Emeran Mayer, MD
Emeran Mayer, MD, is a gastroenterologist, a neuroscientist, and the author of The Mind-Gut Connection. He is the executive director of the G. Oppenheimer Center for Neurobiology of Stress and Resilience and a codirector of CURE: Digestive Diseases Research Center at UCLA. He has been studying brain-gut microbiome interactions for the past forty years, and much of his research has been supported by the NIH. He is currently researching the role of the gut microbiota and brain interactions in chronic pain and emotional regulation.