Role of gut microbiota in pathogenesis of obesity and diabetes

Medicine

21June2018 10:00 - 11:00

PhD defence ceremony

Obesity and Type 2 diabetes are believed tob e caused by a series of multiple risk factors including a sedentary lifestyle, genetic predisposition and increased food intake. In addition, alterations in gut microbiota composition are strongly associated with the pathogenesis of obesity and T2DM. Shanta Udayappan investigates the putative role of the gut microbiota in pathophysiology of human metabolic diseases including obesity and Type 2 diabetes.

S.D. Udayappan: Gut Microbiota in Relation to Pathogenesis of Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes.

Supervisors

Prof. E.S.G. Stroes

Prof. M. Nieuwdorp

Co-supervisors

Dr H.J. Herrema 

Dr G.M. Dallinga-Thie

Location

  • Agnietenkapel

    Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231 | 1012 EZ Amsterdam
    +31 (0)20 525 2362

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Entrance

This event is open to the public.

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