Lecture Overview

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...


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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 theconversation.com and is regularly invited to comment on gastrointestinal health issues in the media. See Educator Profile


9 Total Rating(s)
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Nicole Mackin
03 Aug 2018

Very interesting area. Thank you

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Kerrie Myhill
26 Jul 2018


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Brenda Wilson
31 May 2018

Exciting new chapter in gut health.

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Charmain Hatch
23 May 2018

Interesting topic

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Jessica Clissold
16 May 2018

Very interesting

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Edmond Thaw
16 May 2018

Good presentation

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Karen Pitt-Adams
08 Apr 2018

Very Interesting subject

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Michele Selby
28 Mar 2018


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Joanne Pegg
30 Jan 2018


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Jan Herrmann
10 Dec 2017

Fantastic research.