5 new selected research projects in 2020

In the framework of the BINC funding program 2020, we are proud to announce that, five new scientific projects were selected for preclinical and clinical research.

These researches were selected amongst 84 high-quality projects from scientists based in European universities, hospitals or leading academic institutions.


Waligora-Dupriet, A.J. (Université de Paris). Impact of preterm microbiota on the gut-lung axis and health. 

Infant Brain Development

Sizonenko, S. (University of Geneva, CH). Lactoferrin for neuroprotection in term neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy.

Child Nutrition and obesity

Philipps, C. (University College Dublin, Ireland). Predictors and associations of childhood dietary inflammation with obesity.

Sandi, C. (EPFL, Lausanne, CH). Therapeutic potential of the nutraceutical nicotinamide mononucleotide to treat earlylife stress induced emotional and metabolic alterations.

Women’s Heath

O’Leary (APC Microbiome, University of Cork, Ireland). Sex matters! The role of maternal gut microbiota in shaping increased susceptibility of females to stress-related psychiatric disorders.