Mar 2, 2017
- the effects of alcohol on the gut microbiome
by Veronica Peterson, PhD Student, Gut-Brain-Microbiota Axis, APC Microbiome Institute
APC scientists have teamed up with Andrew Holmes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Bethesda, MD, USA to investigate the link between gut More
Milk is more than a drink
- Cremo highlights APC Collaboration
by Dr. Bernard L. Roy, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, Cremo SA, Switzerland
The APC Microbiome Institute and Cremo have been working together on collaborative projects since 2012 with the common vision of the maintenance of hea More
Feb 21, 2017
Dr Niall Hyland Appointed Vice President of the British Pharmacological Society
APC Faculty member Dr. Niall Hyland, Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, University College Cork, has been appointed Vice President of the British Pharmacological Society (BPS) with responsibility for m More
Feb 1, 2017
Paul Cotter features in "Trust me, I'm a Doctor "
What are fermented foods and which are best for improving our gut health?
This is one of the questions addressed in the first episode of the new series of “Trust me, I’m a Doctor” which was broadcast on BBC2 TV at 8pm on Wednesday 1 More
Lifetime Scholarly Contribution Recognised by RIA
Professor Fergus Shanahan, Director, APC Microbiome Institute, and Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine at University College Cork has been awarded a Royal Irish Academy Gold Medal along with Professor Louis Cullen, TCD.
The meda More
Jan 24, 2017
APC Scientists Uncover Dietary Mechanism to Reverse the Effects of Stress
by Prof John Cryan
Hippocrates said “Led food be thy medicine” and efforts are increasing to develop dietary strategies to target stress-related disorders such as depression and anxiety.
There is growing evide More
Jan 18, 2017
The microbiota of babies born by c-section can be optimised by breastfeeding
By Dr Cian Hill, Prof Catherine Stanton and Prof. Anthony Ryan
APC scientists have found that breast feeding is particularly important for babies born by Caesarean section, and especially those born early (<35 we More
Jan 10, 2017
APC at Congreso Futuro, Chile
Prof. John F. Cryan on panel "Bacteria - enemies or allies"
Prof. John Cryan (Dept. Anatomy & Neuroscience and APC Microbiome Institute) was a guest speaker at the Futures Congress http://www.congresodelfuturo.cl/, which took place between from 9th -15th J More
Dec 19, 2016
Bile Acids in the Small Intestine and Colon: Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Therapeutic Opportunities
Dr Cormac Gahan (APC Microbiome Institute) and Dr. Stephen Keely (RCSI) were co-recipients of Catalyst Award funding from Science Foundation Ireland to host an International Conference on B More
Dec 13, 2016
The scientific evidence for “Origin Green”
by Tom O'Callaghan, PhD student, Prof Catherine Stanton and Prof Paul Ross
The vast majority of cows in the world are fed indoors and see little of the lush pastures that we are so used to here in Ireland. Ireland’s dairy and meat herds are More