Peter Holzer discusses new findings at Physiology 2016


On July 31st Peter Holzer represented Medizinische Universitat Graz (MUG), a MyNewGut partner, at Physiology 2016. This was a joint meeting of the American Physiological Society and The Physiological Society (Europe), and took place in Dublin, Ireland.

 He discussed MUG’s new findings obtained within MyNewGut, the message being that a high fat diet (when given to mice for 8 weeks) induces a very distinct depression-like phenotype with an altered gut microbial profile. 

Yolanda Sanz presents at "Better Foods for Better Health"

On June 4th Yolanda Sanz of IATA-CSIC, a MyNewGut partner, presented at the “Better Foods for Better Health” conference. This was organised by the Merieux Foundation, and aimed to present new perspectives from the microbiota approach, evaluate opportunities, and discuss the need for new tools of assessment. The symposium proved a platform to increaxe dialogue between academia, industry, and regulators. 

Her presentation was focused on “Optimising the host-microbiota partnership to tackle obesity: the EU My new gut project”.



Yolanda Sanz featured in El País


Yolanda Sanz of IATA-CSIC, a partner of MyNewGut, was featured in an article of the Spanish print and online news source, El País. 

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ECE 2016: Nathalie Delzenne

 Nathalie Delzenne represented Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), a MyNewGut partner, at the European society of Endocrinology’s annual conference this year in Munich, May 30th 2016.  

Her lecture was titledModulation of the gut microbiome by nutrients is implicated in the control of inflammation and metabolic disorders” and can be viewed below. 


Digestive Disease Week and European Obesity Summit

 On May 22nd 2016, Max Nieuwdorp (AMC), a MyNewGut partner, at the “Obesity, Metabolism, and Nutrition” section of Digestive Disease Week 2016, San Diego.           

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