The world is talking about our next-generation discovery, with over 125 media outlets and numerous scientific journals / blogs covering our research breakthroughs published in the Nature Medicine journal. The strength of science and sports takes a lot of “guts” to unlock, and we are running full speed ahead to help ignite the movement!

Nature Medicine, June 24, 2019
A closer look at the gut microbiome of elite marathon runners unveils a microbe-encoded enzymatic process that contributes to enhanced athletic performance. Supported by quantitative data and pre-clinical research, the findings have the potential to reshape Sports Nutrition.

FitBiomics selected as one of 12 finalists from across the sports tech industry to present initial prototypes on World Demo Day (08/20/2019).

FitBiomics featured in National Geographic Explorer

FitBiomics was interviewed by National Geographic Explorer host Phil Keoghan to talk about the secrets that will revolutionize sports performance and athletics. Watch the above highlights video or visit National Geographic for the full episode (S11 E12 aired February 11, 2019)

Blood trans- plants are a real thing. Organ donation is a real thing, so why can’t we do that with beneficial bacteria?
— Jonathan Scheiman, Co-Founder & CEO
Men’s Journal, October 2018

Men’s Journal, October 2018

Your body naturally produces more lactic acid than usual during intense exercise, it’s possible that the strain of bacteria can help thwart those effects
— Jonathan Scheiman, Co-Founder & CEO


American Chemical Society interview with FitBiomics Co-Founder & CEO Jonathan Scheiman, August 2017

Would You Drink A Probiotic With The Gut Bacteria Of Elite Athletes?  By  Terrence McNally,  April 3, 2017

Would You Drink A Probiotic With The Gut Bacteria Of Elite Athletes?
By Terrence McNally, April 3, 2017

“ We’re trying to understand what makes these elite athletes unique, extract that information and provide it to benefit and promote general health and well-being, in athletes and one day in the general population. ”
Jonathan Scheiman, Co-founder & CEO

Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University

Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University

“ Genomics-based probiotic nutritional supplements that could enhance performance in every-day-athletes. ”


Wyss Institute Disruptive

In this episode of Disruptive, Wyss Core Faculty member George Church and Wyss Postdoctoral Fellow Jonathan Scheiman discuss collecting and sequencing gut bacteria of elite athletes to produce customized probiotics - and the potential that these probiotics could give recipients access to some of the biological advantages that make those athletes elite.