Meet the Author: Emeran Mayer

Author Bio and Details

Emeran Mayer, MD, has studied brain-body interactions for the last forty years. He is the executive director of the G. Oppenheimer Center for Neurobiology of Stress and Resilience and the codirector of the Digestive Diseases Research Center at the University of California at Los Angeles. His research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health for the past twenty-five years, and he is considered a pioneer and world leader in the area of brain-gut microbiome interactions.

Books by Emeran Mayer

The Mind-Gut Connection

How the Hidden Conversation Within Our Bodies Impacts Our Mood, Our Choices, and Our Overall Health

Book cover image: The Mind-Gut Connection: How the Hidden Conversation Within Our Bodies Impacts Our Mood, Our Choices, and Our Overall Health

Based on Dr. Emeran Mayer's cutting-edge research and clinical practice, The Mind-Gut Connection details the evidence of the mind-body connection on a cellular level, explaining how the microbiome influences cognitive function and mood, and how the brain can affect the functioning of our gut. Dr. Mayer offers practical information about how our diets, medications, and family history can…  More »

  • Spirituality & Health Magazine Best Book of 2016

The Gut-Disease Connection

The Invisible Link Between the Food We Eat and the Microbes Within Us-and How We Can Take Back Our Health

Book cover image: The Gut-Disease Connection: The Invisible Link Between the Food We Eat and the Microbes Within Us-and How We Can Take Back Our Health

From researcher, professor, and author of The Mind-Gut Connection, Emeran Mayer, comes fresh look at the new science of the microbiome, including not only its connection to cognitive health but also its critical role in preventing the chronic disease.