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IMMUNITY SERIES – PART 3

PRE & PROBIOTICS: EVIDENCE & PRACTICE

Dr Caroline Elizabeth Childs

IMMUNITY SERIES – PART 3

PRE & PROBIOTICS: EVIDENCE & PRACTICE

Dr Caroline Elizabeth Childs

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Nutrition is a critical determinant of immune responses. Get up to speed with the very latest credible evidence with leading global expert Dr Caroline Childs in this three-part immunity series on MyNutriWeb

CONTENT AND LEARNING OBJECTIVES

CLEAR UNDERSTANDING OF:

  • What are probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics
  • The mechanisms by which changes in the gut microbiome might impact health

BE AWARE OF:

  • The range of health conditions linked to the gut microbiome
  • The evidence for use of probiotics to prevent or treat diarrhoeal disease
  • The evidence for use of probiotics and prebiotics to prevent upper respiratory tract infections
  • The evidence for use of probiotics and prebiotics in pregnancy to prevent infant atopic disease
  • References for appropriate further reading

BE ABLE TO:

  • Use the hierarchy of evidence when assessing research data
  • Critically appraise the veracity and impact of some media reports on applications of pre and probiotics

Expert speaker

Dr Caroline Elizabeth Childs BSc (Hons) PhD RNutrDr Caroline Childs is Lecturer in Nutritional Sciences within Medicine at the University of Southampton.

Dr Childs research focuses on fatty acids, probiotics, and prebiotics, and their role in immune function, inflammatory status, immunosenescence and the gut microbiota.  Dr Childs is currently a Member of the ILSI Europe Expert Group on Immune Competence and Co-Chair of ILSI Europe’s Nutrition, Immunity and Inflammation Task Force.

Dr Childs holds considerable expertise in flow cytometry, and led a working group responsible for the development of flow cytometry facilities at the University of Reading, and was appointed as a specialist advisor to the Food Standards Agency on the conduct and interpretation of analytical flow cytometry.
In 2018 Dr Childs received both the student-nominated SUSU Faculty of Medicine most engaging lecturer award and the staff-nominated Faculty of Medicine teaching award. Colleagues nominated Dr Childs for teaching excellence in BM5, BM6 and MSc Public Health, and for her outreach activities including inspiring school age children via LifeLab’s ‘Meet the Scientist’ sessions.
Dr Childs is an academic integrity officer for the Faculty of Medicine and member of Communications Committee of Institute of Developmental Sciences. Her external education commitments include a post as external examiner for the BSc Biology of Health and Disease at Liverpool John Moores University and visiting lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire.
Dr Childs has an active role in professional societies and is a Nutrition Society Ambassador for the University of Southampton, and is South East Regional Representative for the Association for Nutrition. Dr Childs is Associate Editor on the Editorial Board of Nutritional Immunology, a specialty of Frontiers in Immunology and Nutrition, and an Editorial Board member of The Journal of Nutrition and Nutrition Bulletin.

WEBINAR HOST AND MODERATOR
Tanya Haffner, MD RD Nutrilicious.

CPD CERTIFICATE & LEARNING MATERIALS

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This webinar is kindly supported by
The Bimuno science & nutrition team at Clasado biosciences
AND
The science & nutrition team at Yakult
Bimuno at Clasado biosciences

The research journey for Bimuno started at the University of Reading. Since 2008, Clasado has completed over 20 clinical trials exploring the effects of modulating the gut microbiota.  The science behind Bimuno is one of the most comprehensive of any commercially available prebiotic supplement. Bimuno’s safety and efficacy is now supported by over 80 scientific publications.
Click here for their healthcare professional website for further support and resource
Participants of the webinar are being offered a discount code, HCP20 which gives 20% off when used on Bimuno.com for Bimuno Daily, Bimuno Travelaid and Bimuno IBAID.

Yakult
Science has always been at the heart of the Yakult company, since the microbiologist Dr Shirota selected and cultivated L.casei Shirota in the 1930’s. Continuing this passion for science, Yakult remains at the forefront of scientific research and education, and is committed to supporting healthcare professionals in enhancing their understanding of the gut microbiota and probiotics. Yakult offers access to a variety of resources and events for healthcare professionals which can be found on their website www.yakult.co.uk/hcp

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