144/26 - The Biology of the First 1,000 Days of Life

Organized by: Sight and Life (Switzerland)
Track 1: Advances in Nutrition Research
Monday 16 October 8.00 - 10.00 h. Room 2 - Libertador C

Introduction to the Book 'The Biology Behind the First 1,000 Days'


Dr. Klaus Kraemer

Managing Director. Sight and Life. Switzerland. Adjunct Associate Professor. Department of International Health. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. USA.

Dr. Crystal Karakochuk

Faculty of Land and Food Systems. The University of British Columbia. Canada.

Epigenetics, nutrition and infant health


Philip James

RNutr (Public Health). Medical Research Council. International Nutrition Group, MRC Unit The Gambia. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Keppel Street. London. United Kingdom.

Before and beyond the 1,000 days: a role for preconception nutrition


Dr. Luz Maria De Regil

Nutrition International. Canada.

Nutritional regulation of the growth plate


Dr. Julian Lui

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. USA.