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Kurtis’s research aims to address this problem by investigating a new source of possible treatments for COPD – the microbiome. His work uses high fibre diets, supplements, or probiotic “good” bacteria to improve the microbiome’s ability to produce beneficial short-chain fatty acids – potentially of providing a safe, cheap and readily available method to help patients to prevent or treat COPD.

Researchers 

Kurtis Budden

Project type 
Scholarship
Year of funding 
2016