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The University of Southampton
Interdisciplinary Research Excellence

Vitamin D, the placenta, and fetomaternal health Event

Time:
13:00
Date:
2 October 2015
Venue:
IDS lecture theatre, level A, Southampton General Hospital SO16 6YD

For more information regarding this event, please telephone 023 8079 8664 .

Event details

HDH Seminar

A free LUNCH is available from 12.30 in the seminar room opposite

Synopsis:

Prof. Hewison is currently Professor of Molecular Endocrinology, and Deputy Director of the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research at The University of Birmingham. His group has an established interest in the role of vitamin D in human physiology, and in particular the interaction between vitamin D and the immune system.

Prof. Hewison gained his PhD in Biochemistry from Guy’s Hospital Medical School London and then spent nine years at University College London. He then moved to the University of Birmingham where he established the UK’s major vitamin D research group, leading to an appointment as Professor Molecular Endocrinology in 2004.

In 2005 he joined Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles but was then recruited to neighbouring UCLA at the end of 2007 as Professor-in-Residence, before returning to the University of Birmingham in September 2014. Prof. Hewison has published 190 peer-reviewed manuscripts focused on various facets of steroid hormone endocrinology. He currently has a team of five postdocs, and a clinical fellow who are funded by US and UK research grants.

 

Speaker information

Professor Martin Hewison,The University of Birmingham,Professor of Molecular Endocrinology, and Deputy Director of the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research

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