Chaired by Prof. Dr. André Kleinridders, University of Potsdam and DZD scientist, and Prof. Dr. Tilman Grune from the German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbrücke (DIfE), the 2 ½-day congress program offers a platform for scientific exchange and networking.
Our diet plays an important role in brain development, aging and degeneration. Thus, the interactions between nutrition and our brain have an impact on various diseases, such as the occurrence of obesity and obesity-associated diseases e.g. metabolic syndrome, diabetes mellitus type 2 or cardiovascular diseases. The plenary lecture by Prof. Dr. Jens Brüning, Max Planck Society and DZD scientist, will focus on the central nervous control of metabolism, Prof. Dr. Soyoung Q Park (DIfE, DZD) will provide information on neuronal mechanisms of food selection and Prof. Dr. Kristina Norman, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin/(DIfE) on the significance of anorexia in old age.
Further information and program for the event (in German)