Dr. Paul Forsythe

Dr Paul Forsythe is Assistant Professor and Principal Investigator at the McMaster Brain-Body Institute, St Joseph’s Healthcare and Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, McMaster University, Canada. He has a strong interest in neural regulation of immunity, which he pursued during his PhD at Queen’s University Belfast and Post-Doctoral studies at the University of Alberta. His current research explores the neuro-immuno-endocrine super-system in the context of the holobiont, with a particular focus on identifying mechanisms underlying the influence of gut microbes, and their products, on the development and progression of diverse pathophysiological responses such as allergy, inflammation and mood disorders.

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