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THE INTESTINAL MICROBIOME IN HEALTH, DISEASE & AGEING | 16 October, Sydney

October 16, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

AustralAsian Certification in Anti-Ageing Medicine (ACAAM) Event

THE INTESTINAL MICROBIOME IN HEALTH, DISEASE & AGEING

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • The connection between intestinal microbial imbalance, the metabolome, obesity and its potential impact on male fertility
  • Understanding the functions of the gastrointestinal microbiome and its influence on metabolic healh and end organ function
  • Understanding the pathophysiology on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, the spectrum of disease and analyse the potential therapeutic role for probiotics in the management of early stage non-alcholic fatty liver disease.
  • Understand the mechanisms by which probiotics amd its metabolites influence the gut microbiota and impact host metabolism
  • Know about the efficacy of a probioticn formulatiin on lipid accumulation and glucose uptake in murine cells
  • Learn about the effects of a novel probiotic in metablic biomarkers in adults with prediabetics and recently diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus (preliminary data from a randomised placebo controlled pilot study)

SPEAKERS

Professor Luis Vitettan BSc(Hons), PhD, GradDip IntegrMed, GradDip NutrEnvironMed

Luis Vitetta is currently Adjunct Professor at the University of Sydney, Sydney Medical School and Director of Medical Research at MedLab in Sydney.

Michael Thomsen MSc, ND, DBM

Originally from Denmark, Michael completed studies in Naturopathy and Herbal Medicine in Sydney, graduating in 1986. Michael has worked in private practice as a herbalist, and for over twenty years has worked as a consultant to the herbal medicine industry both in Australia and overseas.