The Microbiome and the Brain - A New State of Mind

Neuroscientist Christopher Lowry discussed the emerging science that's connecting the microbiome – the community of microbes that inhabit the body – with brain health, including whether we can treat common brain disorders through the gut.

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The Microbiome & the Brain - A New State of Mind

Martin Delahunty

Global Director, Nature Partner Journals, Nature Research

Working within Nature Research's Open Research Group, I am Global Director for Nature Partner Journals based in London. I have responsibility across five global office locations to develop Nature Partner Journals, a new series of online-only, open access journals, published in collaboration with world-renowned partners. Launched in April 2014, the portfolio now includes 14 titles including 'npj Biofilms and Microbiomes'. I have a Degree in Natural Sciences specializing in Microbiology from Trinity College Dublin and a Masters in Business Administration from The Open University. Within the broader medical publications community, I serve as Secretary and Trustee for the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals.