Personalized nutrition – science or fiction?

Datum: 2021-10-19

Tid: 09:30 - 16:15

Adress: Campus Solna, Solnavägen 9, Stockholm

Lokal: Eva & Georg Klein lecture hall at Biomedicum, Karolinska Institutet & digital on Zoom

Organised by The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences National Committee in Nutrition and Food Sciences.

The lecture is free of charge and open to the public. A total of 100 seats are available in the lecture hall, but you can also participate on Zoom. You should only register if you will participate in the lecture hall, that is:

  • If you want to participate in the lecture hall, use the registration form. Please state eventual food preferences or allergies in the registration form, under the headline Message. Since physical seats are limited, please let us know as soon as possible if you want to cancel your registration.

For those who prefer to participate on Zoom, a link will be published on this webpage at latest 1 week before the event. So, please do not use the registration form for digital attendance.  


Registration, Coffee/tea available

Welcome & Introduction

Personalized nutrition and the role of gut microbiota
Professor Eran Elinav, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Personalized prevention of cardiometabolic diseases
Professor Marju Orho-Melander, Lund University, Sweden

Personalized nutrition strategies for weight management
Professor Arne Astrup, Program Director NovoNordisk Foundation, Denmark

Personalized nutrition guided by metabolomics 
Professor Rikard Landberg, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden


Personalised nutrition using phenotype- based classification based on traditional Indian medicine 
Dr Shikha Sharma, Nutri Health, India

Human postprandial responses to foods and potential for precision nutrition
Assoc. Prof. Sarah Berry, King’s College London, UK

Precision Nutrition and Healthy Ageing
Professor José Ordovas, Tufts University, Boston, USA

Coffee break

Goals and targets of personalized nutrition in obesity and type 2 diabetes
Professor Ellen Blaak, Maastricht University, The Netherlands

Delivery of Personalized Nutrition- Food tech solutions
Dr. Kjeld van Bommel, TNO, The Netherlands

Concluding remarks

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Peter Brandén
Program Coordinator