Symposium on Fetal and Childhood Programming 2013

On March 13th 2013 a Joint Symposium on Fetal and Childhood Programming was held by the Centre for Fetal Programming together with the Early Nutrition Consortium (European Commisson).

The Symposium addressed the challenge of preventing type 2 diabetes in the next generations and was held at the Novo Nordisk Foundation.

The programme included prominent speakers as well as a poster session and press conference. See full programme here.

Poster Session and Abstracts

All Poster Abstracts were published in a Supplement to AOGS.

Keynote Speakers

Sjurdur Frodi Olsen (Denmark)

Welcome and introduction

Cuilin Zhang (USA)

Gestational diabetes: health consequences and determinants with focus on lifestyle and modifiable factors

Scott Dille (Denmark)

Changing future health: Translating science into social action

Lucilla Poston (UK)

Maternal obesity: Human intervention studies in EarlyNutrition Consortium

Allan Vaag (Denmark)

Mechanisms of developmental programming of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes in humans

Sjurdur Frodi Olsen (Denmark)

Danish studies of impact of maternal nutrition on offspring health and development

Vincent Jaddoe (Netherlands)

Fetal Origins of Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

Mette Olaf Nielsen (Denmark)

Pre- and early postnatal nutrition interactions on metabolic and endocrine function in a life time perspective: Evidence from the Copenhagen Sheep Model

Richard Saffery (Australia)

Epigenetics and the in utero ‘programming’