Dr Lettie Bishop, BSc, PhD

Speaker's Profile:

Nicolette (Lettie) Bishop is Reader in Exercise Immunology in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences at Loughborough University, based in the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine-East Midlands. 


Lettie’s research interests lie in the impacts of exercise on immunity, inflammation and infection in athletes, the general population and those with long-term conditions associated with chronic inflammation.


Lettie works closely with clinical colleagues and Physiologists from the English Institute of Sport and her current projects include a 3 year translational project grant funded by Heart Research UK to investigate the feasibility and acceptability of different exercise programmes designed to reduce chronic inflammation in kidney transplant recipients.  Lettie has published over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles, editorials, book chapters and review articles in the area of exercise immunology, including as a co-author on the Feb 2017 International Society of Exercise and Immunology Consensus Statement on Immunonutrition and Exercise.   Lettie is the Chair of the UK Society for Exercise Immunology (UKSEI.org.uk).


Publications: 


 She has published over 80 peer-reviewed journal articles, editorials, book chapters and review articles in the area of exercise immunology, including as a co-author on the Feb 2011 International Society of Exercise and Immunology Position Statement on Immune function and Exercise.  


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