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Welcome to the newsletter of MyNewGut. The MyNewGut Project, which receives funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme, aims to research how the human gut microbiota and its microbiome influence obesity, behavioural and lifestyle related disorders. It also aims to identify specific dietary strategies to improve long term health.  

Below, find our latest news about MyNewGut
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A member of the scientific advisory board, Dr Ruben Frances, speaks about the importance of the MyNewGut project and what it can contribute to microbiome science and research.




Dr Páraic Ó Cuív talks about their role in the project and contributions. Welcoming The University of Queensland (UQ) to the consortium.
Annual Meeting
MyNewGut had its 2nd annual meeting in Brussels from the 5th - 7th of October.
Dr Petra Louis was the keynote speaker at MyNewGut's 2nd annual meeting in Brussels. She spoke about her research on how diet affects the microbiota and the applications of thee findings for improved health.
Media features
Do microbes control our mood? Web article features an interview with Professor Yolanda Sanz. "In some way, the evolution of microbiota reflects our growth and senescence."
Professor Yolanda Sanz was featured in a spanish radio show where she spoke about the research of MyNewGut. "Stool transplants can be decisive in changing the behavior of a person."
Interview (in spanish)
Professor Ted Dinan featured in FiveThirtyEight web article. "Dinan and his colleagues would go on to coin the term “psychobiotics” for microbes that can benefit the brain or behavior."

Professor Yolanda Sanz featured in El Pais web article.
"In patients with these mental disorders [anxiety and depression], it has been observed that half had problems in the digestive system"

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Conference & workshop attendance
International Bio Fest 2016 - Melbourne, Australia. From October 24th - 27th 2016. 
Spanish Society of Endocrinology and Nutrition 58th Annual Congress - Málaga, Spain. From October 19th - 21st 2016.
Physiology 2016 - Dublin, Ireland. On July 31st 2016. High fat diets induce depression-like phenotypes in animal studies. 
European OneHealth / EcoHealth Workshop - Brussels, Belgium. On October 6th 2016. 
MiCRObiota incognita - Island Krk, Croatia. From September 26th - 28th 2016. 
International summit on Probiotics, Health, and Neutraceuticals -  Baltimore, USA. From September 7th - 9th 2016.                                                          
World Congress on Targeting Microbiota - Paris, France. From October 17th - 19th 2016.                                                            
INRA team presents at symposiums in France. From March 10th - June 20th 2016. 
Better Food for Better Health - Veyrier-du-Lac, France. On June 4th 2016.
The Microbiome, Diet and Health: Assessing Gaps in Science and Innovation - Brussels. Belgium.
From May 30th - 31st 2016. 
European Society of Endocrinology Annual Conference - Munich, Germany. On May 30th 2016.
European Obesity Summit - Gothenburg, Sweden.      On June 1st - 4th 2016. 
Digestive Disease Week (DDW 2016) - San Diego, USA. On May 22nd 2016. 
On the Pulse: The latest evidence of health benefits, innovations and intake recommendations for pulses - Adelaide, Australia. On May 2nd 2016.
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