Gerard is a lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioural Science and a Principal Investigator in APC Microbiome Ireland. His research interests include the impact of the gut microbiome on brain and behavior across the life span, microbial regulation of tryptophan metabolism and translational biomarkers of stress-related neuropsychiatric disorders. With over 130 publications and a H-Index of 60, he was included in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science Group 2019 Highly Cited Researchers list.
On Expertscape, he is listed at number 22 in the list of worldwide experts in the ‘Microbiota’ and at 57 in ‘Biodiversity’.
Gerard’s presentation will be about: The Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis, brain function and behaviour: New Therapeutic Opportunities
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