the 9th Annual WNSC Global Summit

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Dear Colleague,

On behalf of Wyeth Nutrition Science Center, we would like to invite you to join us online and be part of the 9th Annual Wyeth Nutrition Science Center Global Summit on Wednesday 25th of March 2020.
This year’s summit is dedicated to fostering dialogue between pediatric practitioners and experts on the latest advancements and future opportunities in pediatric nutrition. Such collaboration provides insights that can be applied to clinical practice.
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This year’s summit will cover a range of topics related to key development milestones for infants, with a focus on clinical and behavioral management. Areas covered include the development of the gut and its influence on immunity, the impact of bioactive nutrition as well as cognition and the development of the social brain via the gut:brain axis.

Participants will gain a better understanding of structural and functional development of the early brain and will be exposed to the latest information on the nutritional requirements for optimizing growth and development during the beginning years of life. In many cases, this data is newly published, often within the last 12 months, and the result of cutting-edge techniques and collaborations.

This international meeting will provide you with an opportunity to engage in our discussion, centered on the following objectives:

  • Recognize key components of early-life nutrition in infants and their role in brain, gut and cognitive development
  • Discuss the link between bioactive breastmilk nutrients, gut health, and immunity in early childhood
  • Apply early-life nutrition insights to current clinical practice and identify future opportunities for advancement

Join our online community and help shape and advance the conversation around pediatric nutrition!

Meet the speakers

Doctor Ryan
Dr. Ryan Carvalho Wyeth Nutrition Vevey, Switzerland

Dr. Ryan Carvalho

Dr Ben Gold
Dr. Ben Gold Children’s Center for Digestive Health Care Georgia, USA

Dr. Ben Gold

Doctor peter Lu
Dr. Peter Lu Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus, OH, USA

Dr. Peter L. Lu

Professor Weili Lin University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

Prof. Weili Lin

Dr Barry O’Neill
Dr. Barry O’Neill Nestlé R&D Lausanne, Switzerland

Dr. Barry O’Neill

Dr Shiobain 0'Mahony
Dr. Siobhain O’Mahony University College Cork Cork, Ireland

Dr. Siobhain O’Mahony

Dr Johan
Dr. Jonas Hauser Neuroscientist Lausanne, Switzerland

Dr. Jonas Hauser

Dr. Colin Cercamondi Senior clinical scientist R&D Vevey, Switzerland

Dr. Colin Cercamondi

Dr Pascal Steiner
Dr. Pascal Steiner Head of the Department of Brain Health Nestlé Research Center, Lausanne, Switzerland

Dr. Pascal Steiner

Dr Nora Schneider
Dr. Nora Schneider Lead of Neurocognition group Wyeth Nutrition Lausanne, Switzerland

Dr. Nora Schneider

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Times below are (GMT+2)
09:00 intro Introduction to the Summit Dr. Liz Greenstreet, Dr. Nora Schneider

Section 1. Gut and immune development

  intro Introduction Section 1 speakers Dr. Liz Greenstreet, Dr. Nora Schneider
09:06 Icon for speaker Bioactive nutrition and infant gut development Dr. Ryan Carvalho
09:25 Icon for speaker Hot topics in bioactive nutrition – gangliosides Dr. Ryan Carvalho
09:50 Icon for speaker Hot topics in bioactive nutrition – HMOs and MOS Dr. Colin Cercamondi
10:05 Icon for speaker Importance of faecal biomarkers and the microbiome’s role in child health and disease… Is it really all about the poop? Dr. Ben Gold

Section 2. Gut–brain-axis development

10:40 intro Introduction Section 2 speakers Dr. Liz Greenstreet, Dr. Nora Schneider
10:45 Icon for speaker Development and evolution of the gut:brain axis Dr. Peter Lu
11:20 Icon for speaker Microbiota and the social brain Dr. Siobhain O’Mahony
11:45 Icon for speaker Toddler sociability Dr. Nora Schneider

Section 3. Brain and cognitive development

12:10 intro Introduction Section 3 speakers Dr. Liz Greenstreet, Dr. Nora Schneider
12:15 Icon for speaker Brain and cognitive development – a focus on myelination and executive functions Dr. Barry O’Neill
12:35 Icon for speaker The role of polar lipids in brain and cognitive development Dr. Pascal Steiner
12:45 Icon for speaker Brain development and nutrition in toddlers – an update from the Baby Connectome Project – Enriched Prof. Weili Lin
12:30 Icon for speaker HMOs in brain development Dr. Jonas Hauser
12:37 intro Conclusion and thank-you note Dr. Liz Greenstreet, Dr. Nora Schneider
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