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Invited Speakers



Philip C. Calder, University of Southampton, UK

     "Diet, nutrients and inflammaging"


Francisco Tomás-Barberán, CEBAS-CSIC, Spain

      “Urolithins and equol: similar bioactive gut microbiota metabolites with different food origins”


Daniel Tomé, AgroParisTech, France

       "Food proteins and the control of food intake"


Carmen Boeriu, Wageningen University, Netherlands

        “Polysaccharides for health: Bioactivity, functionalisation and applications


Patrick Borel, INRA, France

        "Recognised health effects of carotenoids in humans"


Baukje de Roos, University of Aberdeen, UK

        “Personalised Interventions - A precision approach for the next generation of dietary intervention studies


Pedro Mena, University of Parma, Italy

       “Gold standards for a realistic polyphenol research”


Isidra Recio, Instituto de Investigación en Ciencias de la Alimentación, CIAL (CSIC-UAM), Spain

       “Health implications of protein digestion products”


Thomas W. Kensler, Johns Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA

       “Enhanced Detoxication of Air Pollutants in Clinical Trials with Broccoli-based Interventions"


Ana Rodriguez-Mateos, Kings College London, UK

        "Berry (poly)phenols and cardiovascular health: evidence from clinical studies and mechanistic insights​"


Isabel C. F. R. Ferreira, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal

     "Phenolic compounds as natural alternatives to artificial food additives: colouring, preserving, and bioactive agents"


Richard Mithen, Quadram Institute, UK

       “Toxins in Brassica crops, and why they may be good for us


Giulio Pasinetti, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY, USA

       "Microbiome generated brain bioavailable phenolic compounds and their role in mood disorders"


Kayoko Shimoi, University Shizuoka, Japan

        "Breast cancer metastasis and flavonoids –a role of quercetin in cancer prevention"


Anabela Raymundo, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Portugal

      "Microalgae biomass  as source of bioactive compounds for staple foods production"


Torsten Bohn, Luxembourg Institute of Health,  Luxembourg

      "From Carotenoid Intake to Blood and Tissue Concentrations – Implications for Dietary Intake Recommendations"