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Me, my health, and my microbes

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Past event - 2019
20 May Doors open 7:00 pm Starts 7:30 pm Ends 9:00 pm
The West Town, 214 Locke Street South,
Hamilton, ON L8P 4B4
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Me, my health, and my microbes

Brittany Duggan (PhD Candidate)
@brittanymduggan
Kevin Foley (Postdoctoral Fellow )
Gut microbes play a role in health and disease, impacting everything from
mental health to metabolic function. Learning how microbes are changed by
environment, and how these microbes interact with organ systems is critical
for understanding how they promote health. Diet is a key factor that shapes
the gut microbiota and can cause microbial shifts, promoting negative
outcomes leading to disease. We study how gut microbes regulate blood
sugar during obesity and Type 2 Diabetes.
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