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Prof Bruce Griffin


University of Surrey

Bruce is a biomedical scientist with over 30 years of research experience in the fields of human lipid and lipoprotein metabolism, nutrition and cardiovascular disease. After a BSc in medical laboratory science (Portsmouth, 1984), he studied for his PhD on the effects of exercise and diet on human plasma lipoproteins (Aberdeen, 1988), and undertook postdoctoral research in the department of Pathological Biochemistry at Glasgow Royal Infirmary (1988-94). Since then, he has held academic posts within the Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences at the University of Surrey (Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader), and is currently Professor of Nutritional Metabolism, and Section Leader in Macronutrients & Metabolic Medicine. He is a Theme Leader in Whole Body Metabolism for the Nutrition Society, a Registered Nutritionist, and is active as a teacher, researcher and public speaker in metabolic nutrition. He has sat on several editorial boards (Atherosclerosis, Cholesterol, British Journal of Nutrition, Lipid Metabolism, BNF’s Nutrition Bulletin, European Journal of Nutrition), and published extensively on the topics of human plasma lipoproteins, dietary fatty acids and cholesterol in relation to cardio-metabolic health. His research work has been supported with grants from the UK Food Standards Agency, Research Councils (MRC, BBSRC, DEFRA), charities (BHF, PCUK), and various industries.

Prof Bruce Griffin will be speaking at:

Dietary sugar and liver fat: A double-edged sword for increasing cardiometabolic risk

- 12:00 - 12:30

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