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 titled “Modulation of the gut microbiome by nutrients is implicated in the control of inflammation and metabolic disorders” and can be viewed below.
Trevor Lockett represented CSIRO, a MyNewGut partner, at the “On the Pulse: The latest evidence of health benefits, innovations and intake recommendations for pulses” symposium, May 2nd 2016. His presentation was on pulses as a source of dietary fibre and its impact on gut microbiota and health.
It is becoming clearer that the microrganisms of the body do not work in isolation. Microbes in the gut that can potentially benefit brain and behaviour are called psychobiotics. Professor Ted Dinan of University College Cork and MyNewGut partner is featured in this article due to his work in this area.
Illustration by ANNA KOVECSES