“The Learning Lead” Newsletter Volume 6 – Issue 1 (2018) (NEW!)

  • Sphingomyelin in brain and cognitive development

“The Learning Lead” Newsletter Volume 5 – Issue 1 (2018)

  • Early life nutrition may influence developmental myelination and cognition

“The Learning Lead” Newsletter Volume 5 – Issue 1 (2017)

  • The effect of myelin-relevant nutrients on brain myelination and cognitive development

“The Learning Lead” Newsletter Volume 4 – Issue 1 (2017)

  • Findings on how DHA, choline, and lutein intakes are associated with cognitive performance in school age children

“The Learning Lead” Newsletter Volume 3 – Issue 1 (2016)

  • DHA status shown to be positively associated with school age children’s cognitive performance

“The Learning Lead” Newsletter Volume 2 – Issue 1 (2016)

  • Brain nutrients: Where & how they work together to support cognitive development and learning

“The Learning Lead” Newsletter Volume 1 – Issue 1 (2015)

  • Specific breast milk nutrients may work together to influence cognitive abilities of 6-month-old infants
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Academic Activities

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)

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

Sphingomyelin in brain and cognitive development: Preliminary data (NEW!)

This manuscript provides preliminary findings from the first study ever conducted in term neurotypically developing children which connects dietary sphingomyelin (SM) intake from infant nutrition products to cognitive development and brain myelination.

Resources

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. 

Growth Charts

The WHO Child Growth Standards were developed using data collected in the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study (MGRS)1.