Paul is a postdoctoral fellow in Microbial Diseases, Eastman Dental Institute, University College London. His current research focuses on the role of the immune system in Inflammatory bowel diseases. He has a background in biomedical science, with expertise in immunology, microbiology, gastroenterology and nutrition. Paul completed his PhD at Monash University in Australia, where he studied the influence of diet on the human immune system through interaction with the microbiome. He has experience conducting human dietary intervention studies and lab experience running immunological and metabolomic analysis of human biological samples. He has presented his research at both national and international nutrition conferences and has published peer-reviewed articles.