Claus T Christophersen Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting 2019

Claus T Christophersen

Claus Christophersen is a molecular microbiologist specialising in the role and impact of the gut microbiome in health and disease. More specific he focus on how to modulate the gut microbiome using diets or supplements to improve host health or prevent the development of diseases. He has a special interest in the ability of resistant starches to improve gut health. He has an MSc from the University of Copenhagen and a PhD from the University of Western Australia. He then undertook a Post-Doctoral appointment and later became a research scientist and team leader in CSIRO Food & Nutrition. He now leads the WA Human Microbiome Collaboration Centre at Curtin University. Claus has published in many areas of gut microbiome research, i.e. colorectal cancer, ulcerative colitis (UC), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Gut-Brain Axis (Autism), athletes and other healthy cohorts. His current interests are concentrated around personalised systems biology responses and pediatric gut microbiome research.

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