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Biomedical Research Unit public lecture series

The Leicester-Loughborough Diet, Lifestyle and Physical Activity Biomedical Research Unit, based in the NCSEM-EM, is holding a series of public lectures in 2015.

The lectures will focus on a separate topic each week, including talks about diabetes, obesity, and the role of lifestyle in liver disease. The lectures will be held at Loughborough University, starting at 6.45pm and finishing between 8.30 and 9pm.

Upcoming lectures

16th June 2015
How safe is blood transfusion?
Speaker: Professor Gavin Murphy – University of Leicester

8th September 2015
Exercise: the key to living longer and dying quicker?
Speaker: Dr Gary O Donovan – University of Leicester

29th September 2015
Young People and Type 2 Diabetes
Speaker: Professor Melanie J Davies – University of Leicester

20th October 2015
Foie-gras in man: the role of lifestyle in creating and combatting non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Speakers: Dr James King/Jack Sargeant – Loughborough University

10th November 2015
The obesity epidemic: Do your genes fit?
Speakers: Jessica Douglas/James Dorling – Loughborough University