The 2021 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™ will be held virtually.
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PNPG Events at FNCE®
PNPG at FNCE®: Ask the Pediatric Nutrition Experts
Date: Sunday, October 17th 2020
Time: 5:00 pm (Central Time Zone)
Link for more information: Coming soon!
Event Summary: The Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group (PNPG) will be hosting a live virtual Q&A and networking session on WebEx with leading pediatric nutrition experts. This free event and open to anyone. You do not need to be a PNPG member or be registered for FNCE®. This event is perfect for individuals exploring a career in pediatric nutrition or looking to shift career paths within the specialty. Tune in to ask your questions during the live moderated event or send your questions to PNPG by October 15th Registration (free, and open to all) is required.
PNPG Spotlight Session
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM (Central Time)
Stephanie Harshman PhD, RD, LD - Research Fellow, Clinical Dietitian at Massachusetts General Hospital
Maureen Leonard, MD, MMSc - Assistant Professor, Attending Physician Pediatric Gastroenterologist at Massachusetts General Hospital
Moderator: Kimberly Zeender Christy, RD, LD, CLC - PNPG Chair
There is increasing evidence that implicates gastrointestinal microbiota as a critical player in the development of diseases in children. Epidemiological studies suggest that early life exposures can alter the gut microbial composition such that differential composition and colonization may influence disease risk. The objective of this session is to review the role of early life exposures in altering the infant gut microbiome and the impact on disease risk, including obesity and allergic diseases.
- Describe what and how early life exposures manipulate the development of the infant microbiome.
- Characterize the microbial shifts that occur in obesity and allergic diseases.
- Identify and explain current interventions targeting the gut microbiome in infancy to reduce disease risk.
Pediatric Nutrition Topics
Looking for pediatric content and networking opportunities at FNCE®? Don’t miss out on these great sessions and posters presented by fellow PNPG members!
Special Mention: Sessions Provided by PNPG Members
Names of PNPG members are indicated in bold.
Special mentions coming soon!