UoB BMVP Sian Hemmings Public Lecture: From Gut to Brain: The Microbiome In Psychiatric Disorders

17 July 2018, 4.00 PM - 17 July 2018, 5.00 PM

UoB BMVP Sian Hemmings, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Lecture Theater 1, 43 Woodland Road

Professor Hemmings completed her postgraduate degrees, as well as postdoctoral work at Stellenbosch University, in the field of psychiatric genetics. She is currently the Head of the Neuropsychiatric Genetics Laboratory at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University.

This lecture will review the fascinating field of the gut microbiome and the role that it plays in the aetiology of psychiatric disorders, particularly stress-related disorders. Prof Hemmings will present a review of current literature, as well as some results from her own research group.

All welcome

Contact information

Please contact Professor Hemmings' host  Dr Luisa Zuccolo (Population Health Sciences)