THE POWER OF PROGRAMMING 2014

Venue: University Hospital of Munich

Location: Munich, Germany

Event Date/Time: Mar 13, 2014 / 10:00 am - (GMT +1:00 hours) End Date/Time: Mar 15, 2014 / 1:00 pm - (GMT +1:00 hours)
Abstract Submission Date: Dec 09, 2013
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Description

The programme will cover state of the art research and latest findings on topics such as:  

  • Early child growth trajectories as a predictor of childhood obesity

  • The role of paternal factors in determining offspring growth

  • Does the placental function contribute to fetal and childhood adiposity?

  • The role of endocrine regulation (including Letin / IGFs) of fetal and postnatal adiposity

  • Metabolic predictors of maternal and childhood obesity

  • Epigenetics, diet and metabolic programming

  • Mechanistic insights from animal studies

  • Computational systems science for aetiology and for implementation of interventions

  • The toxic environment and prenatal programming of obesity and dysmetabolism

  • Increased gestational weight gain vs. pre-pregnancy weight as risk factors for childhood adiposity

  • Glycaemic load in pregnancy – opportunities for prevention?

  • The influence of stress and stress-nutrition interactions during pregnancy on offspring adiposity

  • Physical activity in pregnancy and childhood

  • How to measure body composition in pregnant women and in children 

  • Microbiota, microbiome, antibiotics, probiotics, prebiotics: truth versus hope 

  • Breastmilk, -components and obesity

  • Opportunities for obesity prevention in early childhood

  • The role of infant feeding

  • Recommendations for practice

  • Public-private partnerships

Venue

Marchioninistraße 15
Munich
Germany
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