Speaker –

BANT AGM & Conference 2023

Dr. Carol Granger, ProfD

Dr Carol Granger is a registered nutrition practitioner and microbiologist. She has an honours degree in biochemistry and a Master’s in microbiology and had two decades working in bioscience research, microbiological diagnostics and medical technology, before a career change to nutritional therapy. Her doctorate in health sciences from the University of Westminster involved researching nutritional therapy practice for people affected by cancer. She has a particular interest in the human microbiome, the impact of nutrition and lifestyle on its composition, and its interactions with the processes of malignancy and immunity.

Carol is Co-Chair of the Research Council for complementary Medicine (RCCM), and a director and executive committee member of the British Society for Integrative Oncology (BSIO). She has an interest in inter-professional collaboration and integrative cancer care, and contributes to an NIHR collaboration on nutrition for people affected by cancer, She also works with a leading charity that supports people living with and beyond cancer.

Abstract microbiome

Carol has published on several areas of biosciences including parenteral nutrition, human tissue banking and fluid separation technology in medicine. Her recent papers have explored professional regulation of complementary medicine and nutrition practice for people affected by cancer. She is a member of the Nutrition Society and the Microbiology Society, a chartered biologist and member of the Royal Society of Biology, a Fellow of the British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT) and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine. Carol also served for 10 years as Chair of the Nutritional Therapy Education Commission (NTEC), the accreditation board for NT training.