Macular Carotenoids and AMD Conference

11th - 13th July 2018

Downing College, Cambridge University, UK

Friday 13th July 2018

  • 7.30-8
    Breakfast
    Dining Hall
  • 08.30
    Session 10: Carotenoids for Carotenoid Heath- Take 2
    Howard Theatre
  • Retinal Carotenoids and Childhood Cognitive Function and Achievement
    Dr Naiman Khan University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
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    Howard Theatre
  • Understanding the role of nutrition in lifespan brain development
    Dr. Lisa Renzi Department of Health Promotion and Behavior at the UGA College of Public Health, USA
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    Howard Theatre
  • 10.00
    Tea/Coffee
    Grace Howard Room
  • 10.30
    Session 11: Determinants of Carotenoids: Longitudinal Studies
    Howard Theatre
  • Age-dependenrtdecline of MPOD in rhesus monkeys fed controlled diets
    Dr Trevor McGill Oregon Health & Science University, USA
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    Howard Theatre
  • Xanthophyll carotenoids and cognitive function in healthy older adults: insights from a longitudinal population ageing study
    Dr Joanne Feeney Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland
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    Howard Theatre
  • 11.30
    Session 12: Carotenoids- A network of opportunity: A global discussion
    Howard Theatre
  • Rising atmospheric CO2 tends to lower carotenoid levels in plants: Can the global decline in dietary carotenoids affect human vision and memory?
    Dr Irakli Loladze Bryan College of Health Sciences, Bryan Medical Center, USA
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    Howard Theatre
  • Eating for Eye Health: An award-winning community cookery project to engage older people with research on diet and lifestyle for eye health.
    Dr Rosie Gilbert, MRCOphth Clinical Fellow in Ophthalmology at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK
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    Howard Theatre
  • A summary of carotenoids and an introduction to COST Action EUROCAROTEN: European network to advance carotenoid research and applications in agro-food and health
    Dr. Antonio Meléndez Martínez Associate Professor at the Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
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    Howard Theatre
  • 13.00
    Finger Buffet Lunch
    Grace Howard Room
  • 13.45
    Session 13:Conference Conclusion
    Howard Theatre
  • Dietary Reference Intakes
    Professor Elizabeth Johnson BON Conference Committee 2018, Jean Mayer USDA, Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging,Tufts University, USA
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    Howard Theatre
  • BON Conference Homework
    Professor Paul Bernstein University of Utah, USA
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    Howard Theatre
  • 15.00
    Conference closes

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