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John F. Cryan, PhD, MRIA

University College Cork, Ireland
Cork, Ireland

John F. Cryan is Professor & Chair, Dept. of Anatomy & Neuroscience, University College Cork (UCC), Ireland and is also a Principal Investigator at APC Microbiome Ireland. His research is focused on understanding the 
interaction between brain, gut & microbiome and how it applies to stress, psychiatric and immune-related disorders at key time-windows across the lifespan. He received a B.Sc. (Hons) and PhD from the National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland. He was a visiting fellow at the Dept Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Australia (1997-1998), which was followed by postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA and The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California. He spent four 
years at the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research in Basel Switzerland, as a LabHead, Behavioural Pharmacology prior to joining UCC in 2005. Cryan has published over 470 papers and has a h-Index of 100. He is co-author of the bestselling “The Psychobiotic Revolution: Mood, Food, and the New Science of the Gut-Brain Connection”, was elected a Member of the Royal Irish Academy in 2017 and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Antwerp, Belgium In 2018. He has been a TEDMED & TEDx speaker and is currently President of the European Behavioural Pharmacology Society.
Homepage: Twitter: @jfcryan

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