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Amy Loughman, PhD

My passion is the link between the microbiome and wellbeing.


I want to share findings about the links between gut and brain, and how to make good use of this information for the best health in mind, body and microbiome.



Researcher at Deakin University's Food & Mood Centre

Loughman, A., O'Hely, M., & Vuillermin, P. (2019). Letter to the Editor: "Gut microbiota composition is associated with temperament traits in infants". Brain, behavior, and immunity (full citation pending).

Kerr, J. A., Loughman, A., Knox, A., Koplin, J. J., Allen, K. J., & Wake, M. (2019). Nutrition‐related interventions targeting childhood overweight and obesity: A narrative review. Obesity Reviews, 20, 45-60.

Aslam, H., Ruusunen, A., Berk, M., Loughman, A., Rivera, L., Pasco, J. A., & Jacka, F. N. (2019). Unravelled facets of milk derived opioid peptides: a focus on gut physiology, fractures and obesity. International journal of food sciences and nutrition, 1-14.

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Scientific Publications

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Expert opinion featured in...

Is studying your gut bacteria key to good health or a waste of money? (August 29, 2018). New Scientist. Article by Alice Klein.

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Contact Me

Food and Mood Centre, IMPACT, Deakin University 

299 Ryrie St, Geelong VIC 3220 Australia


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