Paul Clayton

Fellow of the Institute of Food, Brain & Behaviour, Oxford

After graduating summa cum Laude in pharmaceutical pharmacology at the university of Edinburgh, Dr Clayton spent the next 30 years studying the more promising (and safer) realm of natural pharmacology. A former chair of the Forum on Food & Health at the Royal Society of Medicine in London, he is currently a Fellow of the Institute of Food, Brain & Behaviour, Oxford. His interests include the aetiology and management of chronic inflammation in the body, large bowel and oral cavity; and the modulation of innate immune function.

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Panel Discussion – The future of ageing: Reasons for optimism

Ageing is all too often associated with negative connotations, but there are plenty of reasons for optimism. This panel discussion examines how the latest findings in research, greater scientific understanding of the ageing process, advances in product development and growing consumer awareness of health and well-being can all play a part to ensure that older age is something to look forward to rather than dread.