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Dr Eirini Dimidi

Dr Eirini Dimidi is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Nutritional Sciences, King’s College London. She has been a registered dietitian and nutritionist since 2011, after completing a BSc in Nutrition and Dietetics and a MSc in Clinical and Public Health Nutrition. This was followed by the completion of a PhD from King’s College London where she investigated the use and effectiveness of probiotics in people with chronic constipation.

Dr Dimidi is leading research on nutrition-based interventions, including fibre, prebiotics, probiotics, plant foods, and the low FODMAP diet, in gut function and dysfunction (e.g. constipation). She is also investigating the mechanisms through which nutritional interventions affect immune and mental health via the gut microbiome. Other research interests include exploring patients’ experiences and perceptions of gut diseases.
She has published in a number of peer-reviewed nutrition and gastroenterology journals, and has presented her work in national and international conferences. Dr Dimidi has been awarded The Nutrition Society Cuthberton Medal 2023, the ISAPP Glenn Gibson Early Career Research Prize 2022, and the British Dietetic Association Rising Star 2021 for her research on diet and gut health.

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