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"A New Era in Understanding How Nutrigenetics and Nutrition Shape Cognitive Development" by Carol Cheatham, Associate Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience, Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Topics
neuroscience, nutrigenetics, nutrition and cognitive development
Sponsor
Neuroscience Program
Location
Beckman Institute, Room 1005
Date
Oct 16, 2018   4:00 - 5:00 pm  
Speaker
Carol Cheatham
Contact
Stephen Fleming
E-Mail
sflemin2@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
Neuroscience Program Seminars
The brain is fueled by nutrition; individual needs for nutrients are, in part, based on genetics. Dr. Cheatham will present data from an infant electrophysiology study that will illustrate two points: maternal genetics are an important consideration in infant brain development, and nutrients work synergistically to support brain function.
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