How Microbiome-based Therapies Can Help You
BiomeBank microbiome-based therapies harness the gut microbiota to treat chronic and infectious disease. Our product is the first microbiome-based therapy approved as a biological in the world.
A healthy gut has a diverse range of microbes that help us digest the food we eat, produce special nutrients, and regulate our mood and immune system. Think of a healthy microbiome like a rain forest bursting with thousands of plant species, birds, and mammals, where they all play critical roles in maintaining a healthy, diverse and stable ecosystem. But modern diets, lifestyles, and other factors are slowly destroying this delicate ecosystem in our gut. This loss of microbial diversity and function is associated with a growing list of chronic health issues.
Disruptions to our gut microbiome called dysbiosis is linked to a range of chronic diseases.
How does it work?
BiomeBank’s donor derived microbiome-based therapy involves transplanting the microbial communities found in the gut of healthy donors into patients with certain chronic disease. This product can be taken orally with capsules or through a colonoscopy/enema procedure.
This has traditionally been done by Faecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) and is most commonly used to treat recurrent C.difficile, a life threatening infection of the gut. This type of treatment has been shown to provide cure rates of up to 96% with few side effects. Although these therapies are primarily used to treat C.difficile, emerging research demonstrates its potential to treat a range of conditions including ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, and more.
WATCH BiomeBank’s Chief Medical Officer Dr Samuel Costello talk about his experiences of using Microbial Therapies with patients.
Our products are manufactured in a GMP facility after a rigorous, quality controlled screening, and donation process. It is supplied to hospitals and clinics throughout Australia and can be administered by healthcare professionals.
Microbiome-based therapies should not be used without medical supervision.
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BiomeBank only supplies its therapeutic products to hospitals and clinics. We cannot supply to individuals seeking treatment. If you would like to explore treatment please contact your GP or Medical Specialist.
BiomeBank provides microbiome-based therapies throughout Australia and is expanding access to more countries. Ask your doctor to contact us and we can arrange the rest.
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