Programme

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Monday 1 April 2019 

09:00 Registration and refreshments

10:00 Welcome

10:15 The heterogeneous nutritional response – the folly of the group mean
Dr Janice Drew, University of Aberdeen, UK 

10:45 Plenary Lecture One: Determinants of inter-individual differences in postprandial metabolic responses
Dr Sarah Berry, Kings College London, UK 

Symposium One: The effects of ethnicity on nutrient availability and disease​ 

11:15 Ethnic differences in the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes: a focus on African-Caribbean populations
Dr Louise Goff, King's College London, UK 

11:45 A Nutrigenetics approach to study the impact of genetic and dietary factors on cardiometabolic traits in various ethnic groups – Findings from GeNuIne Collaboration
Dr Vimal Karani, University of Reading, UK

12:15 Supporting South Asian populations in Europe with the prevention of type 2 diabetes: research to recommendations
Dr Emma Davidson, University of Edinburgh, UK 

12:45 Lunch

13:45 Original Communications

15:30 Refreshments

Symposium Two: Sex differences in nutrient availability and health

16:00 Sex / gender differences and impact on the metabolome
Professor Lorraine Brennan, University College Dublin, Ireland

16:30 Physiological underpinnings for differences in metabolic disease risk in men and women
Professor Bettina Mittendorfer, Washington University, St Louis, USA

17:00 Sex hormones and fatty acid metabolism
Dr Caroline Childs, University of Southampton, UK

17:30 Close of Day

18:30 Drinks Reception

19:30 Conference Dinner