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Gastrointestinal Clinical Strategies and Treatment Applications from the Kharrazian Institute

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Dr Datis Kharrazian
Datis Kharrazian, PhD, DHSc, DC, MS, MMSc, FACN, is a Harvard Medical School trained researcher, clinical research scientist, academic professor, and a functional medicine health care provider. Dr. Kharrazian earned a Master of Medical Science degree (MMSc) in Clinical Investigation from Harvard Medical School, and is a member of the Harvard Medical Alumni Association and the American Association of Immunologists. Today, Dr. Kharrazian’s clinical models of functional medicine are used by several academic institutions, and thousands of health care clinics and practices providers throughout the world. He maintains a private practice near San Diego, California, and consults with patients from all over the world who are seeking non-pharmaceutical alternatives. His practice is focused on developing a personalized medical approach using diet, nutrition, and lifestyle approaches. After decades of analyzing thousands of studies and working with patients in the United States and Europe, Dr. Kharrazian developed never-taught-before clinical strategies to successfully treat autoimmunity.

This course explains how to evaluate the health of the gastrointestinal tract and the micriobiota, their relationship to the brain and their impact on many common health disorders. You will learn brain rehabilitation strategies in addition to dietary, nutritional, and lifestyle factors that influence the gut-brain-body relationship.

The last decade of research has focused on the gut microbiome, the gut-brain axis, and gut health in general. Disruption in these pathways can lead to chronic gastrointestinal issues, depression, changes in cognitive function, chronic autoimmune and inflammatory disorders, and various types of brain-based disorders.

Course description

This course will provide an extensive literature review of the gastrointestinal systems and how it impacts, the brain, the immune system the cardiovascular system, and other systems of the body.  An evidence-based model incorporating diet, nutrition, and lifestyle medicine will be presented. A clinical step-by-step approach will be presented addressing every major target site of gastrointestinal dysfunction. Clinicians will be provided with clinically applicable models to evaluate and manage complex gastrointestinal disorders at the end of this course.

Learning objectives

  1. Understand the relationships between the gut and the brain, the immune system, the cardiovascular system, and other systems of the body.
  2. Review the literature on the the impact of the GI tract and human health
  3. Review of clinical diseases associated with gastrointestinal dysfunction
  4. Understand the clinical concepts gastrointestinal messenger pathways that impact human physiology
  5. Learn how to identify disruption of the gastrointestinal tract with the history and exam
  6. Learn diet, nutrition and lifestyle approaches to support brain-gut axis dysfunction
  7. Learn laboratory markers to assess the gastrointestinal status


Standard Registration On demand access $749 USD
Student Registration On demand access $549 USD

About the Kharrazian Institute

The Kharrazian Institute was developed as an educational institute focused on teaching clinical practice models to healthcare professionals that are interested in a nutrition, dietary, and lifestyle approaches to help improve the lives of patients suffering from chronic conditions. Dr. Kharrazian is a world-renowned clinician and he has trained thousands of physicians and healthcare professionals. He has a unique ability to synthesize research, evaluate clinical outcomes in his own practice, and then develop clinical models that can be used effectively by other healthcare professionals.
Dr. Kharrazian has a unique ability to synthesize the medical literature into clinical applicable models that have been used successfully by healthcare practitioners over the past 20 years. The clinical models he has developed have made a dramatic impact on countless healthcare and medical clinics throughout the United States and Europe.

Dr Datis Kharrazian will be visiting Australia in April 2020 for the 8th BioCeuticals Research Symposium.



Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 14:45 to Thursday, October 2, 3000 - 14:45
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