Young Researchers’ Workshop

  • I. Broekaert
  • E. Larque
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 569)


Research in Europe needs multidisciplinary approaches and young researchers should get the opportunity to become familiar with new perspectives and future research topics. The workshop focused on some particular topics of research:
  • new nutrients in infant formulas

  • biochemical mechanisms of metabolic programming

  • influence of early feeding on childhood obesity.

Key words

Gangliosides intestinal microflora appetite obesity infant formula breastfeeding leptin adiponectin sleeping metabolic rate fat mass doubly labelled water uncoupling protein birth weight placental lipid genes microarray cholesterol biosynthesis metabolic imprinting 


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Copyright information

© Springer Science + Business Media, Inc. 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Broekaert
    • 1
  • E. Larque
    • 2
  1. 1.Division Metabolic Diseases and Nutrition, Dr. von Hauner Children’s HospitalLudwig Maximilian UniversityMunichGermany
  2. 2.Department of PhysiologyUniversity of MurciaSpain

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