GROWTH Network

The GROWTH consortium, funded by the European Commission (2019-2023), is made up to train a new generation of researchers working on new pathological insights, biomarker diagnostics and personalized nutritional interventions for intestinal failure in neonates and preterm infants.


People

Academic and industry partners, covering various disciplines ranging from fundamental research to clinical paediatrics and analytical chemistry to organoid and gut-on-chip applications, have teamed up in the European Union.


Research Programme

GROWTH aims to set-up a new European platform that trains young scientists in the industry-led exploration of innovative routes to fully exploit the potential of early life nutrition to prevent inflammatory disease. GROWTH coordinates 8 individual research projects.


Contact

If you have any questions you can fill in the form or mail us directly: info@growth-horizon2020.eu.




NEWS

Interesting report published by the AMC group on the effects of exclusive enteral nutrition on gut microbiota and metabolome in paediatric Crohn's Disease patients.

A comprehensive analysis of the fecal microbiota and metabolome during a course of EEN therapy in paediatric patients with Crohn's Disease was conducted by the AMC (Tytgat Institute) research groups led by Dr. Jurgen Seppen and Prof. Wouter de Jonge.

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World Prematurity Day

"World Prematurity Day" is an awareness day that honours preterm infants and their parents.

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ESPGHAN necrotizing enterocolitis conference (webinar) 3 & 4 December

This online conference links scientific and clinical experts in the prevention, diagnosis, prediction, and management of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) as well as parents to talk about their experiences. The faculty will be international and include recognised experts in their fields. The presentations will consist of state-of-the-art lectures covering the basic science of underlying mechanisms, along with clinical aspects of prevention and management.

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An update on the therapeutic value of modulating gut microbes

A dysbiosis in gut microbes has been linked to a wide range of chronic diseases. An interesting perspective paper in Science "Modulating gut microbes" describes the current strategies to target gut microbes.

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BioSB 2020 conference

The 6th edition of the Dutch Bioinformatics & Systems Biology (BioSB) conference will be online and organised on October 27-28, 2020.

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