Professor Glenn Gibson, Professor of Food Microbiology and Head of Food Microbial Sciences at the University of Reading, is one of the eminent speakers invited to the BNF Virtual Event on 24 November to talk about the ‘Emerging evidence for the role of the human gut microbiome in Covid-19 infection outcomes’

We are pleased to report that Professor Christine Williams, Academy of Nutrition Sciences and Visiting Professor, School of Agriculture, Policy and Development. Christine will speak on ‘The evidence-base underpinning diet-disease relationships – advances and future needs’

This free virtual event will bring together scientists from UK Universities to consider new and emerging understanding of the interactions between Covid-19 and obesity, immune function and the gut microbiome, new information on vitamin D in BAME groups, and a discussion of the strengths, limitations and future requirements of the nutrition science evidence base.

There will also be a live panel discussion, where attendees will be invited to ask questions of panellists.

Read more for further information and to book your place.