Conferences and symposiums Kick-off Event Centre for Nutrition

25-04-2024 to
26-04-2024 Add to iCal
Marholmen Hotel
two sandwiches with vegetables
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Centre of Nutrition was launched in 2022, bringing together several strong research groups covering basic experimental science to interventional and epidemiological research. The Centre will now include the missing branch – clinical nutrition.

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Last date for registration:
2024-03-10 - Registration closed!

Unlock the Future of collaboration

Join us for a fun kick-off event as we launch our track of Clinical Nutrition at the Centre for Nutrition! Exchange ideas, foster collaborations, and expand your professional network during our networking sessions. Renowned experts in clinical nutrition from England and Switzerland will share their insights, experiences, providing you with an inspiration on research in clinical nutrition.

Who are invited

All researchers and clinicians with an interest into starting research projects in the field of clinical nutrition*. 


The event will include three international lectures, poster presentations, workshops and networking opportunities.


The event is funded by CIMED, and participants can join without cost. Programme, transport to the hotel, overnight stay one night at hotel and meals are included. 

You are most welcome!

/Marie Löf, Professor in Nutrition, Catarina Lindqvist, PhD, dietitian, Carla Avesani, docent and dietitian. On behalf of the Steering group for the Centre for Nutrition.

*Clinical nutrition is a discipline that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and management of nutritional and metabolic changes related to acute and chronic disease and conditions caused by a lack or excess of energy and nutrients.


8:30 Bus transport Departure from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Hotel Marholmen

9:40 Fika 

10:00 Introduction Professor Marie Löf will set the scene of the Centre for Nutrition 

10:15 Keynote speaker: Nutritional Medicine - is it worth the EFFORT? 

Philipp Schuetz, Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology at University of Basel, Switzerland

11:30 Oral presentations Research presentations of projects from participants

12:30 Lunch  

13:30 Keynote speaker: Title TBA

Kevin Whelan, Professor of Dietetics and Head of Department of Nutritional Sciences at King’s College London, United Kingdom 

14:45 Oral presentations Research presentations of projects from participants

15:15 Fika 

15:45 Keynote speaker: Role of diet in the treatment of fatty liver and type 2 diabetes

Ulf Risérus, Professor of Clinical nutrition and metabolism, Uppsala University, Sweden

16:15 Group discussions Research, educational activities, challenges, collaborations

17:15 Highlights Professor Marie Löf summarizes highlights of today

17:30 Free time Catch up on emails, take a walk or socialize 

19:00 Dinner  

7:00-8:30 Breakfast  

08:30 Keynote speaker: Title TBA

Gary Frost, Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics at Imperial College in London, United Kingdom

09:45 Network Walking meeting 

10:30 Fika 

11:00 The future Aim of the centre, equipment/infrastructure, funding, communication plan, future collaborative projects, next meeting

12:00 Wrap up Professor Marie Löf

12:30 Bus departure to Stockholm Cityterminalen. Take-away lunch sandwiches are available to bring from the hotel on the trip.


Catarina Lindqvist Postdoctoral Studies;Affiliated to Research