Dr George Grimble has been working in the area of Clinical Nutrition since 1980 with a special emphasis on clinical gastroenterology research, intensive care medicine and nutrition in older people. He is currently Principal Teaching Fellow at UCL in the Centre for Gastroenterology & Nutrition in the Division of Medicine. From 2007, he ran RECOMMEND (Reading Community Medical Nutrition Data) which investigated the attitudes of Family doctors towards nutrition and weight management. From 2008, he held concurrent appointments at Reading and UCL, running MSc programmes in both universities. Dr Grimble is a very active teacher in graduate programmes and has published extensively. He is currently preparing his 7th book and has more than 250 scientific publications, which include 74 reviews and book chapters and two patents. He has acted as a consultant for many companies active in clinical nutrition support.