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Just How Human Are We? The relationship between our bodies, our gut bacteria, health and disease

November 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This is the second in the series of Great Talks organised by the University of Greenwich (Medway Campus), Faculty of Engineering and Science.

This lecture will explore the relationship between the human and the bacterial parts of our body: our microbiome, and how they work together, both when we are healthy and when we are ill.  The lecture will also show how insights into dysfunction in our microbiomes are driving new medical therapies.

Jeremy Everett is the Professor of Pharmaceutical Technologies at the University of Greenwich UK.  In addition, he is Visiting Professor in the Department of Surgery and Cancer at Imperial College and at the Lee King Chian School of Medicine at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, where he is also a Scientific Consultant and Acting Director of the Singapore Phenome Centre.  He previously held global drug discovery leadership positions for Pfizer and GSK.  He is a consultant on pharmaceutical research  and on patent litigation.  Jeremy conducts research in metabolic profiling or metabonomics, an area he has worked in for over 30 years, including co-naming and defining the science.  Current work is focused on metabolic profiling in the areas of ageing, colorectal cancer, obesity and diabetes in collaboration with Horizon Discovery and University College, London.

This talk will be held in the Wardroom in Pembroke Building at the University of Greenwich on the Medway Campus.  The talk will start at 6 pm and will be followed by light refreshments.  As these talks are free they are hugely popular and therefore admission will be by registration only.  Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.  To register for a place call 01634 883495 or email: ">.

There is free on-site parking after 5 pm arrival.

Details

Date:
November 14, 2018
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

University of Greenwich (Medway Campus)
North Road
Chatham, United Kingdom

Organiser

University of Greenwich
Phone:
01634 883495
Email:
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