Melissa is a MSc student in neuroscience and neuropsychology at the University of Padova. She joined the Social Brain & Developmental Lab to research the microbiota-gut brain axis and how nutrition shapes health and disease. Besides nutritional neurosciences, she is also interested in the clinical application of biofeedback and neurofeedback and how the mind-body relationship can be exploited to prevent and treat disease.
Kathrin Cohen Kadosh appraises a recent systematic review relating to her own Wellcome Trust funded research on better gut microbiome and how increasing levels of probiotics and prebiotics may help prevent and treat anxiety in young people.[read the full story...]