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The Secret Gut - Microbiota and the Microbiome

24m of CPD
Paul Bertrand
14 August 2017

Only in the last 10 years have we begun to discover the secrets of the role our gut organisms play in our overall health and wellbeing. Join Dr Paul Bertrand has he takes you into the interconnected world of the gut and the brain...


Paul Bertrand


Dr. Paul Bertrand completed his PhD in Pharmacology & Toxicology at Michigan State University (US). He has worked in Australia since 1994, starting at the University of Melbourne as a research-only post-doctoral fellow supported by the NIH and NHMRC and later at UNSW as a teaching/research academic. Since 2013, Dr Bertrand's laboratory has been based at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. Dr Bertrand's group investigates the neuronal and hormonal control of the gastrointestinal tract in health and disease. The goal is to develop tailored diagnostics for a variety of gastrointestinal disorders such as Inflammatory Bowel Disease and conditions such as obesity. Dr Bertrand's research into enteric neuroscience has produced 70 published papers and an h-index of 31 from 2,998 citations (Google scholar), including 6 articles with ≥100 citations and 20 with ≥50 citations. Dr Bertrand is a top contributor to the news website and is regularly invited to comment on gastrointestinal health issues in the media.


Nicole Mackin03 Aug 2018
Very interesting area. Thank you

Kerrie Myhill26 Jul 2018

Brenda Wilson31 May 2018
Exciting new chapter in gut health.

Charmain Hatch23 May 2018
Interesting topic

Jessica Clissold16 May 2018
Very interesting

Edmond Thaw16 May 2018
Good presentation

Karen Pitt-Adams08 Apr 2018
Very Interesting subject

Michele Selby28 Mar 2018

Joanne Pegg30 Jan 2018

Jan Herrmann10 Dec 2017
Fantastic research.

Robin Leanne Jones17 Oct 2017
Great Lecture Thank you.

Kriebel felicja12 Oct 2017
Very intersting and informative lecture.

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