Macular Carotenoids and AMD Conference

11th - 13th July 2018

Downing College, Cambridge University, UK

Friday 13th July 2018

  • 09.00
    Session 10: Carotenoids for Infants
    Howard Theatre
  • Retinal Carotenoids and Childhood Cognitive Function and Achievement
    Dr Naiman Khan Assistant Professor Department of Kinesiology and Community Health 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
  • The effect of infant formula supplementation on cone photoreceptor density measured in vivo.
    Dr Trevor McGill Research Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
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    Howard Theatre
  • 10.30
    Tea/Coffee
    Grace Howard Room
  • 11.00
    Session 11: Determinants of Carotenoids: Longitudinal Studies
    Howard Theatre
  • Macular pigment and the biology upstream to age-related macular degeneration: a view from eye pathology
    Dr Christine Curcio University of Alabama, 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 and Trinity College Dublin
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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
  • 12.30
    Session 12: Carotenoids- A network of opportunity
    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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