Professor Bernard Corfe

Dr Bernard Corfe
Role: 
Honorary Programme Officer
Organisation: 
University of Newcastle
Term in Office ends: 
2023

Bernard Corfe is Professor of Human Nutrition and Health at University of Newcastle. His early career was in gene regulation in bacteria and in cancer cells, before moving into nutrition mid-career investigating the molecular nutrition of short-chain fatty acids in colon cancer prevention. Bernard’s longstanding research interests are in gut health and his approaches are multidisciplinary. 

Bernard was previously Theme Lead for Cellular and Molecular Nutrition from 2011-2018 and was elected to Honorary Programmes Officer in 2017. He also works closely with the NTSA to deliver training including critical appraisal through the NS Journal Club.