme...

Read the full article on ICAN Institute website here

Click here to listen to the full interview (in French) of Prof. Karine Clément, recorded by CNRS La Radio at the "Innovation days" at the Cité de la Science in Paris, France on 28th January 2017.


Grâce au séquençage génétique, les microbes et bactéries de nos intestins vont devenir nos alliés pour diagnostiquer et soigner des maladies.

Read the full article in the "Journal du Dimanche" from 1st January 2017 (in French language only) here:

Article on "Journal du Dimanche"



Read the interview with MetaCardis' coordinator Karine Clément on on "Gut microbiota richness is likely a key factor in the development of metabolic diseases” 

Here is a selection of the coverage that MetaCardis has received in France (or at least in the French language). This section is updated regularly.

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A round up of coverage of the MetaCardis Consortium on news and media websites in links from all over Europe and beyond in different languages. We'll update this page as we find them.

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Karine Clément spoke to Mathieu Vidard on La Tête au Carré (Monday and Friday, 14h-15h) on France Inter on 11th September 2013. In this interview she discussed gut microbes, obesity, heart disease and the intriguing link between the lot.

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Karin Clément (MetaCardis Lead PI) was featured on Télématin on France 2 on 19th June 2013. She highlighted the potential role of gut microbes in obestity and how MetaCardis aims to understand this relationship.

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