Speaker Profile

Dr Carol Granger

DProf BSc(Hons) MSc MRSB CBiol FBANT

Registered nutrition practitioner, microbiologist and herbalist with a particular interest in the human microbiome. Co-chair and trustee of the Research Council for Complementary Medicine (RCCM).

Dr Carol Granger is a registered nutrition practitioner with a degree in biochemistry and a Master’s in microbiology. She had two decades of experience in bioscience research, microbiological diagnostics and medical technology before a career change to nutritional therapy. Her doctorate in health sciences from the University of Westminster involved researching nutritional therapy practice for people affected by cancer.

She has a particular interest in the human microbiome, the impact of nutrition and lifestyle on its composition, and its interactions with the processes of malignancy and immunity.
Carol is Co-Chair of the Research Council for complementary Medicine (RCCM) and has an interest in inter-professional collaboration and integrative cancer care. She contributes to an NIHR collaboration on nutrition for people affected by cancer, and also works with a collaboration of oncologists to provide evidence-based nutrition for survivorship. She also works as an adviser to Penny Brohn Cancer Care.

Carol has published on several areas of biosciences including parenteral nutrition, human tissue banking and fluid separation technology in medicine. Her recent papers have explored professional regulation of complementary medicine and nutrition practice for people affected by cancer. She is a member of the Nutrition Society and the Microbiology Society, a chartered biologist and member of the Royal Society of Biology, a Fellow of the British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT) and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine.

ORCID ID https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4791-5593

Dr Carol Granger is speaking at 10:15 and 16:30.
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