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LATEST INSIGHTS INTO THE GUT MICROBIOTA & HEALTH: FROM RESEARCH TO PRACTICE

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Wellcome Collection

183 Euston Road

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This one-day study day, designed for healthcare professionals, will explore some of the latest insights into the gut microbiota and health from experts across the UK and Ireland.

The day will be spread across three session themes, including;

  • Development & Roles of the Gut Microbiota

  • Modulating the Gut Microbiota

  • From Research into Practice

To start the day, an optional satellite symposium will be hosted by Dr Eirini Dimidi to introduce the main principles of the gut microbiota, including; what it is, what it does, and what affects it.

N.B. When registering, please indicate if you will/will not be attending the satellite symposium.


Booking information & fees

Early bird rates available until Sunday 31st March 2019.

Student rates available, but please note that a University confirmation of registration letter must be sent to science@yakult.co.uk once you have registered.


Lunch and refreshments will be provided.


Draft Agenda

8:30 – 9:25 Arrival & Refreshments

8:45 – 9:15 Satellite Symposium: An introduction to the main principles of the gut microbiota; what is it, what it does and what affects it? - Dr Eirini Dimidi RD, Postdoctoral Research Associate, King's College London

9:25 – 9:30 Welcome

Session ‘Development & Roles of the Gut Microbiota’

9:30 – 10:00 The role of the microbiota in immune system development - Dr Caroline Childs, Lecturer in Nutritional Sciences, University of Southampton

10:00 – 10:30 The role of the microbiota in neurodevelopment and neurodegenerative disease - Dr Siobhain O'Mahony, Lecturer in the Department of Neuroscience and Anatomy, University College Cork

10:30 – 11:00 The impact of dietary components on gut bacteria and substrate metabolism - Dr Karen Scott, Senior Research Fellow, The Rowett Institute

11:00 – 11:15 Panel Discussion

11:15 – 11:45 Break

Session ‘Modulating the Gut Microbiota’

11:45 – 12:15 Dietary modulation of the microbiota and cancer treatment outcomes - Mr James Kinross, Senior Lecturer in Surgery and Consultant Surgeon, Imperial College London

12:15 – 12:45 Probiotics and liver disease: human intervention findings - Dr Jane Macnaughtan, Principal Clinical Research Associate and Honorary Consultant in Hepatology, University College London

12:45 – 13:15 The potential for faecal microbiota transplants in the management of intestinal diseases - Dr James McIlroy, Founder at EnteroBiotix

13:15 – 13:30 Panel Discussion

13:30 – 14:30 Lunch

Session ‘From Research into Practice’

14:30 – 15:00 Safety considerations when modulating the microbiota with probiotics in clinical practice - Prof Kevin Whelan, Professor of Dietetics, King’s College London

15:00 – 15:30 Challenges faced by athletes: is there scope for taking microbiota research to a new league? - Mike Naylor, Head of Performance Nutrition, English Institute of Sport

15:30 – 16:00 Getting the public engaged in the microbial world: insights from the Good Germs, Bad Germs project - Dr Jamie Lorimer, Associate Professor in Human Geography, University of Oxford

16:00 – 16:15 Panel Discussion

16:15 – 16:20 Close

*Draft programme – presentation titles and timings subject to change


For more information about the event please visit our website, or if you have any queries, please contact science@yakult.co.uk or 0208 842 7600


This event is endorsed for CPD by the British Dietetic Association*.

*BDA endorsement applies only to the educational content of the learning activity


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Wellcome Collection

183 Euston Road

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NW1 2BE

United Kingdom

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