Science behind Nutraceuticals

Congress-Website Annual Meeting 2012


Download the programme here.

08:30 – 09:00
Annual General Meeting of the ENA
(members only)

09:30 – 12:00
Session I “Nutraceuticals and Brain Health”
Pregnancy/Maternity and Child Development
Prof. Michael A. Crawford, London, UK

Nutraceutical Intervention in Children with ADHS
Prof. Dr David Coghill, Dundee, UK

Flavonoids and brain health: multiple functions underpinned by common mechanisms
Prof. Jeremy PE Spencer, Reading, UK

Activation of mast cells and neuroglia leads to brain inflammation inhibited by luteolin. Implications for treatment of Alzheimer’s and autism
Prof Theoharis C. Theoharides, Boston, USA 

Selected micronutrients in cognitive impairment with and without dementia    
Prof Maria Cristina Polidori, Duesseldorf, Germany 

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break

13:00 – 17:00
Session II “Hot Topics in Nutraceuticals”
Update in Vitamin D
Prof. Heike Bischoff-Ferrari, Zurich, Switzerland

Vitamin D Status: A Global Systematic Review of Vitamin D Serum Levels
Prof. Peter Weber, Hohenheim, Germany

Antioxidants as Bioactives
Prof. Helmut Sies, Duesseldorf, Germany

Oral Presentation of the 5 Nominated Posters and Poster Prize Presentation

Health benefits of mixed fruit and vegetable concentrates
Prof. Cyril W.C. Kendall, Toronto, Canada

Probiotic efficacy in clinical and food application – from concepts to mechanisms
Prof. Dirk Haller, Munich, Germany

Future Directions for Nutritional and Therapeutic Research in Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Prof. Philip C. Calder, Southampton, UK

Conclusions and Closing Remarks
The Organizing Commettee