Dr. Jane Foster is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University in Hamilton, ON, a Scientific Associate at University Health Network and a Scientist at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto,. Dr. Foster is an active researcher in the Province of Ontario Neurodevelopmental Disorders Network (POND) and the Canadian Biomarkers in Depression (CAN-BIND). Dr. Foster’s research focuses on the role of microbiota-immune-brain interacations on neurodevelopment, behaviour, and brain function. The Foster Lab program aims to understand how these relationships contribute to psychiatric disorders such as neurodevelopmental disorders, anxiety and depression.
There’s now strong evidence to support the inextricable relationship between your gut and your brain. With the power to influence cognitive maladies, from Parkinson’s to Alzheimer’s,...