Webinar: Monday, 6 June 2022, 7:00 PM

The gut and the link to allergy

Join Medical Chronicle for a free, one-hour, CPD-accredited webinar about the gut and the link to allergy. The webinar is sponsored by Ascendis Health and presented by Dr Evette van Niekerk.

Presented by
Claire Rush

Claire Rush

  • Editor: Medical Chronicle
Dr Evette van Niekerk

Dr Evette van Niekerk

  • Senior lecturer in Therapeutic Nutrition
Dr Evette van Niekerk is a Senior lecturer in Therapeutic Nutrition in the Division of Human Nutrition, Department of Global Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University. She has worked in the field of nutritional sciences for over 17 years. Since her appointment at Stellenbosch University in 2008 she has actively pursued her research interest in Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition, the gut microbiome, breastmilk, and body composition. She has published her research in national and international journals. She is a member of the International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation (ISRHML) (where she served on several committees) and The Allergy Society of South Africa. She also serves as an editorial board member for Breastfeeding Medicine and reviews for national and international journals. She is active in various committees/working groups. Her research findings have led to the development of a medical device that is being patented. Funding awards have been received by the National Research Foundation, the Medical Research Council, Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), University Technology Fund (UTF), Early Career Development and other.

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