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Vishal Singh
Assistant Professor of Nutritional Physiology and Microbiome
Summary Statement

Macronutrient (dietary fibers)-gut microbiome interaction; microbiome- informed dietary interventions to improve chronic inflammatory diseases; mechanism(s) by which gut microbiota-derived metabolites (and products) alleviate or aggravate metabolic syndrome and IBD.

  • Nutritional Sciences - NUTR
  • Ph.D. in Biological Sciences (Cardiometabolic Disease)
Office Address
222 Chandlee Laboratory
University Park, PA 16802
Professional Credentials

M. Pharm (Pharmacology), Ph.D.

Research Interests
  • Study molecular link by which microbiota-derived metabolites regulate the development of chronic inflammatory disorders including inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease, and metabolic syndrome.
  • Elucidate how gut microbiota and innate immunity shape the effects of refined fermentable fibers, commonly present in processed foods, on gastrointestinal and liver health.
  • Develop microbiome-informed dietary fiber interventions to improve digestive and metabolic health.