Dr. Ian Spreadbury
Dr. Spreadbury received his BSc(Hons) in pharmacology, and his PhD in neuroscience from the University of Bristol. He has held postdoctoral positions at both Oxford and the University of Calgary, followed by work as a Research Associate at the Gastrointestinal Diseases Research Unit at Queen’s University in Kingston. Dr. Spreadbury has several peer reviewed publications in neuroscience and more recently has published on how the deviation from traditional foods to dense, acellular carbohydrates impact disease, including type 2 diabetes, obesity and insulin/leptin resistance; he has spoken internationally regarding these topics. Dr. Spreadbury has developed in interest in nutritional science and medicine, and is currently completing his Doctor of Medicine training at McGill. He hopes to pursue a practise in Family Medicine upon completion of medical school. He enjoys collaborating with other health professionals and engaging in nutritional advocacy work.