WEDNESDAY 21ST NOVEMBER, GALLERY ROOM 3

During this session, speakers will provide the latest insight into understanding the interactions between nutrition and the immune system. They will explore the development of hypersensitivity at different stages of life and potential long-term health implications. This session will also review the latest research emerging on the link between the gut and immunity.

Chair:  Dr Caroline Childs, Lecturer in Nutritional Sciences, University of Southampton

14.00 - 14.30

Immune system development and the microbiome

Dr Caroline Childs, Lecturer in Nutritional Sciences, University of Southampton

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14.30 - 15.00

The role of nutrition in the control of allergy

Niamh Hunt, Postdoctoral researcher, Dublin City University

15.00 - 15.30

Understanding the importance of nutrition on immune health for sports performance

Dr Laura Collins, Business Development Specialist, Kerry

 

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