About the Authors

Harriët Schellekens

Affiliations Food for Health Ireland, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, School of Pharmacy, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

Gerard Clarke

Affiliations Laboratory of Neurogastroenterology, Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, Department of Psychiatry, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

Ian B. Jeffery

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

Timothy G. Dinan

Affiliations Food for Health Ireland, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, Laboratory of Neurogastroenterology, Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, Department of Psychiatry, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

John F. Cryan

j.cryan@ucc.ie

Affiliations Food for Health Ireland, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, Laboratory of Neurogastroenterology, Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HS JFC TGD. Performed the experiments: HS GC. Analyzed the data: HS IJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HS GC IJ. Wrote the paper: HS.