Jeremy Burton

Associate Professor/Miriam Burnett Chair in Urological Science

Deputy Director of the Canadian Centre for Human Microbiome and Probiotics

Postdoc:  Lawson Health Research Institute / Western University

PhD:  University of Otago

MSc: University of Otago


Office:  LHRI (St Joseph’s Hospital), Room F3-112

Phone:  519.646.6100 ext. 61365


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Area of Study:

Microbiota associated with Urology

Fields of Interest:
-Microbe-host relationships

Research Profile

Dr. Jeremy Burton currently holds the Miriam Burnett Chair in Urological Sciences within the Division of Urology, Department of Surgery and is cross appointed to the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Western University. His interests include; how the microbiome influences urological conditions (kidney stones, cancer, infection and overactive bladder) and what impacts the microbiota, such as diet, pharmaceuticals, biomaterials, fermented food, probiotics, faecal transplant treatment and the use of antibiotics. His entire research career has focused upon the relationship of commensal bacteria to human health.

Publication Profile

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