The World of Myelination in Child Development

  • Early life brain development consists of different stages, one of which is myelination, a fundamental neurodevelopmental process that facilitates communication in the nervous system. Sphingomyelin (SM) is one of the nutrients which may support this process and contribute to child development.

Wyeth Nutrition Global Summit 2015 Video – Prof. Magnus Domellöf

  • Early nutrition and the impact on long-term outcomes

Wyeth Nutrition Global Summit 2015 Video – Prof. Berthold Koletzko

  • Long-term effects of early nutrition on brain development and function

Wyeth Nutrition Global Summit 2015 Video – Prof. Hania Szajewska

  • The role of oligosaccharides on the immune system and long-term outcomes

ESPGHAN 2014 Video - Prof. Raanan Shamir

  • The role of palmitic acid in infant nutrition

ESPGHAN 2014 Video - Prof. Atul Singhal

  • Promoting cognitive development through advancing nutrition

Interview with Dr. Sylvia Doo - Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Diagnosis and management principles for autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
  • Feeding and sleeping difficulties in children with ASD
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Academic Activities

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)

The 28th International Congress of Pediatrics (IPA) (NEW!)

17-22 August 2016, Vancouver, Canada

Science Updates

Iodine during the first 1000 days of life (NEW!)

This review article elucidated the influences of iodine on brain development and some disorders like lower intelligence quotients (IQ) or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) through summarizing available data from both animal and human studies.

Resources

Vitamin D and calcium intake calculator from CNAG (NEW!)

  • An interactive tool developed by CNAG for parents to calculate daily vitamin D and calcium intake of their child

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.