Humankind faces a crisis of non-communicable chronic diseases that encompass pathologies such as obesity (and its co-morbidities), inflammatory bowel diseases, allergies, and autoimmune diseases. Microbiome alterations (dysbioses) induced through lifestyle and diet have been implicated in this development. There is tremendous potential for the targeted modulation and restoration of gut microbiota composition and functionality to combat chronic diseases.
Andrea leads Atlantia sales and operations from their headquarters in Cork.
Focuses on the evolutionary processes that have shaped the host-microbiome.