News Archive 2020

John Cryan, Ted Dinan & team on 'Trust me Iā€™m a Doctor'

19 May 2020

Can your food change your mood? Can you eat yourself happy? Dr Michael Mosley travelled with the BBC 2 'Trust me I'm a Doctor' series, to meet the University College Cork APC Microbiome Ireland team researching the links between depression, anxiety, and what you eat ā€“ and whether certain foods can make you feel better. Led by Professors John Cryan and Ted Dinan, this team is focusing its research on the microbiome ā€“ the vast population of bacteria that live in our gut. 


The resulting documentary 'Trust me I'm a Doctor' Series 9 Episode 3 and was broadcast on BBC2 on January 22nd 2020, in an episode entitled 'Can food change your Mood'

Dr Mosley meeting the team: Dr Kirsten Berding-Harold, Dr Gerry Moloney, Dr Michael Mosley, Prof John F.Cryan, Dr Caitriona Long-Smith, and Prof Ted Dinan


Dr Michael Mosley pictured in Cork's English Market. 

Prof John F.Cryan, Dr Michael Mosley and Prof Ted Dinan. Dr Mosley holding a copy of 'The Psychobiotic Revolution: Mood, Food, and the New Science of the Gut-Brain Connection' by Scott C. Anderson, Prof John F.Cryan and Prof Ted Dinan

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