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Dietary Botanicals in the Preservation of Cognitive and Psychological Resilience

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Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY
United States

This new Center will focus on the mechanisms through which polyphenol-containing dietary supplements derived from grapes promote cognitive and psychological resilience to common psychological stresses including sleep deprivation. In addition to extending their previous research on the mechanisms of action of these botanical products in the brain, this Center will also seek to understand the role of the human gastrointestinal microflora (microbiome) in their activity, and in cognitive and psychological health more generally.

Research Area: Herbs (Botanicals)
Program: 
Botanical Dietary Supplement Research Centers
Partner Institution(s): 
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick; University of North Texas, Denton

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