Kick Off Meeting
On 1 April the BestTreat consortium and the newly recruited ESRs came together for the first time in Berlin. This was a great opportunity for everyone to get to know each other and to discuss the work planed in the Work packages. We had great support from our Strategic Advisory Board members, who shared with us their experience working in microbiome industry and in science communication.
The ESRs stayed on for a second day to hear more about science outreach and to discuss the social media strategy of BestTreat.
Pre Kick Off Meeting
BestTreat is a newly funded European training network kicked off in Berlin on 22 October 2018. BestTreats aim is to understand the progression of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) by investigating the gut microbiome. Ultimately this will lead to new means to diagnose and treat NAFLD. During the first meeting of the consortium discussed the research, training and recruitment strategies. Over the next months the ESRs be hired and we are looking forward to the Kick Off meeting in spring where everyone involved will get together.
BestTreat press release
The BestTreat press release can be found here.