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Kemin Intestinal Health Symposium Highlights

Kemin Intestinal Health offers the most comprehensive portfolio of high-quality and science-based nutritional ingredients to fuel the potential of livestock, poultry and equine. Our solutions support immunity, gut integrity and microbial balance, and proactively address viral, bacterial, parasitic and toxin challenges. In this way, we strengthen animals and foster a healthy and sustainable business for you – our customers.

At the 2019 and 2020 Kemin Intestinal Health Symposiums we heard from experts across the poultry, swine, dairy, beef and equine industries on topics ranging from immunology to consumer perceptions and tight junction repair to the impact of mycotoxins on intestinal health. We invite you to view some highlights below and we look forward to hosting you for more learning opportunities again in the future! 

2020 Symposium Highlights

Maintaining Microbial Balance to Bolster Immunity


Ryan Dilger

Acute-Phase Protein Response and Costs of Immune Activation


Ryan Dilger

The Inflammatory Response and Immunity


Chris Chase

Ruminal and Hindgut Acidosis


Barry Bradford

Searching for the Source of Gut-Derived Inflammation: A Summary


Barry Bradford

Stress and Development of Gut Function in Early Life


Adam Moeser

Leaky Gut Syndrome and Mechanisms of Intestinal Repair


Anthony Blikslager

Microbial Endocrinology and the Importance of Evolution in Nutrition


Mark Lyte

Neurochemicals and Bacteria


Mark Lyte

Exploring the Gut-Brain Axis Concept


Mark Lyte

The Change Model: Introduction


Mike Levengood

The Change Model: Gaining Understanding


Mike Levengood

The Change Model: Lessons Learned


Mike Levengood

2019 Symposium Highlights

Early Life Stress Can Negatively Impact Lifetime Gut Health


Adam Moeser, DVM, MS, Ph.D.

The What, Why and Physiologic Cost of Leaky Gut Syndrome


Lance Baumgard, Ph.D.

Antimicrobial Resistance, Livestock Production Current Landscape and Future Perspectives


Tim Johnson, Ph.D.

Managing Intestinal Health Without Antibiotics


Charles Hofacre, DVM, MAM, Ph.D.

The Impact of Mycotoxins on Gut Health


Tim Evans, DVM, MS, Ph.D.

Reducing Foodborne Pathogens Through Proper Gut Health


Michael Kogut, Ph.D.

Learn more about the Kemin Gut Health Triple Check

About Kemin Animal Nutrition & Health

As the world population continues to expand and the protein demand soars, food producers are turning to Kemin for innovative solutions. We believe raising healthy livestock and poultry is more important than ever before, and we are delivering products and services to help our customers achieve optimal nutrition, feed quality, gut health and pathogen control — all while maximizing profitability. 

The work we do in our laboratories — and the discoveries that work yields — helps not only boost our customers' bottom lines, but also helps the livestock and poultry industry meet ever-changing consumer expectations. Kemin solutions strengthen safety throughout various stages of the food chain via enhanced ingredient utilization and new solutions focused on improving overall animal nutrition and health.

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