A Timeline of FMT1,2
4th Century China first documented use of FMT called “yellow soup” to treat severe diarrhea
Camel stool was used by German soldiers during WWII for the treatment of “bacterial dysentery”
1958 Dr. Ben Eliseman3 published results of the use of
FMT for antibiotic associated diarrhea
1988 Dr. Thomas Borody4 performed his first FMT and has since published extensively on the use of FMT across a range of conditions
Early 2010’s5-7 FMT came to prominence in the treatment of the epidemic Clostridium Difficile in North America and Europe with clinical trials indicating a ~90% cure rate
2017 Dr. James Adams8 and team at Arizona State University published the first FMT trial on the use of FMT for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) with encouraging results
2018 Dr. Jason Klop, ND first began accepting adult patients with a range of conditions to be treated with FMT
2019 Dr. James Adams and team9 published the 2-year follow-up FMT study which indicated a 80% improvement in GI symptoms and ~50% improvement in ASD related symptoms
2020 Dr. Klop, ND established his world-class state-of-the-art FMT manufacturing lab, exporting FMT products to FMT treatment centres
2022 – Novel Biome entered into a collaboration with Viome Life Sciences on an observational clinical trial to better understand the link between the microbiome and ASD as well as how to precision match donors to patients.
1. Ser et al. 2021, 2. Borody et al. 2014, 3. Eliseman. et al. 1958, 4. Borody. et al. 1989, 5. Van Nood. et al. 2013, 6. Youngster. et al. 2015, 7. Cammarota. et al. 2015, 8. Kang et al. 2017, 9. Kang et al. 2019
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