#164 - All about Akkermansia and other next generation probiotics

Colleen Cutcliffe, PhD, joins Integrative Practitioner associate editor, Avery St. Onge, to discuss how probiotics with targeted keystone strains like Akkermansia muciniphila can help restore optimal function to the gut microbiome and improve overall health.

This episode is sponsored by Pendulum Therapeutics.

Find us at integrativepractitioner.com or e-mail us at [email protected]

Theme music: “Upbeat Party” by Scott Holmes via freemusicarchive.org and “Carefree” by Kevin Mcleod via incompetech.com.


Colleen Cutcliffe is the CEO and co-founder of Pendulum. She has over 15 years of experience leading and managing biology teams in academia, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. Prior to starting Pendulum, Colleen was the Senior Manager of Biology at Pacific Biosciences and a Scientist at Elan Pharmaceuticals. Colleen received her PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Johns Hopkins University and her BA in Biochemistry from Wellesley College.