Presidential Symposium: Nutrition and Developmental Origins of Health and Disease

Supported by Mead Johnson Pediatric Nutrition Institute
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center – Grand Ballroom East

Sunday, March 29, 2015
10:30 AM–12:30 PM


ASN President: Simin Nikbin Meydani, DVM, PhD


Nutritional influences on human developmental epigenetics. Robert A. Waterland, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Early life gut microflora and immune system development. Dingding An, PhD, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Fructose, pregnancy and later life impact. Deborah Sloboda, PhD, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON Canada

Paternal nutrition and transgenerational health outcomes. Lars O. Bygren, MD, PhD, University of Umea, Umea SE, Sweden