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Journal of Pregnancy and Child Health
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Berthold V Koletzko

Berthold V Koletzko Division of Metabolic Diseases and Nutritional Medicine, Dr. von Hauner Children’s Hospital Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Munich, Germany

Biography

Berthold V Koletzko is professor of Pediatrics and head of the Division of Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine at Hauner Children’s Hospital, University of Munich Medical Center, in Munich, Germany. Following work at pediatric departments in South Africa and Tanzania, he qualified in pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital, University of Düsseldorf, Germany. He worked as a post-doc in clinical nutrition and metabolism at the Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada. Koletzko’s research focuses on metabolism and nutrition in childhood, pregnancy and lactation, metabolic diseases and clinical nutrition. He has co-authored more than 750 publications and received numerous awards and honors. He serves as coordinator of Collaborative Research Programmes, including the Early Nutrition Programming of Adult Health project (www.early-nutrition.org), the Multidisciplinary Early Modification of Obesity Risk Project and the EU Research Network on Malnutrition and Outcome in Hospitalized Children. Scientific leadership roles include editor, Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism; associate editor, Current Opinion Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care; chair, Committee on Nutrition of the German Society of Pediatrics; chair, Child Health Foundation; scientific advisor, Forum Early Childhood Advancement of the German Federal Family Minister, Managing Council, National Platform on Nutrition and Physical Activity; chair, Scientific Board of the Federal Government Network for Young Families; scientific advisor, Committee on Environment, Health and Consumer Protection of the European Parliament; past-president, German Society for Nutritional Medicine; and past-chair, ESPGHAN Committee on Nutrition. Select Publications: Larqué E, Demmelmair H, Gil-Sánchez A, Prieto-Sánchez MT, Blanco JE, Pagán A, Faber FL, Zamora S, Parrilla JJ, Koletzko B. Placental transfer of fatty acids and fetal implications. Am J Clin Nutr 2011; in press Nettleton JA, Koletzko B, Hornstra G. ISSFAL 2010 Dinner Debate: Healthy Fats for Healthy Hearts. Annotated Report of a Scientific Discussion. Ann Nutr Metab 2011;58, in press Sijben JW, Goedhart AC, Kamphuis PJGH, Calder PC, Frédéric G, Koletzko B. Is it prudent to add n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids to paediatric enteral tube feeding? Clin Nutr 2010; Dec 20. [Epub ahead of print]
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Nutrition Metabolism Childhood Obesity Nutrients Human Nutrition Clinical Nutrition Nutritional Education Nutrition Assessment Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases Insulin Resistance Metabolic Diseases Lipid Metabolism Body Composition Nutritional Medicine Nutritional Science Malnutrition Child Nutrition Anthropometry Disease Prevention Energy Metabolism Nutritional Biology Non-Communicable Diseases Childhood/Pediatric Obesity Molecular Nutrition Vitamins Human Experimentation Fat Obesity Diet Lipodomics Fatty Acids Neonatology Medicine TOPICS (2)
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