ESPEN

The European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism

Preliminary Programme

Plenary lectures

  • Leipzig Special Lecture
  • Sir David Cuthbertson Lecture
  • Arvid Wretlind Lecture

Scientific Sessions Basic Science and Clinical Nutriton

Challenge of malnutrition
  • Nutrition, brain aging and neurodegenerative disease
  • Overcoming the age-related anabolic barrier
  • Benefit of TPN and fluid therapy
Role of nutrition in medical prevention
  • Obesity and nutritional risk
  • Metabolic adaptation to cachexia
  • Artificial nutrition in paediatric ICU
  • Nutri(epi)genetics and clinical endpoints in children
Molecular and metabolic mechanisms of nutrition-associated diseases
  • Food allergy and intolerance
  • Innovative amino acids in clinical nutrition
  • Transplantation medicine and surgery
  • Sepsis in the ICU and the role of the GI barrier

Educational & Clinical Practice Sessions

  • Probiotics in practice – A life inside: probiotics in practic
  • Conditioning of the surgical risk patient – case discussion
  • Nutrition and cancer: impact on outcome
  • Prognostic impact of body composition
  • ESPEN Guidelines session
  • From A to zinc: the evolving concept of micronutrient supplementation
  • Pharmaceutical session
  • Nursing session
  • Dietetics session