Research project

Linking Adipose Biology with Neuroinflammation

Project overview

Linking Adipose Biology with Neuroinflammation. BBSRC pump priming funded project to investigate links between adipose tissue morphology and inflammation, blood metabolomics, and neuroinflammation in a murine model of Alzheimer's disease in response to probiotic intervention.


Lead researcher

Dr Helena Fisk PhD

Research Fellow

Research interests

  • Human nutrition, inflammation and disease acorss the lifecourse
  • Obesity associated inflammation in subcutaneous white adipose tissue
  • Immunomodulatory actions of nutrients including omega 3 polyunsaturated fatty, probiotics and vitamin D
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Research outputs