Hélène De Franco
    • rue Henri Koch, 29

      4354 Esch-Sur-Alzette

      Luxembourg

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    Hélène De Franco completed her Master’s in Nutrition and Food Sciences at the Université de Bordeaux, Collège Sciences et technologies. She carried out her thesis research on the impact of a high-fiber diet on fat-soluble vitamins status in humans, in Prof. Desai’s lab.

    In April 2022, she received an FNR Industrial Fellowships grant to fund her PhD project PERsonalized Food-Response Models (PERFORM), in collaboration with bioinformatics company Nium. In this project, she is working to investigate dietary fibermicrobiome interactions through metabolic modelling, making use of the data from our dietary intervention study among healthy adults, LUXFICO.

    Education/Academic qualification

    Master, Nutrition and Food Sciences, Université de Bordeaux

    Sept 2019Jun 2021

    Award Date: 29 Jun 2021

    Bachelor, Science, Technologie and Health, Université de Bordeaux

    Sept 2016Jul 2019

    Award Date: 18 Jul 2019

    External positions

    PhD Student, University of Luxembourg

    1 Apr 202231 Mar 2026

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