NEWSLETTER: 117th Abbott Nutrition Research Conference - Carbohydrates Through the Life Cycle and Across Tissues

Publish Date: November 2018
Author(s): Cecilia Hofmann, PhD, Sean Garvey, PhD (Editor-in-Chief)

Abstract:

This year’s research conference featured a faculty of world-renowned experts who summarized state-of-the-art evidence on nutritional roles of carbohydrates through the life cycle and across tissues. The program included presentations on carbohydrates for healthy fetal development; healthy growth of infants, toddlers, children, and adolescents; physical performance; brain function; and adult weight management. The conference also featured discussion of metabolic flexibility and nutrigenomics and their roles in next-generation assessment of health status.

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Author Bios

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JOHN L. SIEVENPIPER, MD, MSC, PHD, FRCPC

University of Toronto, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St Michael’s Hospital; Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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JOEL T. CRAMER, PHD, FACSM, FNSCA, FISSN

University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
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PROF HELEN R. MURPHY, MBBCHBAO, FRACP, MD

University of East Anglia, Norwich, King’s College London; London, England, United Kingdom
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ROBERT MURRAY, MD

The Ohio State University; Columbus, Ohio, USA
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PROF RAFAEL SALTO, PHD

University of Granada; Granada, Spain
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SUZAN WOPEREIS, PHD

Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO); Zeist, The Netherlands
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PROF DAVID BENTON, PHD, DSC

Swansea University; Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
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RICHARD D. MATTES, MPH, PHD, RD

Purdue University; West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
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