Study of the host immune-metabolic-intestinal microbiota interface using a humanised model of obesity


  • Dr Philip Ahern

    University of Oxford

Project summary

Philip will begin his Fellowship in the laboratory of Professor Jeffrey Gordon at Washington University in St Louis, investigating how the coordinated activity of the intestinal microbiota and host diet impact the immune system using gnotobiotic mice. This work will be undertaken in collaboration with Dr Kevin Maloy and Professor Fiona Powrie at the University of Oxford.