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Attending Macular Carotenoids Conference 2015 had Major Impact on My Research Focus

By Professor Torbert Rocheford In June 2015 I was very engaged in genetics and breeding of corn for higher levels of ProVitamin A carotenoids to help address Vitamin A deficiencies in sub-Saharan Africa. This natural breeding process is termed biofortification. I was googling the word carotenoids and stumbled upon a conference called ‘Macular Carotenoids’.  I …

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Howard Foundation Travel Grant Winners

I am pleased to write with an update regarding the results of the BON Howard Foundation Travel Grant. Firstly, I would like to congratulate all the EIS scientists for successfully submitting their abstracts for consideration for the BON2022 travel grant(s). All abstracts were scored under 4 different categories, as follows: Novelty, Methods, Science/Impact, Report/Clarity. The …

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Nutrition Research Centre Ireland present New findings for Alzheimer’s patients at the International Brain and Ocular Nutrition Conference

‘Quality of Life and Memory can be enhanced for Alzheimer’s patients” On the September 8th Professor John Nolan and Dr Rebecca Power of the Nutrition Research Centre Ireland (NRCI) at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) in collaboration with Professor Ríona Mulcahy Consultant Physician in General and Geriatric Medicine at University Hospital Waterford unveil the results …

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BON News 4

Waterford researcher wins prestigious European fellowship for work on links between nutrition and brain health A Waterford researcher has won a prestigious European fellowship worth more than €170,000 that will allow her to further develop her postdoctoral research on the role that nutrition plays in cognitive health. Dr Rebecca Power is a Howard Research Fellow at the …

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