By: 6 January 2016

26 January 2016 – Discover the hidden world of the gut …

From 16:00 to 19:15 at At-Bristol Science Centre.

‘Discover the hidden world of the gut…’ is an exciting event taking you inside the fascinating world of the developing infant gut, featuring talks from leading UK experts in paediatric gastroenterology, epigenetics and gut microbiology.

This event will be attended by healthcare professionals, therefore a unique occasion to hear directly from world leading experts on the subject. You’ll have the opportunity to hear talks from gastroenterologists on simple strategies to provide much needed support to parents, as well as participate in an ‘Ask the Expert’ panel session with all of our speakers.


Our expert speakers are:

  • Professor Tim Spector, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology, Kings College London; Director of TwinsUK Registry & Project Lead, British Gut Project; author, Identically Different & The Diet Myth
  • Dr Nikhil Thapar, Academic Lead for Gastroenterology, University College London’s Institute of Child Health; Honorary Consultant, Great Ormond Street Hospital
  • Dr Thomas Ludwig, Prinicple Scientist of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Danone Nutricia Research
  • Dr Shailinder Singh, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Peter Richards, Implementation Manager for ‘Coping with Crying’, NSPCC


The gut goes through a period of incredible development from birth and throughout the first few years of life. Professor Tim Spector will discuss how the gut microbiome develops and the impact of diet on infant, and your own, gut health.

Tel: 0117 911 9756