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.
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.
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.
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The microbiome – the microbes that live within the human body – can have a huge impact on human health. As such, it’s vital to understand the complexity of the microbiome, and how it can impact on disease and wellbeing.
On this free online course, you’ll explore how the microbiome changes throughout life, reflect on the role of food in its modulation, and explain the functions the microbiome has in the gastrointestinal tract in daily life.
Start of the course: 30 Nov 2020 (duration 3 weeks, 4 hours per week).
The course is developed by EIT Food: Europe’s leading food innovation initiative, with the aim to create a sustainable and future-proof food sector, University of Turin (Italy) and the European Commission.
More information can be found here.
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