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Anita Kozyrskyj

Biography

Anita Kozyrskyj is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. She leads the SyMBIOTA (Synergy in Microbiota: www.symbiotalab.com) research program on early-life environmental shaping of the infant gut microbiome, and child immune-related and neurodevelopmental outcomes in the CHILD Cohort Study (www.childstudy.ca). SyMBIOTA was funded by the 2010 CIHR Microbiome Initiative and is now part of CIHR’s IMPACTT microbiome research network, where Kozyrskyj is co-PI of the Human Cohort Design and Analyses Platform (www.impactt-microbiome.ca). Dr. Kozyrskyj’s SyMBIOTA program has generated 50 papers, 3 book chapters and trained many next generation microbiome researchers. Her microbiome papers have received awards for being the most influential, and have been cited by position statements on food allergy and neonatal early-onset bacterial sepsis. She is associate editor of J Dev Orig Health Dis and the interim President of DOHaD Canada.

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Centre: University of Alberta

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