Neurological Dysfunction in Coeliac Disease and Non-Coeliac Gluten Sensitivity

Posted by Roslyn Kemp on 5 February 2016

New research from Sheffield, UK, shows that the neurological manifestations of Coeliac Disease and Non-coeliac gluten sensitivity are similar and equally responsive to a gluten-free diet suggestive of common pathophysiological mechanisms.


GHN Summer Student publishes in international journal

Posted by Roslyn Kemp on 22 January 2016

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Microbiome: Fibre for the future

Posted by Roslyn Kemp on 15 January 2016

Click here to see exciting new research on the effect of dietary fibre on the gut microbiome:


Beat Bowel Cancer Aotearoa Newsletter

Posted by Roslyn Kemp on 9 December 2015

Beat Bowel Cancer Aotearoa December newsletter "Bottom Lines"  is now available  - click here to read


Success for Gut Health Network at NZ Gastroenterology Society Meeting

Posted by Roslyn Kemp on 27 November 2015

Great success for the Gut Health Network at the recent New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific meeting. Ely Rodrigues, postdoc in Michael Schultz and Grant Butt's team was awarded the AbbVie research grant worth $35k for her work on human colonic organoids. Andrew McCombie, research assistant for Michael Schultz won the NZSG/Janssen scholarship worth $65k to continue his work on the IBDsmart study. 


Holger Regenbrecht promoted to Professor

Posted by Roslyn Kemp on 10 November 2015

Prof Holger Regenbrecht, a Gut Health Network member, has recently been promoted to Professor - Congratulations!


Living with Crohn's Disease

Posted by Roslyn Kemp on 6 November 2015

Ste Walker posts about living with Crohn's Disease and the challenge of life with an "invisible" illness:


Latest IBD Research Review published

Posted by Roslyn Kemp on 5 November 2015

Latest IBD Research Reviews published - click here


New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology - Gut Health Network Scientific Symposium

Posted by Roslyn Kemp on 20 September 2015

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Cancer Trials New Zealand

Posted by Roslyn Kemp on 20 September 2015

Cancer Trails New Zealand recently held their annual scientific meeting in Auckland. The invited speaker was Dr Roslyn Kemp, from the GUt Health Network, who talked about immunology research in colorectal cancer. Other speakers reported on current clinical trials in New Zealand, and proposed trials. 

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