Professor Hunter

Professor John Hunter  MA, MD, FRCP, AGAF, FACG  

Director of Gastroenterology Research (Food Intolerance), Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge.

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association
Fellow of American College of Gastroenterology, Member of the Nutrition Society and
Fellow of Higher Education Academy.

Hon consultant physician Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, formerly visiting Professor of Medicine, Cranfield University and Consultant to various companies including Shell, Unilever, Scientific Hospital Supplies, Nutricia and Marlow.


Speaker Biography

Professor Hunter’s first year of medical qualification was in 1965 he qualified from Caius College Cambridge & St Mary’s Hospital London and has been Consultant Physician at Addenbrooke’s since 1975.

Professor Hunter has particular expertise in the management of intestinal disorders. He is the author of many books for patients with these conditions including– Solve your Food Intolerance, (5th edition 2005) and Irritable Bowel Solutions (2007) and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (2010) all published by Vermilion (Ebury Press) London.  He also has a website: He has published over 200 scientific articles and currently leads an active research team running studies of the gut microflora at Addenbrooke’s hospital in a consortium of Cranfield, Surrey, Birmingham universities and the Open University.

Special clinical interests are Inflammatory Bowel disease, Irritable bowel syndrome, Intestinal and gastric disorders and Nutrition

Research interests are Inflammatory Bowel disease, Nutrition (including food intolerance) Bacteriology of the gut and Metabolism of the colonic microbiota

Professor Hunter has been supported by Nutricia and will present alongside Nina Powell.

Professor Hunter and Nina will present
‘Supporting Dietitian’s in managing Crohn’s with a scientific basis’


Details to follow