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.
Prof. E.S.G. Stroes
Prof. M. Nieuwdorp
Dr H.J. Herrema
Dr G.M. Dallinga-Thie
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