Post Graduate Program in Pediatric Nutrition (PGPN) Symposium and Convocation 2019

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019

Speakers:
  • Dr Carine M Lenders (USA)
  • Professor Liam O’Mahony (Ireland)
  • Professor Ting Fan Leung (Hong Kong)
When

Tuesday, 5 November 2019
18:30 – 22:30

Where

The Ballroom One – Three, 18th Floor
The Mira Hong Kong

PGPN Symposium and Convocation 2019

Speakers:

Dr Carine M Lenders

MD, MS, ScD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Boston University School of Medicine
Director, Division of Pediatrics
Boston Medical Centre, Boston, Massachusetts
USA

Professor Liam O'Mahony

PhD, PD
Professor of Immunology
Departments of Medicine and Microbiology
APC Microbiome Ireland
National University of Ireland, Cork
Ireland

Professor Ting Fan Leung

MBChB, MD, MRCP (UK), FRCPCH, FAAAAI,
FHKCPaed, FHKAM (Paediatrics)
Chairman and Professor
Department of Paediatrics
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong


Programme:

18:30 Registration
 
19:00 Welcome message
19:05 Nutrition counselling
Dr Carine M Lenders
 
19:35 The gut microbiome and its role in immune development and child health
Professor Liam O’Mahony
 
20:05 The microbiome and childhood allergies – From local experience to practice
Professor Ting Fan Leung
 
20:35 Questions and answers session
 
20:45 Award of PGPN Certificates
 
20:50 Dinner
 

 

 

WYE-EM-304-SEP-19


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Post Graduate Program in Pediatric Nutrition (PGPN) Symposium and Convocation 2019

Speakers:

  • Dr Carine M Lenders (USA)
  • Professor Liam O’Mahony (Ireland)
  • Professor Ting Fan Leung (Hong Kong)

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