Metabolic interactions between host and gut bacteria
With the beginning of 2019, Professor Soyoung Q Park founded the Department of Decision Neuroscience and Nutrition at DIfE. On the 28th of August she hold her inaugural lecture. Despite the scorching heat, over 150 interested employees and guests came do the conference center at DIfE in order to listen to her presentation: „Nerve Food - Or Love that goes through the stomach ". „ A subject that somehow everybody is interested in - obviously,"; said Professor Tilman Grune, scientific director of the DIfE, whilst looking at the huge, crowded room.
The mission of the German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke (DIfE) is to conduct experimental and clinical research in the field of nutrition and health. Scientists at the DIfE pursue these scientific goals by interdisciplinary cooperation comprising a broad spectrum of experimental, medical and epidemiological methods.
Therefore the researchers focus on three areas:
The aim is to understand the molecular basis of nutrition-dependent diseases, and to develop new strategies for prevention, treatment, and nutritional recommendations.
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