WNSC Symposium Highlights

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International Conference Highlights

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Conferences and Seminars

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Academic Activities

5 June 2018 – Critical connectivity: Assessing and supporting the development of brain and behaviour (NEW!)

  • Dr Daniel Chiu Cheung-shing
    Neuroscience in Hong Kong primary care settings
  • Dr Fanny Lam Wai-fan
    Longitudinal evaluation of child brain development and behavior in Hong Kong
  • Professor Weili Lin
    The brain connectome: Mapping structural and function connectivity from infancy to early childhood

Scientific symposium – Critical connectivity: Assessing and supporting the development of brain and behaviour

Chairperson:

  • Dr Henry Au Yeung Cheuk-lun (Hong Kong)
Speakers:
  • Professor Weili Lin (USA)
  • Dr Daniel Chiu Cheung-shing (Hong Kong)
  • Dr Fanny Lam Wai-fan (Hong Kong)

Science Updates

The association between gut microbiota in early life and future body mass index (NEW!)

This prospective study found an association between early-life gut microbiota and body mass index (BMI) z-scores at age 12 in a Norwegian cohort, suggesting infant gut microbiota may have the potential to help identify children at risk of obesity later in life.

Infants are exposed to human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) already in utero (NEW!)

This is the first study to find that human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) is present in amniotic fluid and that the fetus is exposed to HMOs in utero already.

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Scientific symposium – Critical connectivity: Assessing and supporting the development of brain and behaviour

Chairperson:

  • Dr Henry Au Yeung Cheuk-lun (Hong Kong)
Speakers:
  • Professor Weili Lin (USA)
  • Dr Daniel Chiu Cheung-shing (Hong Kong)
  • Dr Fanny Lam Wai-fan (Hong Kong)

Picky Eating eBook

Practical tips to overcome picky eating behaviours by Kate Di Prima, an accredited practicing dietitian specializing in Paediatrics and a spokesperson for the Dietitians Association of Australia.