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Newtrition 2016

Newtrition 2016: Moscow, Russia

April 2016

The first international summit in personalized healthcare and nutrition gathered dietology, nutritionology, gastroenterology, personalised medicine and life science experts involved in technological healthcare development from all over the world.

EUFIC Head of Nutrition and Health, Dr Milka Sokolović presented "Personalised nutrition in
practice: why communication matters?" on behalf of the Food4Me project.

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White paper on personalised nutrition - paving a way to better population health

White paper on personalised nutrition - paving a way to better population health

May 2015

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Food4Me partner of the month

Food4Me partner of the month: Marianne Walsh

Marianne Walsh from University College Dublin tells us about her crucial role in the Food4Me project.

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Food4Me Final Conference Programme for Invitees

Food4Me Final Conference Programme for Invitees

17th February 2015

The final Food4Me conference will take place on Thursday, 26th February 2015 in Brussels. See the detailed conference programme below.

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UCD Personalised Nutrition seminar available online

UCD Personalised Nutrition seminar available online

UCD's seminar 'Personalised Nutrition: Where's the Business?' is now available online. Watch presentations by Food4Me scientists Professor Mike Gibney, Dr Eileen Gibney, Dr Lorraine Brennan and Dr Barbara Stewart-Knox.

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Food4Me project wins impact award for engaging industry

 

Food4Me project wins impact award for engaging industry

7th January 2015

On 3 December 2014, the EU-funded Food4Me project was awarded an ‘Engaging Industry’ category award at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Brussels, Belgium. This award demonstrates the project's strong communication and dissemination activities to specific stakeholder groups.

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Podcast: Public perceptions, business and personalised nutrition

Podcast: Public perceptions, business and personalised nutrition

In this podcast, Jo Goossens, leader of Food4Me’s work on business and value creation models, tells us what his team have been up to, what their next steps will be and the role of this work in the future of personalised nutrition.

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Save the date for Food4Me’s final conference on Thursday 26 February 2015, Brussels

Save the date for Food4Me's final conference on Thursday 26 February 2015, Brussels

25th September 2014

Are you interested in news about the state-of-the-art in personalised nutrition science? Then put into your diary Thursday 26 February 2015, Brussels, Belgium, for the upcoming final conference of the Food4Me project.

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Food4Me partner of the month

Food4Me partner of the month: Hannelore Daniel

This month we spoke to Hannelore Daniel, from Technische Universität München (TUM), who is managing Food4Me work on the development of technologies to make personalised nutrition a reality.

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Presentations from Food4Me symposium in Granada now online

Presentations from Food4Me symposium in Granada now online

If you missed or would like to see the presentations again of the Food4Me symposium at the International Congress of Nutrition in Granada, Spain, view them here.

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Food4Me partner of the month (2)

Food4Me partner of the month: Hannelore Daniel

This month we spoke to Hannelore Daniel, from Technische Universität München (TUM), who is managing Food4Me work on the development of technologies to make personalised nutrition a reality.

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Food4Me symposium at ICN conference in Granada

Food4Me symposium at ICN conference in Granada

On Monday 16 September 2013, Food4Me organised a symposium at the International Congress of Nutrition (ICN) in Granada, Spain, titled: ‘Food4Me project - Developments in personalised nutrition: what’s next?’ Prof Mike Gibney, Coordinator of the Food4Me project, was the chair of this event.

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Creme Exposure, Food Safety and Nutrition Conference

Creme Exposure, Food Safety and Nutrition Conference

Last week, Food4Me partners Creme brought together exposure scientists, nutritionists and regulators from across the globe at its Exposure, Food Safety and Nutrition Conference in Dublin.

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Press Release: Latest on personalised nutrition will be presented by Food4Me project researchers at International Congress of Nutrition

Press Release: Latest on personalised nutrition will be presented by Food4Me project researchers at International Congress of Nutrition

On Monday 16 September, at the 20th International Congress of Nutrition in the Granada Conference Exhibition Centre, Spain, Food4Me researchers will present at the symposium, ‘Developments in personalised nutrition: what’s next?’ on the latest research updates on personalised nutrition science.

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Food4Me partner of the month

Food4Me partner of the month: Jo Goossens

Nearly a year into the project, Food4Me is starting to generate some interesting results. Jo Goossens is leading work on business and value creation models. He told us a bit about how he got involved in Food4Me and his role in the project. 

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Podcast on innovative health topics related to personalised nutrition science

Podcast on innovative health topics related to personalised nutrition science

Raymond Gemen, Nutrition and Health Assistant at the European Food Information Council (EUFIC), interviewed Ben van Ommen, principal scientist at the Dutch organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), about two innovative health topics: phenotypic flexibility and metabotypes.

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International Women's Day!

International Women's Day!

8th March was International Women's Day! To celebrate, join us on Facebook to share your favourite female scientist! So far, tribute has been paid to Nobel prize winners, Elizabeth Blackburn and Carol Greider, who discovered telomerase; Barbara McClintock, who won a Nobel Prize for her discovery of mobile genetic elements and Nancy Wexler, who was involved in the work to identify the gene for Huntington's disease.

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Q&A: Volunteers needed for new study on healthier diets for individuals

Q&A: Volunteers needed for new study on healthier diets for individuals

Read about the new scientific study aiming to find out whether personalised dietary advice can be given via the web and how people can participate.

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Food4Me on Facebook

Food4Me on Facebook

The 'Food4Me - Personalised Nutrition' Facebook page has now been launched!

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Food4Me partner of the month

 

Food4Me partner of the month: John Mathers

Read about John Mathers from Newcastle University, who leads the work on the design, delivery and evaluation of outcomes from the Proof of Principle (PoP) Study.

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Raising Food4Me's profile at the European Nutrition Conference

Raising Food4Me's Profile at the European Nutrition Conference

Nutrition experts from across Europe attended the 11th European Nutrition Conference in Madrid, where Professor Michael Gibney presented the Food4Me project.

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Food4Me partner of the month

 

Food4Me partner of the month: Ulf Görman

Read about Ulf Görman from Lund University, Food4Me's ethics expert and leader of the investigation into the ethical and legal aspects of personalising nutrition.

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New Food4Me leaflet

New Food4Me leaflet

Food4Me has now published its leaflet explaining the project and what it aims to achieve.

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Tools for personalised nutrition: webinars now available!

Tools for personalised nutrition: webinars now available!

Food4Me partner Philips Research recently held a one day workshop to discuss emerging research on tools to measure nutritional status, a crucial factor in personalising nutrition. Webinars of the talks are now available!

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New EU-funded project changing the way we eat

New EU-funded project changing the way we eat

When the human genome sequence was launched in 2000, it introduced the possibility of personalisation in health care. Such personalisation can be applied to nutrition, a key health determinant, to create a diet tailored specifically for an individual, according to their individual physical and genetic make-up.

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Volunteer for the Food4Me study

Volunteer for the Food4Me study

Are you interested in receiving personalised dietary advice? The Food4Me study is now recruiting for volunteers aged 18 or over.

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Webinar: Molecular Nutrition and Personalised Nutrition

Webinar: Molecular Nutrition and Personalised Nutrition

How can we use our understanding of food and our genes to design a better, healthier and more individual diet?

In this webinar, Food4Me coordinator, Professor Michael Gibney, explains the science behind personalised nutrition, alongside some of its business implications.

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