WNSC Symposium Highlights

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International Conference Highlights

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Conferences and Seminars

It is important for healthcare professionals to keep up-to-date with new nutrition development. Please find inside a list of conferences and seminars for your information.
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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

Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) regulate the gut microbiome of Chinese infants (NEW!)

This study evaluated the dynamic changes in human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) and fucosylated N-glycans in the milk of Chinese mothers during the first 6 months of lactation, which found these components could help to shape infant gut microbiota and may be a part of personalized nutrition for Chinese infants.

A pooled analysis of growth and tolerance of infants exclusively fed partially hydrolysed protein-based infant formulas (NEW!)

A pooled analysis of seven clinical trials found that healthy infants fed cow’s milk-based formula and partially hydrolyzed whey formula had comparable growth in the first four months, while the later had more soft and few hard stools.

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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.