The gut microbiome and its role in immune development and child health – Professor Liam O’Mahony
Presentation by Professor Liam O’Mahony during the Post Graduate Program in Paediatric Nutrition (PGPN) Symposium and Convocation 2019 supported by WNSC HK, held on 05 Nov 2019, discussing the role of gut microbiota in early stage immune development and the risks of inflammatory and atopic diseas
Effective nutrition counselling strategies – Dr. Carine M Lenders
Presentation by Dr Carine M Lenders during the Post Graduate Program in Paediatric Nutrition (PGPN) Symposium and Convocation 2019 supported by WNSC HK, held on 05 Nov 2019, which provided a detailed walkthrough and case study examples of nutrition education and counselling strategies for solving
Mapping nutrition to child cognitive development and learning – Prof. Sean Deoni
Presentation by Prof. Sean Deoni during the Hong Kong Post Graduate Program in Pediatric Nutrition (PGPN) Online Symposium 2020 held on 20 Oct 2020, which outlined the latest research on the interplay between nutrition, executive functions and child learning.
Expert discussion on World Prematurity Day 2020 – Preterm brain development and executive functions by Prof. Nick Embleton
WNSC have joined up with our colleagues around the world to bring you some of the latest and best discussions including ‘Preterm brain development and executive functions’ by Professor Nick Embleton.
The development of executive functioning skills in preschool children: Research and clinical landscape in Hong Kong – Dr. Fanny Wai Fan Lam
Presentation by Dr. Fanny Wai Fan Lam during the Hong Kong Post Graduate Program in Pediatric Nutrition (PGPN) Online Symposium 2020 held on 20 Oct 2020, which outlined the latest research on the interplay between nutrition, executive functions and child learning.
A Positive Correlation between Breast Milk 3’-Sialyllactose and Language Development during Early Infancy - Prof. Weili Lin
A growing body of research, primarily through animal studies, has suggested that specific human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs), such as 2’-Fucosyllactose (2’FL), 3’-Sialyllactose (3’SL) and 6’-Sialyllactose (6’SL), may have a positive effect on neurodevelopment and cognitive ability.
Levels of cholesterol, gangliosides and iron in breast milk are associated with early brain myelination in 3-month-old infants – preliminary findings - Dr. Nora Schneider
Myelination, the wrapping of neuronal axons with a lipid-rich sheath, is critical for information processing and normal brain functioning.