Dr Dominic Farsi
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Dominic Farsi is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Nutritional Sciences at King’s College London and a registered nutritionist. Following a BA in Primary Education, Dominic completed a MSc in Nutritional Sciences before completion of a PhD where he investigated the effects of replacing red and processed meat with the meat alternative mycoprotein on markers of colorectal cancer risk, gut health, and systemic health.
Dominic is involved in and overseeing nutrition-based interventions in diet and gut health including the effects of fibre, sorbitol, FODMAPs and plant foods on gut function, the gut microbiome and the gut-brain axis. Prior to joining King’s College London, Dominic led nutrition-based interventions during both his PhD research at Northumbria University, as well as during postdoctoral research at Queen’s University Belfast, with a component of his research exploring the gut microbiome via bioinformatics methodologies.
Dominic has published his research in peer-reviewed nutrition journals and has presented his work nationally. He was awarded the nutrition covid-19 RANK prize in 2021 and was selected as a finalist for STEM for Britain 2023, where he presented his research at the Houses of Parliament.