Thursday 21 June 2018
09:00 Sleep: A novel target to improve diet?
Haya Al Khatib, King's College London
09:25 Maternal folate nutrition and offspring health: the evidence and current controversies.
Aoife Caffrey, Ulster University, Northern Ireland
09:50 Nutritional challenges for older adults in Europe: current status and future directions
Laura Kehoe, University College Cork, Ireland
10:15 Dietary fat composition: replacement of saturated fatty acids with polyunsaturated fatty acids as a public health strategy
Yvonne Lenighan, University College Dublin, Ireland
11:00 The Julie Wallace Lecture: Nutrition and hepatic glucose metabolism
Dr Javier Gonzalez, University of Bath
11:45 Original Communication session three: OC54 - OC70
13:15 Lunch and The Nutrition Society Irish Section Annual General Meeting
Symposium two: Developing and using novel health and nutritional biomarkers
14:15 Approaches to improving micronutrient status assessment at a population level
Professor Yvonne Lamers, The University of British Columbia, Canada
15:00 Biomarker approaches to assessing intakes and health impacts of sweeteners: challenges and opportunities
Professor Alison Gallagher, Ulster University, Northern Ireland
16:00 Gut microbiota and health: connecting actors across the metabolic system
Dr Francesca Fava, Fondazione Edmund Mach, Italy
16:40 Role of metabolomics in identification of biomarkers
Professor Lorraine Brennan, University College Dublin, Ireland
19:30 Conference Dinner, The Crannagh, 78 Portstewart Road
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