Genelle Healey

Project Description

We aim to determine whether an exclusive enteral formula containing fibre leads to enhanced mucosal healing, reduced inflammation and more beneficial gut microbiota changes when compared to standard exclusive enteral formula (which contains no fibre) and normal chow using mouse models of colitis.  

Research Interests

Inflammatory bowel disease
Gut microbiota

Research Methodology

Next-generation sequencing
qPCR and ddPCR - bacterial enumeration and cytokine production
Animal models of colitis
Flow cytometry


Faculty of Medicine