Interdisciplinarity has to be the evolving key of modern medicine and it is absolutely pivotal in the microbiome field, one of the hottest topic in medical research. A close interplay between basic and translational research is indispensable for a better comprehension of the discrete multifaceted roles played by the resident flora on human
health. This approach is evident in the seven sessions of the MicrobiotaMI 2023 congress, gathering main experts
from top research centers all over the world featuring both basic and clinical research..
After the limitations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we believe that MicrobiotaMI 2023 is the right occasion to safely meet this approach “in person”.