144/1071 - Addressing the challenges iron deficiency anemia: Fresh insights from the HIGH Consortium (Hepcidin and Iron in Global Health)

Organized by: MRC Unit The Gambia & MRC Unit Int. Nut. Group. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (UK)
Wednesday 18 October 14.30 - 16.30 h. Room 13 - Águila

Iron deficiency in poor populations: setting the scene

Speaker

Prof. Andrew M. Prentice

MRC Unit. The Gambia & MRC International Nutrition Group. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. United Kingdom.


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Potential for hepcidin-guided intervention: Establishing thresholds to define iron deficiency and readiness for supplementation

Speaker

Dr. Sant-Rayn Pasricha

Walter & Eliza Hall Institute. Australia.


Laboratory methods for assessing potential harm of iron supplementation

Speaker

Dr. Carla Cerami

MRC Unit. The Gambia.


The HIGH Trials in rural Gambia: design, initial results and implications

Speaker

Prof. Andrew M. Prentice

MRC Unit. The Gambia & MRC International Nutrition Group. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. United Kingdom.


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Open discussion