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The Diet and Gastrointestinal Health Research Group aims to understand the molecular, cellular, whole person and population-level mechanisms involved in gut health and the development and treatment of gastrointestinal disease. Research involves understanding the effect of diet on digestion, absorption, transit, microbiome and symptoms.

Group leader: Professor Kevin Whelan.

Our Partners


Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (UKRI)

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Helmsley Charitable Trust