Basic Science

The high level of experience and expertise in preclinical investigations of the ImmunoNutritionLab’s Team facilitates the research activities on several topics:

  • -   Immune system development and function
  • -   Immune tolerance
  • -   Gut barrier development and function
  • -   Transepithelial fluid transport
  • -   Inflammation
  • -   Enteric nervous system development and function
  • -   Gut-brain axis
  • -   Macro- and Micro-nutrients Interaction with human enterocytes and immune cells
  • -   The Junk-foods/emulsifiers interact with the gut barrier and immune system
  • -   Epigenetics
  • -   Obesity and obesity related-condition
  • -   Gut microbiota composition and function
  • -   Skin microbiota composition and function
  • -   Upper respiratory tract microbiota composition and function
  • -   Prebiotics
  • -   Probiotics
  • -   Postbiotics
  • -   Microbiome interactions with human enterocytes and immune cells
  • -   Microbiome-derived metabolites interaction with human enterocytes and immune cells
  • -   Fatty acids metabolism