Laura Bolte

Laura Bolte is a dietician currently pursuing an MD and PhD at the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG). In 2013 she graduated in Nutritional sciences in Germany, where she performed research on diet-mediated endocrine and metabolic changes in diabetes, obesity and malnutrition. In 2017 she started her medical training which she is currently completing at the European Medical School Oldenburg-Groningen. Since 2019 she pursues a PhD in the group of Prof. Rinse Weersma to further investigate the therapeutic potential of diet and its role for the human gut microbiota. Her current research as a Seerave fellow aims to identify dietary factors and microbial targets to improve responsiveness to immunotherapy in cancer patients.

  • diet-microbiome interaction
  • intestinal inflammation
  • immunotherapy
  • nutrition