🎗️ ASI Public Event | 'The gut’s role in childhood illness'


7 May 2023, 9:30 am to 12:00 am


9:30am (QLD)


QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute


Prof Felice Jacka, Director of the Food Mood Centre, Deakin University
A/Prof Emma Hamilton-Williams, University of Queensland, Frazer Institute
A/Prof Severine Navarro, Centre for Childhood Nutrition Research Director of Discovery and QIMR Berghofer Mucosal Immunology Group Head 



ASI celebrates International Day of Immunology
🌏 "The gut’s role in childhood illness"

🗓️ May 7th 2023 at 9:30am AEST


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Come and hear how world-leading scientists are helping kids through their research on the gut. You will also get expert advice on supporting children living with illness. 

Who is this for? 

Parents of children under 10 years of age who are living with inflammatory conditions, autoimmune diseases, allergies and mental health or behavioural disorders, however anyone with an interest in the link between good gut health and childhood health are invited to attend. 

What will you hear? 

The panel discussion will delve into their collective research on the role of the gut microbiome in childhood inflammatory conditions, autoimmune diseases, allergies and mental health and behavioural disorders, as well as the role that diet can play in their treatment and management. In addition to hearing the latest research, you’ll get practical guidance on the everyday things you can do to support your child living with illness, allergies or a chronic condition.  

What else is on? Food, drinks and activities 

Morning tea with healthy options!
Younger guests will be entertained as well, with science activities and games to keep them occupied while Mums and Dads have their questions answered. And some lucky families will also get to take home a signed copy of ‘There’s a zoo in my poo’ by Professor Felice Jacka OAM. This brightly illustrated children’s book takes the taboo out of poo and encourages kids to eat well. 

Organiser Description:

Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology - Day of Immunology

The purpose of the Day of Immunology is to strengthen public awareness of immunology as a basis for individual health and well-being.
Established in 2005 by the European Federation of Immunological Societies (EFIS), the success of Day of Immunology led to it being celebrated worldwide since 2007. Under the auspices of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology (ASI) and other generous sponsors, Day of Immunology has been celebrated in Victoria since 2009.
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How to register

Register before May 4th 2023 at 23:59 for your FREE ticket to this fabulous event.
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Further Information

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