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The next annual CMA meeting will be on Saturday June 25th 2016

- registration from 13.45 onwards in the Bateman Auditorium.


A PDF of the final 2016 programme is available

The booking form for the 2016 meeting is also available

This year the format will again follow the format of 2015 with 4 speakers and no plenary.



Programme of the 20th Annual Meeting
Saturday 25th June 2016

 The Bateman Auditorium, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge


12.30-13.30                     Optional sandwich lunch in the Green Room, Gonville Court.


13.45-14.00                    Registration and welcome from John Latimer, President of the CMA.


14.00-15.30                     Talks 1 & 2


1. Friends with (Brain) Benefits – The Microbiome as a Regulator of Neurodevelopment and Behaviour.

Professor John Cryan (Professor and Chair, Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience, University College Cork) 

2. The challenges of managing Type 2 Diabetes in India: reflecting specific political, economic and cultural factors.

Dr Geoffrey Levine (Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, Retired Cambridge GP and alumnus of Gonville & Caius College)

15.30                                Tea

1600-17.30                     Talks 3 & 4

3. Mitigating mitochondrial mutational meltdown: can we save the species?

Professor Patrick Chinnery FMedSci (Professor of Neurology and Head of the Department of Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Cambridge)

4. Colour and the Body

Dr James Fox (Art historian, specialising in 20th century art and BAFTA nominated TV and radio broadcaster; Fellow of Gonville & Caius College.)

17.45      Business meeting

18.45      Preprandial drinks in the Master’s Lodge (in the Master’s Garden if fine) followed by

19.30      Dinner in the Fellows’ Dining Room or in Hall     (Dress: smart casual).


We are very pleased to announce that Julia Mantle is once again organising the meeting for us and she can be contacted on


If you would like an attendance certificate for CPD purposes please let Julia Mantle know or tick the box on the registration form and we will send you one after the meeting.

Future meetings: 2017 June 24th (TBC)