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The microbiota and its influence on health

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The Curzon Building

4 Cardigan St

Birmingham

B4 7BD

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~ GUT HEALTH - The microbiota and its influence on health ~

22nd November 17:00 - 20.30 @ Birmingham City University, Curzon building


West Midlands British Dietetic Association welcomes BDA members and other professionals to this networking event on gut health.

The evening will focus on the latest probiotic and nutrition research. It is open to dietitians, other healthcare professional, students and researchers interested in nutrition, care of the elderly, primary health care, microbiology, and gastroenterology.

* Kindly sponsored by Yakult *


~ AGENDA ~

Agenda:

17.00- 17.30 - Registration

17.30 -17.40 - Update from the British Dietetic Association

17.40- 18.10 - Professor Tariq Iqbal. Consultant Gastroenterologist, University Hospital Birmingham. 'The microbiome and diet - the elephant in the room'.

18.10- 18.55 - Dinner and networking

18.55-19.30- Dr Louise Wilson. Registered Dietitian and assistant science manager at Yakult. 'An overview of the research behind lactobacillus casei shirota'.

19.30- 20.15 - Dr Eirini Dimidi. Registered Dietitian and postdoctoral research associate at Kings College London. ‘Current evidence on the dietary management of functional gut symptoms’.

20.15- 20.30 -Questions and Close


~ DIRECTIONS and PARKING ~

Directions by Car

Postcode for Sat Nav (Millennium Point NCP car park): B4 7AP

Millennium Point is clearly signposted from all main routes into the city – simply follow the brown tourist signs. Please note: do not follow the signs to City University since these may lead you to the wrong campus - please follow the Sat Nav postcode B4 7AP or signs to Millennium Point. Currently, there are major road works around the Millennium Point vicinity and access routes may change on a regular basis. You may need to follow diversion routes where indicated.

Parking

There is a multi-storey car park owned and managed by Birmingham City Council situated adjacent to Millennium Point. The car park entrance is on Howe Street off Jennens Road.

If you are using a sat nav please use the postcode B4 7AP.

If you are heading to the Parkside Building (for Birmingham Institute of Art and Design and School of Media), head towards Curzon Street when you leave the car park, turn left when you reach the East Side City park and walk along the front of the Parkside Building until you reach the main reception entrance.

Car Parking at Millennium Point Multi Storey Car Park:

Please retain your entry ticket on entering the Car Park. Payment is via machines located inside the car park building at the end of your visit. This car park takes cash and card payments. There is a cash machine available inside Millennium Point on Level 0.

Directions by Rail

Birmingham is served by two mainline stations – Birmingham New Street in the City Centre and Birmingham International for the airport and NEC. Snow Hill and Moor Street train stations are also in the city centre.

Walking from Birmingham New Street Station (please note New Street station is undergoing major refurbishment so some exits may be subject to change), leave the station and turn right onto New Street. The Rotunda building will be a little way down on your right. Turn left into High Street. Proceed past the Pavilions shopping centre and Marks & Spencer to the first set of traffic lights and turn right. Continue down Albert Street into Curzon Street until you reach Curzon Street Station on your right.


~ Ticket prices ~

BDA member Free

Non BDA Member/other AHP/Nurse Specialist/Doctor £20.00+VAT

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B4 7BD

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