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Free BNF Virtual Event: Nutrition and COVID-19

9.30 am to 1.00 pm Tuesday 24th November 2020

Free BNF Virtual Event: Nutrition and COVID-19

 

Now more than ever attention is focussed on the association between nutrition and health outcomes. We therefore thought EFAD, its members and partners may find our online event Nutrition and COVID-19 of interest.

 

The full programme is listed below and attached as a flyer. Registration to this free event is easy – you can book places through https://bit.ly/33Ap5bA 

 

 

Programme

 

9:30 Welcome Prof Judy Buttriss, British Nutrition Foundation

9:45 The evidence-base underpinning diet-disease relationships - advances and future needs Prof Christine Williams, Academy of Nutrition Sciences

10:00  Obesity as a risk factor for COVID-19 Prof Jason Halford, University of Leeds

10:15 Nutrition, immune function and COVID-19  Prof Philip Calder, University of Southampton

10:30  Vitamin D, COVID-19 and BAME groups:  Current Controversies and Future Perspectives Prof Susan Lanham New, University of Surrey

10:45 Comfort break

11:00 BNF in COVID-19 climate: learnings and future plans Sara Stanner, British Nutrition Foundation

11:15  Emerging evidence for the role of the human gut microbiome in COVID-19 infection outcomes Prof Glenn Gibson, University of Reading

11:30 Panel discussion - chaired by Prof Judy Buttriss Speakers, plus Dr Sarah Berry, Kings College London, and Judith Batchelar, Sainsbury’s

12:10 The BNF Awards 2020 – championing nutrition science

12:20 BNF Annual Lecture Riboflavin and friends; remarkably versatile vitamins Prof Hilary Powers, University of Sheffield

13:00 Close