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Drunk Bugs

Mar 2, 2017
john-cryan-andrew-holmes-veronica-peterson Drunk Bugs - 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

visit-to-cremo-feb2017 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

British Pharmacological Society Appointment

Feb 21, 2017
niall-hylandbps_picture 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

APC scientists contribute to BBC health programme 

Feb 1, 2017
paulcottertrustmeimadoctordec2016 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

RIA Gold Medal for Fergus Shanahan

Royal Irish Academy-Gold Medals 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

Feed your Microbes-Block your Stress

Jan 24, 2017
johncryanteddinangutinstinctweb 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

Breast feeding is particularly important for babies born by C-section

Jan 18, 2017
infantmet2017microbiome 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

APC at Congreso Futuro, Chile

Jan 10, 2017
john-cryan-carroll-beltran-marcela-julio-piper-javier-bravo-img_5057 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

APC Co-hosts International Meeting on Bile Acids

Dec 19, 2016
bile-acid-meeting-2016jfcryancgahanagollubeva 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

Green pastures deliver superior dairy products

Dec 13, 2016
apc_test_img 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
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