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9.20 Welcome to the Winter Conference Live 2020

Symposium 1: Population and clinical vitamin and mineral malnutrition​

9.30 The Global Challenge of Hidden Hunger: Perspectives from the Field.

Professor Nicki Lowe, University of Central Lancashire, UK

10.00 Risk factors and health impacts of maternal vitamin D, iron and iodine deficiencies during pregnancy.

Professor Mairead Kiely, University College Cork, Ireland

10.30 The contributors and treatment options for nutritional deficiencies after Bariatric Surgery.

Associate Professor Christophe Matthys, University of Leuven, Belgium

11.00 Panel Discussion

11.30 Refreshments

12.00 Keynote Lecture - Micronutrient deficiencies globally: poor diet or malabsorption?

Professor Paul Kelly, Blizard Institute, BARTS School of Medicine, UK

12.45 – 13.45 Lunch  

13.45 – 14.45 Original Communication Session 1

Symposium 2: Micronutrient nutrition in development, health and disease

14.45 Micronutrients, immunity and COVID-19.

Professor Philip Calder, University of Southampton, UK

15.15 Micronutrients and sarcopenia: current perspectives.

Professor Sian Robinson, University of Newcastle, UK

15.45 Vitamin E necessary nutrient for neural development and cognitive function.

Professor Maret Traber, Linus Pauling Institute, Oregon State University, USA

16.15 Panel Discussion

17.15 Networking sessions:

  • Meet the speaker - Ideas for careers
    Professor Philip Calder, Professor Nicola Lowe and Associate Professor Christophe Matthys discuss their experiences and answer pressing questions on next career steps.
  • Meet the speaker - Research and methodologies: what has changed?
    Professor Paul Kelly and Professor Ann Prentice discuss research and methodologies, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected research.
  • Meet the speaker - Research and methodologies: what has changed?
    Professor Jasminka IIich, Professor Mairead Kiely and Professor Maret Traber discuss research and methodologies, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected research.