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Nutrition Society Cuthbertson Lecture

The Nutrition Society Cuthbertson Medal has been awarded annually since 1990 as a tribute to Sir David Cuthbertson. It is awarded to scientists or clinicians at an early stage of their career for excellence in Clinical Nutrition and/or Metabolism research providing an evidence base for clinical practice. The work should be of clear relevance to nutritional management in patient care. Research related to the epidemiology and prevention of disease, i.e. public health nutrition, is not eligible.

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Year Speaker Job title Title of lecture Reference Link


Dr Kevin Whelan

Senior Lecturer in Nutritional Sciences, King’s College London


Professor David Sanders

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Royal Hallamshire Hospital

The rise and fall of Gluten!

Not yet published


Dr Barbara Fielding

Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Churchill Hospital, Oxford

Tracing the fate of dietary fat: metabolic studies in humans

Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (2011) 70, 342–350

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Not awarded


Dr Carel Le Roux

Metabolic Medical Unit, Hammersmith Hospital, London, in association with Imperial College, London

What can we learn from bariatric surgery?

Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (2009) 68, 227–233

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Dr Helen Budge

Associate Professor of Neonatology, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Nottingham

Early Nutritional Influences on Health through the Life-Course

Not published


Dr Denise Robertson

University of Surrey

Metabolic Cross-Talk between the Colon and the Periphery; an Integrated Approach.

Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (2007) 66, 351-361

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G Fruhbeck

Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Research Laboratory, Clínica Universitaria de Navarra, University of Navarra, 31008-Pamplona, Spain

Hunting for new pieces to the complex puzzle of obesity.

Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (2006) 65, 329–347

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Rebecca Stratton

Institute of Human Nutrition, School of Medicine, University of Southampton

Elucidating effective ways to identify and treat malnutrition

Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (2005) 64, 305–311

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Mr Dileep Lobo

Section of Surgery, University Hospital, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham

Fluid, electrolytes and nutrition: physiological and clinical aspects

Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (2004) 63, 453–466

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Simon Eaton

Institute of Child Health, University College London

Impaired energy metabolism during neonatal sepsis

Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (2003) 62 745-751

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Professor John Reilly

University of Glasgow, Department of Human Nutrition

Understanding chronic malnutrition in childhood and old age: role of energy balance research

Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (2002) 61 321-327

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Professor Gordon Carlson

Department of Surgery, Salford Royal Hospital

Insulin resistance and glucose-induced thermogenesis in critical illness

Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (2001) 60, 381-388

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Dr JS Samra

Department of Surgery, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, NSW, Australia.

Regulation of lipid metabolism in adipose tissue.

Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (2000) 59, 441–446

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MJ Holness

Division of Biomedical Sciences, St Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary and Westfield College

The impact of dietary protein restriction on insulin secretion and action.

Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (1999) 58, 647–653

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Professor Derek Macallan

Division of Infectious Diseases, St George's Hospital Medical School, London

Metabolic abnormalities and wasting in human immunodeficiency virus infection.

Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (1998) 57, 373-380

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SA Jebb

MRC Dunn Clinical Nutrition Centre, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

Energy metabolism in cancer and human immunodeficiency virus infection.

Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (1997) 56, 763-775

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Dr Philip Calder

Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford

Immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory effects of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids.

Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (1996) 55, 737-774

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Dr Tim Bowling

Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Central Middlesex Hospital

Enteral-feeding-related diarrhoea: proposed causes and possible solutions.

Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (1995), 54, 579-590

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Dr Jeremy Nightingale

Department of Gastroenterology, St Mark's Hospital London

Clinical problems of a short bowel and their treatment.

Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (1994) 53, 373-391

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Mr K Park

Department of Surgery, Aberdeen University, Foresterhill.

The immunological and metabolic effects of L-arginine in human cancer.

Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (1993) 52,387-401

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Mr Kenneth Fearon

University Department of Surgery, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh

The mechanisms and treatment of weight loss in cancer.

Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (1992) 51, 251-265

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Mr JN Gibson

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Edinburgh

The effects of injury and joint disease on muscle mass and protein turnover.

Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (1991) 50, 501-512

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