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Irish Section Conference 2018: Targeted approaches to tackling current nutritional issues

 

The DERiVE team had an active participation at the Irish Section Conference 2018: Targeted approaches to tackling current nutritional issues, held from June 20 – 22, 2018, at the Ulster University, Coleraine, organized by the British Nutrition Society.

Helene McNulty

Helene McNulty

Professor Helene McNulty, Ulster University, Northern Ireland, presented on “Folate and related B vitamins through the lifecycle: public health priorities and challenges”.

Yvonne Lamers

Yvonne Lamers

Professor Yvonne Lamers, The University of British Columbia, Canada, shared an overview on “Approaches to improving micronutrient status assessment at a population level”, which included preliminary data from the DERiVE project and other recent research outcomes of her team at UBC.

Laura Kehoe

Laura Kehoe

PhD student Laura Kehoe, University College Cork, Ireland, presented on “Nutritional challenges for older adults in Europe: current status and future directions”.

The DERiVE team was represented at the first JPI HDHL Science vlog contest.

 

Watch the vlog from the DERiVE Team and learn more about our project. The video was created for the vlog contest of the 5th JPI HDHL conference, Brussels Feb 20th, 2019.

FASEB Summer Research Conference on Folic Acid, Vitamin B12, and One-Carbon Metabolism

 

Nearly the entire DERiVE team was represented at the FASEB Summer Research Conference (SRC) on Folic Acid, Vitamin B12, and One-Carbon Metabolism, held from July 29 – August 3, 2018, in Nova Scotia, Canada.

Helene McNulty

Helene McNulty

Professor Helene McNulty, Ulster University, Northern Ireland, presented a plenary lecture on “Riboflavin status and MTHFR activity”.

 

Nadia Moran

Nadia Moran

Postdoctoral Associate Nadia Moran, The University of British Columbia, Canada, presented a poster on the first milestone of the DERiVE project, which is the set-up and validation of the analytical method for quantifying riboflavin and vitamin B6 related metabolites in plasma at the UBC Nutritional Biomarker Laboratory, led by Assoc. Prof. Yvonne Lamers: “Riboflavin, vitamin B6, and related metabolites detected in plasma in a single LC-MS/MS platform”.