Aim: To investigate the gut microbiota in older adults, interactions with nutrition and immune status and implications for brain health


UU: Helene McNulty, James Dooley, Catherine Hughes, Leane Hoey

Lay Summary

The TUDA-Gut project will analyse the composition and function of the gut microbiome in a subset of the OptiAge trial participants who provided faecal samples at baseline and at the end of intervention using next generation sequencing. Relationships with diet and cognitive function will be explored.

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