The Quadram Institute is at the forefront of a new era of food and health research, working at the interface between food science, gut biology and health. It develops solutions to worldwide challenges in food-related disease and human health, with a lifelong focus from establishing optimum health at birth through to ensuring we age healthily.

We have interdisciplinary teams working with appropriate international organisations to address these major issues, working together to deliver innovative new solutions.

A broccoli based spin-out

B12 is written on a small circular chalkboard and surrouned by different foods, including salmon, prawns, red meat, mushrooms, cheese, yoghurt and milk. there is also a bowl of white tablets

An environmentally friendly vitamin B12 production method that makes manufacture more affordable

An improved treatment for chronic C. difficile infections

A small baby on a yellow blanket in an incubator connected to medical equipment

Targeting a life-threatening gut condition in preterm babies

Human milk oligosaccharides improve ‘leaky’ guts

Covid vaccines and bottles

Supporting the UK’s biggest COVID-19 vaccine trial

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Revolutionising the diagnosis of respiratory infections using clinical metagenomics

Some medication pills around a thermometer for fever on a white background.

The genetics behind drug resistant enteric fever

Genome sequencing SARS-CoV-2 plays a critical role in informing national and international COVID-19 public health responses

A new glycoenzyme to help identify diabetes biomarkers in blood serum

FOLIUM Science and Quadram Institute join forces in the fight against anti-microbial resistance

Prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases in Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean region

Inspiring the public through online learning

Targeting food composition

Supporting nutrition and health in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

Food composition research

Miss S. Abrar analysing samples at QIB, Sept. 2018

Reducing diagnosis time for vulnerable patients in Pakistan

Connecting with science through art

Supporting innovation in livestock vaccines

Guardians of the Gut: a hands-on stroll through the gut to meet your microbiome

Speed breeding technology for rapid crop development

Skills and experience for undergraduate job seekers

Improving the food safety and quality of fermented millet porridge in Ghana