UCSF University of California, San Francisco | About UCSF | Search UCSF | UCSF Medical Center
Home | About Us | News | Studies | Partners | Investigators


The UCSF Medical Center Wellness Series presents:

“Do Probiotics Work for Kids? Colic, Allergies and Diarrhea”

Michael D. Cabana, MD, MPH, Chief, UCSF General Pediatrics and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Newborn Nursery

Tuesday, February 12, 7 p.m.

Probiotics are becoming a common addition to infant formulas and foods for kids. Most parents have heard of probiotics and may wonder whether these supplements hold the key to optimum health for their children. In this talk, Dr. Cabana, who has conducted clinical trials on probiotic use in children, explains what probiotics are, offers tips on how to be a savvy consumer, and provides examples of where probiotics are and are not effective.


Jewish Community Center of San Francisco

3200 California St.

San Francisco, CA 94118

Pre-Registration and Directions:

(415) 292-1200

UCSF Speakers Program
(415) 353-3630 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Free and open to the public


You can contact us at
866-913-8477 or
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
for more information