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Dr Ruairi Robertson

Ruairi Robertson

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Blizard Institute
Queen Mary University of London

Research

Interests

I am not currently working with in vitro models but have an interest in utilising organ-on-chip technologies in the future in the context of the gut microbiome

Publications of specific relevance to Predictive in vitro Models

Publications

2020

Robertson RC (2020). The Gut Microbiome in Child Malnutrition. Nestle Nutr Inst Workshop Ser  vol. 93, 133-144. 10.1159/000503352

2019

Prendergast AJ, Gharpure R, Mor S, Viney M, Dube K, Lello J, Berger C, Siwila J, Joyeux M, Hodobo T, Hurt L, Brown T, Hoto P, Tavengwa N, Mutasa K, Craddock S, Chasekwa B, Robertson RC, Evans C, Chidhanguro D, Mutasa B, Majo F, Smith LE, Hirai M, Ntozini R, Humphrey JH and Berendes D (2019). Putting the “A” into WaSH: a call for integrated management of water, animals, sanitation, and hygiene. Elsevier  Lancet Planetary Health  vol. 3, (8) e336-e337. 10.1016/S2542-5196(19)30129-9
Robertson RC, Manges AR, Finlay BB and Prendergast AJ (2019). The Human Microbiome and Child Growth – First 1000 Days and Beyond. Trends in Microbiology  vol. 27, (2) 131-147. 10.1016/j.tim.2018.09.008
BOURKE CD, PRENDERGAST A and ROBERTSON R (2019). Health Outcomes, Pathogenesis and Epidemiology of Severe Acute Malnutrition (HOPE-SAM): rationale and methods of a longitudinal observational study. Bmj Journals  Bmj Open  10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023077

2018

Robertson RC, Kaliannan K, Strain CR, Ross RP, Stanton C and Kang JX (2018). Maternal omega-3 fatty acids regulate offspring obesity through persistent modulation of gut microbiota. Springer Science and Business Media Llc  Microbiome  vol. 6, (1) 10.1186/s40168-018-0476-6

2017

Robertson RC, Seira Oriach C, Murphy K, Moloney GM, Cryan JF, Dinan TG, Ross RP and Stanton C (2017). Deficiency of essential dietary n-3 PUFA disrupts the caecal microbiome and metabolome in mice. Cambridge University Press (Cup)  British Journal of Nutrition  vol. 118, (11) 959-970. 10.1017/s0007114517002999
Robertson RC, Seira Oriach C, Murphy K, Moloney GM, Cryan JF, Dinan TG, Paul Ross R and Stanton C (2017). Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids critically regulate behaviour and gut microbiota development in adolescence and adulthood. Elsevier Bv  Brain, Behavior, and Immunity  vol. 59, 21-37. 10.1016/j.bbi.2016.07.145

2016

Oriach CS, Robertson RC, Stanton C, Cryan JF and Dinan TG (2016). Food for thought: The role of nutrition in the microbiota-gut–brain axis. Elsevier Bv  Clinical Nutrition Experimental  vol. 6, 25-38. 10.1016/j.yclnex.2016.01.003

2011

Ordovás JM, Robertson R and Cléirigh EN (2011). Gene–gene and gene–environment interactions defining lipid-related traits. Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health)  Current Opinion in Lipidology  vol. 22, (2) 129-136. 10.1097/mol.0b013e32834477a9

Grants

Grants of specific relevance to Predictive in vitro Models
META-SAM (Metagenomics and Metabolomics of Severe Acute Malnutrition)
Robertson RC
£250,000 Wellcome Trust (01-09-2017 - 01-09-2021)
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