Brain & Biome at Lifestyle Medicine 2019

Following its successful debut in August 2018, Dr Joanna McMillan returned to the stage as your host for Brain & Biome on 7 June 2019 at the Grand Millennium, Auckland.

Forming part of the Lifestyle Medicine 2019 conference, Brain & Biome presented new insight and opportunities to treat, modify and prevent physiological and psychological decline and dysfunction. The evening featured a new panel of leading presenters in Nutritional Psychiatry, Microbiology, Clinical Psychology, Endocrinology, Rheumatology, and Faecal Microbiota Transplantation.

Video recordings of the event are now available for viewing below. Powerpoint slides are also included where available. Enter full screen mode for best resolution.

Joanna McMillan

About Dr Joanna

Scottish-born Dr Joanna McMillan has become one of Australia’s favourite and best-known nutrition and lifestyle specialists. She is a PhD qualified nutrition scientist, Accredited Practising Dietitian, Adjunct Senior Research Fellow with La Trobe University and a Fellow of the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine.

Joanna is a popular health presenter and a regular on television and radio, with over a decade presenting health and nutrition segments on The Today Show and is currently also a presenter on ABC’s science show Catalyst. As well as being an accomplished author, Joanna is a nutrition consultant to Cobram Estate, and an ambassador to Diabetes Australia, The Skin & Cancer Foundation and FoodBank.

Brain & Biome special event

Dr Wayne Cutfield

Prof Wayne Cutfield

Is the microbiome baptism important? (No slides).

Felice Jacka

Prof Felice Jacka

Industrialised Microbiota: compatible with our environments but not our bodies? Slides.

Kiran Krishnan

Dr Kiran Krishnan

How an unhealthy biome becomes toxic to the brain. Slides.

Alena Pribyl

Dr Alena Pribyl

Is the secret to healthy ageing in your gut? Slides.

Julia Rucklidge

Prof Julia Rucklidge

Challenges of translation of research to practice: case example of community trauma. Slides.