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Immune Modulation: The Gut-Brain- Microbiome Axis
With Professor and Research Scientist Tim Spector

17th September | 1,5 CPD

Lecture Outline:

Approximately 100 trillion micro-organisms (most of them bacteria, but also viruses, fungi, and protozoa) exist in the human gastrointestinal tract. Gut microbes are key to many aspects of human health including immune, metabolic and neurobehavioural traits. Different levels of evidence support the role of gut microbiota in human health, from animal models and human studies. The human genome consists of about 23 000 genes, whereas the microbiome encodes over three million genes producing thousands of metabolites, which replace many of the functions of the host, consequently influencing the host’s fitness, phenotype, and health

Learning Outcomes:

- Understand the complex interaction between personalised nutrition and the food we eat to create tailored diet advice.
- Explore the genetic, metabolomic, and metagenomic information that can be utilised to predict an individual's metabolic response to food
- Get the latest updates and findings on the world of the microbiome
- Deep dive into the enteric or intrinsic nervous system

Don’t miss out on what is going to be a well thought-out and well-presented Masterclass from educator and expert Prof. Tim Spector who is at the forefront of the research and has hands on experience in clinical settings.

CPD accreditation for this webinar will be rewarded from the NNA.

Sep 17, 2020 06:00 PM in London

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