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Themed Short Track: Nutrition and dietary approaches for personalised medicine

Sunday 8 March 2020   (0 Comments)
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Introducing Themed Short Tracks

In SHORT TRACKS we collect 2-4 recent lectures from EAS congresses or courses, putting them together to provide up-to-date perspectives on a given current topic.

Nutrition and dietary approaches for personalised medicine
This is a workshop held at the 87th EAS Congress in Maastricht. The workshop included three lectures. The lectures below highlights how the body response to food and drug therapies. This new knowledge may be an opening to personalised medicine.

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These presentations are Open Access for members and non-members.


Different approaches to LDL lowering: An overview of options including nutrition, food supplements and drug therapy.

This presentation was given by Professor John Chapman.
Professor John Chapman is a Research Professor at the University of Pierre and Marie Curie, and Director Emeritus of the Dyslipidemia and Atherosclerosis Research Unit of INSERM, Paris, France.

In this presentation he gave a broad overview of our current knowledge on how to lower LDL. The importance of drug approaches as well as nutritional approaches was discussed and the combination of both was emphasized in his conclusion.

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Possibilities for functional foods and nutrigenetics in CVD prevention.

This presentation was given by Professor Jogchum Plat from the Department of Nutrition and Movement Sciences School of Nutrition and Translational Research on Metabolism, Maastricht University, The Netherlands.

In his presentation Professor Plat introduced Nutrigenomics: What you eat affects how your genes behave, and Nutrigenetics: Your genes affect how your body responds to food. This field of research is currently progressing fast and in the lecture was given several examples of how genes affect response to food.
This new knowledge may be an opening to personalised medicine.

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