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ELDERMET focuses on the gut microbiota of the elderly Irish population. It is one of four national projects that are part of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) Food for Health Research Initiative (FHRI). Click on the links to learn more about the FHRI projects currently underway.


National Development Plan
Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine
Health Research Board
Department of Health and Children

The human body relies on vast numbers of microbes to function efficiently and healthily. ELDERMET is one of several worldwide projects that hope to catalogue the microbiota of the human gut. Click on the links to learn more about some of the microbiome projects around the world.

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International Human Microbiome Consortium
Human Microbiome Project

ELDERMET is a collaborative effort by scientists and clinicians in several departments at University College Cork, Teagasc Moorepark Food Research Centre, Fermoy and the Health Service Executive hospitals in the Cork area. Click on the links below to learn more about the participating partners.

Teagasc
University College Cork
Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre


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