Course Code: NPD201908
Courses Name: Applied Psychobiotics in Nutraceuticals
Name of HOD - Dr. Ezhil Arasan Ramanan
Designation of HOD - Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Dr. V.R.E.Research Laboratories Private Limited
About the course : Psychobiotics are a special class of probiotics, which deliver mental health benefits to individuals. They differ from conventional probiotics in their ability to produce or stimulate the production of neurotransmitters, short-chain fatty acids, enteroendocrine hormones and anti-inflammatory cytokines.
Intended Audience - Any current Masters pursing students or professionals of Food technology, Pharmaceuticals and Nutraceuticals streams
|Course Status :||Admissions open|
|No. of Modules||9|
|Course Type :||Elective|
|Duration :||9 weeks|
|Category :||Food Engineering Food Technology, Pharmaceuticals and Nutraceuticals|
|Credit Points :||2|
|Level :||Postgraduate/ Undergraduate|
Mode of Study: The Course curriculum will be delivered through automated online lectures, and case studies on the Nutrify Today Academy platform. Grading will be based on a series of individual assignments and a final test on completion of all the modules.
|Week 1||Psychobiotics – The “hot new arrival” on the psychiatry block?|
|Week 2||BRAIN-GUT AXIS – Physiology and clinical implications|
|Week 3||Psychobiotics – Pharmacodynamics and mechanisms of action on the CNS|
|Week 4||Application of Psychobiotics – Neurodegenerative disorders and dementia|
|Week 5||Application of Psychobiotics – Anxiety and Depressive Disorders|
|Week 6||Application of Psychobiotics – In Child and Adolescent mental health (neurodevelopment disorders and autism)|
|Week 7||Application of Psychobiotics – In Schizophrenia and Psychotic disorders|
|Week 8||Psychobiotics as nutraceuticals in mental health – How do they stand apart?|
|Week 9||Psychobiotics – The ‘game changers’ in Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Using probiotics in psychiatry – the ethical, economic and clinical intersections|
What is the admissions process for the programme?
The admissions process is completely online and is customised as per your educational and professional profile. Following are the key steps in the application process:
Intended audience : Any current Masters pursing students or professionals of Food technology, Pharmaceuticals and Nutraceuticals streams.
Criteria to get the Certificate : Exam score = 80% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100
Internship opportunities and Nutrify Today industrial connects for job opportunities in the field of R & D, Regulatory, and Manufacturing departments of Nutraceuticals, Pharmaceuticals and Food Technology.