Back to profile Projects - dr. JJ (Jurriaan) Mes Projects by JJ Mes Lifestyle research into maintaining optimal cognitive function in ageing (MOCIA) One of the consequences of an ageing population is that the number of people with age-related cognitive decline is increasing. The crossover programme... Nutrition to support T-cell therapy Therapy based on so-called T cells is quite effective to treat tumors like melanoma, a type of skin-cancer. Despite strong anti-tumor effect, in many... Finding evidence for positive effects of food on the immune system An effective immune system is vital to our health. Many food products claim to be good for the immune system, but there is too little evidence... Food for the Gatekeeper The homeostasis of the small intestine and its mucosal immune system can be modulated by various food-products. In order to efficiently study, but... Good, Bad or Risky? The project 'Good, Bad or Risky?' aims to develop assessment tools to analyse the impact of (new) proteins on intestinal and immune health. Proteins... Food for the gatekeeper The homeostasis of the small intestine and its mucosal immune system can be modulated by various food-products. In order to efficiently study, but... FibeBiotics - Dietary Fibers supporting Gut and Immune Function; From polysaccharide compound to health claim FibeBiotics studies the bioactive (health) function of polysaccharides and generates knowledge that support health claims.