FMT Information


Centre for Disease Control

National Institutes of Health

American Gastroenterology Association

Infectious Diseases Society of America

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The C Diff Foundation

Clostridium Difficile Support Group

The Peggy Lillis Memorial Foundation

The Power of Poop,

AGA center for Gut Microbiome Research,

IND form and instructions,

List of Digestive Disease Week 2013 sessions on microbiome,

US Food & Drug Administration



December 23, 2013, KUOW.ORG, Seattle Children’s Studies Fecal Transplants as a Cure for Bowel Disease

PRESIDENT’S NOTE: THIS IS ONE OF THE MOST CHILLING ARTICLES I HAVE EVER READ: November 20, 2013, FERNews,, by Maryn McKenna: Imagining the Post-Antibiotics Future

November 20, 2013, Internal Medicine News, by Susan London: Fecal Transplant Found Effective in Immunocomprimised Patients 

November 4, 2013, Toronto National Press, by Tom Blackwell:  Toronto Hospital Building “Poop Bank” as an Antidote Against C. difficle

November 3, 2013, Long Island Newday, by Delthia Ricks: Fecal Transplant Procedure Pioneered by Lawrence Doctor in 1959 Makes a Comeback to Treat Antibiotic Resistant Illness

November 2, 2013, The Seattle Times, by Carol Ostrom: Wonder Cure For the Gut?  FDA OK’s Fecal Transplants

November 2, 2013,, by Kenneth Spriggs: Crohnology’s FMT Users

October 28, 2013, The Province, by Drs. Oz and Roizen: The Pill That Balances Bacteria Can Also Keep C. diff. in Check

October 28, 2013: CBS: Fecal Transplant Used to Treat Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria (featuring a video of Dr. Lawrence Brandt)

October 27, 2013: The Durango Herald, by Dr. Fraser Houston: This Treatment is Not Pretty, But it Appears to Work

October 17, 2013: Berkeley Wellness, by David Tuller:  Fecal Transplants and the FDA

October 4, 2013: Highlight Press, by Eustace McKnight: From DIY Stool Enemas to “Poop Pills” – The Marvels of Modern Medicine

October 4, 2013:, AP: “Poop Pills”, A Way of Doing Fecal Transplants, Can Cure Serious Gut Infections

October 3, 2013,, by Angela Mulholland: Some Colitis Patients Trying Do-It-Yourself Fecal Transplants

October 3, 2013, Doctors Lounge, HealthDay News: IDSA: Oral Ingestion Viable For Fecal Microbiome Transplant

October 3, 2013, The Las Vegas Guardian Express, by Jalan Salah: New Study Announces “Poop Pill” as the Breakthrough Clostridium difficile Cure

October 3, 2013, The Vancouver Sun, by Margaret Munro, Postmedia News: Potty Mouth?  Disease Expert Finds Surprising Way to Help Patients Fight Debilitating C. difficile Illness

October 3, 2013, Infection Control Today, Posted in News, Clostridium difficile, Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Research: Fecal Transplant Pill Knocks Out C. difficile Infection, Study Shows

October 2, 2013, Natural Medicine Journal, by Mark Davis, ND (on Board of Directors of The Fecal Transplant Foundation): Fecal Transplants in Ulcerative Colitis

October 1, 2013, Science Daily, Story based on materials provided by the University of Vienna: Fecal Transplant: Microbial Restoration of the Inflamed Gut

October 1, 2013, Digital Journal, by Nancy Houser: Stool Banks Soon Needed to Treat C. difficile, a Bowel Disease

September 29, 2013, Miami Herald Health, by Elizabeth De Armas: A Fecal Transplant May Help Those With Chronic Diarrhea

September 28, 2013, The New York Times, by Ariel Kaminer: Didn’t Ace SAT? Just Design Microbe Transplant Research

September 26, 2013, Florida Today, by Lyn Dowling: Unusual Transplant Battles Bacterial Infection in Colon

September 24, 2013, WCVB.COM, Boston, by Tracy Hampton: Fecal Transplant for Crohn’s

September 16, 2013, CIDRAP, Lisa Schnirring, CDC: Antibiotic-resistant Bugs Sicken 2 Million a Year

September 12, 2013, Janie Grace, Online Seminar from the UK, 8:00PM UK time (BST) Featuring the Taymount Clinic: Digestive & Gut Health – Beyond Probiotics

September 9, 2013, NPR, by Rob Stien: From Birth, Our Microbes Become as Personal as a Fingerprint

September 9, 2013, NPR, by Ryan T. Conaty (about our own Dr. Colleen Kelly): Microbe Transplants Treat Some Diseases That Drugs Can’t Fix

September 9, 2013: TheTree of Life, by Jonathan Eisen: Fecal Transplants Taken Up by American Hospital Association in Letter to HHS about Medicare/Medicaid

September 8, 2013, CTV News, by Karolyn Coorsh: Experimental Fecal Transplants Could Revolutionize Treatment of Bowel Diseases

September 7, 2013: The Tree of Life, by Jonathan Eisen: Fecal Transplant Recruiting on Craigslist

September 5, 2013: The New York Times, by Gina Kolata: Gut Bacteria From Slim Humans Can Slim Mice Down

September 4, 2013: McKnight’s, by Ashley Carman: Toxin Identified to Diagnose Fatal Clostridium difficle Cases

September 1, 2013: Chonogram, by Wendy Kagan: Podcast: The Bug Cure

August 29, 2013: Science Magazine: Podcast with Jop de Vrieze on history and current use of fecal transplant.

August 29, 2013: Jopinie, by Jop de Vrieze, Independent Science Writer: A Quest for Poop

August 29, 2013:  EndoNurse, by Michael Wald, M.D.: FDA Over-Regulating Fecal Transplants

August 27, 2013:  The News~Sentinel:  Drs. Oz and Roizen Discuss Intestinal Infection Fix:  Stool Implant

August 24, 2013, EndoNurse:  ASGE Launches Endo Videos; Explores Fecal Transplants:

August 22, 2013:  Science Daily: Fecal Microbiota Transplantation as Effective Treatment for C. difficile and Other Infections

August 21, 2013:  The The Future of Psychiatry May be Inside Your Stomach

Mayo Clinic in Arizona Announces FMT Department

August 17, 2013:  Huffington Post:  One Man’s Poo Is Another Man’s Prescription

August 5, 2013: The Voice of America: by Shelley Schlender: Fecal Transplants Used to Cure Intestinal Disorders

July 30, 2013:, by Steve Mirsky:  Don’t Let a Little Poop in Your Colon Scare You Off

July 29, 2013:, by Johns Hopkins Medicine:  Therapeutic Fecal Transplant: Hope for Cure of Childhood Diarrhea Comes Straight From the Gut

July 22, 2013: NPR, by Rob Stein: Staying Healthy May Mean Learning to Love Our Microbiomes

July 15th, Open Letter from IDSA, ASGE, NASPGHAN, AGA, & ACG, to CBER Regarding Recommendations for Standardizing Stool Donor Screening, Testing, and Exclusion Criteria

July 10, 2013, from our own Dr. Colleen Kelly:  Huffington Post: Fecal Transplants; An Inside Look at the Potential, Progress, and Pitfalls

July 10, 2013, The Lansing Legal Examiner, by David Mittleman: Digestive Problems & The Miracle of Poop

July 9, 2013: MD-FM Insight, by Clementine Wallace: Clostridium difficile and Fecal Transplantation (an interview with our own Dr. Lawrence Brandt)

July 8th, 2013:  Macleans, by Kate Lunau:  A Miracle Cure, Not for the Squeamish

July 6, 2013:  New York Times, by Marie Myung Ok Lee, Why I Donated My Stool

July 4, 2013:  Portland Tribune, by Jeff Korn, about our own Dr. Mark Davis: Need Treatment Will Travel to Portland

July 4, 2013:  The Power of Poo: by Tracy Mac: 14,000 Reasons to Support Catherine Duff’s FMT Foundation

About Our Own Drs. Kelly and Brandt

From our own Dr. Sachin Kunde: New Research Revealing the Newest FDA Approved Antibiotic: Human Stool

June 12, 2013: Scientific American: By Beth Mole & Nature Magazine: FDA Comes to Grips With Fecal Transplants

June 11, 2013: Pulse, Seattle Children’s:  Flushing Out New Cures for Intestinal Disease

June 4, 2013: by Jim Kuo: Monarch Labs & BTER Foundation Collaborate to Develop Fecal Transplantation Products

May 30, 2013:  Huffington Post Science: Fecal Transplant Crackdown: FDA Moves to Regulate Infection-Fighting “Stool” Treatment

May 28, 2013:  From, Tom Siegfried: Microbes at Home In Your Gut May Also Be Influencing Your Brain

May 24, 2013: From The Verge: by Amar Toor:  No Shit: Can Fecal Transplants Save 14,000 Lives a Year?

It’s all in the Genes: Researchers Unravel Genetic Mechanism Behind Microbiome Colonization

April 10, 2013: Wiley Online Library: by Willem M. De Vos: Fame & Future of Faecal Transplantations – Developing Next Generation Therapies with Synthetic Microbiomes

February 15, 2013: Medscape, by David M. Johnson, M.D.:  Fecal Transplant for C. difficile; A How To Guide

January 30, 2013:  National Geographic: by Ed Yong:  Gut Microbes Contribute to Mysterious Malnutrition

January 13, 2013:  The New York Times, by Denise Grady, featuring our own Melissa Cabral: When Pills Fail, This, Er, Option Provides a Cure

July 12, 2010:  The New York Times, by Carl Zimmer, about our own Dr. Alexander Khoruts: How Microbes Defend & Define Us

If you have scrolled through all these articles, you deserve a little comic relief. Here’s Jeff Foxworthy’s take on colonoscopies.