26 May 2016, SwissTech Convention Center, Lausanne, Switzerland

Website: thebrainforum.org

Prof. Julio Licino from the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute argues that the microbiota–gut–brain axis is fully bidirectional, functioning in a manner through which changes in microbiota affect behaviour and alterations in behaviour result in changes in the gut microbiota. This axis may represent a novel target for antidepressant therapies.

About speaker
Prof. Julio Licinio, M.D., FRANZCP, is Deputy Director for Translational Medicine and Head, Mind and Brain Theme at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute and Strategic Professor of Psychiatry, Flinders University in Adelaide, South Australia. He is also a Research Professor at the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at University of Adelaide and Visiting Professor of Psychiatry at University of Minho, in Braga, Portugal.

About The Brain Forum
Researchers, engineers, healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs, industrialists, investors, funding agencies and policy makers meet at The Brain Forum 2016, to advance our understanding of how the brain works and to accelerate the application of this knowledge in society and the economy.

 

Channel: The Brain Forum
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Original Publish Date: Published on Jun 17, 2016
Source URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9b6ldXXM-Nk

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