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Final Conference of POSITIVe

27 February 2018

Final Conference
Final Conference of POSITIVe

Final conference of the Action- September, 25-26th 2018 (Lisboa, Portugal)

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NOVA University rectory building

Campus de Campolide, Lisboa


Registration to the COST Conference is open to everybody and is available at
Registration fees: 50 euros (for everybody)- By bank transfer only

Program Overview - Final Conference

25th September (9h00-17h30)

- Main Findings from POSITIVe: Major determinants involved in interindividual variations in plant food bioactives ADME and cardiometabolic responses (Detailled session available soon)

- Round Table "Future for plant food bioactives in precision nutrition"

26th September (9h30-17h00)

- Recent advances in research on interindividual variability and interesting perspectives in the field of personalized nutrition

Confirmed invited speakers:

Pr Eileen Gibney (UC Dublin, Ireland) : « Main findings from Food 4Me - Next steps »
Pr Baukje de Roos (Rowett Institute, UK): « Personalized intervention: a precision approach for the next generation of intervention studies »
Pr Anne Marie Minihanne (East Anglia Univ, UK)  : “ Key determinants of flavonoids absorption and subsequent metabolism of a mixed dietary flavonoid source – COB Study”
Pr Ben van Ommen (TNO, NL) "The role of personalised nutrition in the prevention and treatment of metabolic disease"
Pr Paul Franks (Lund University- Diabete Center. Sweden) "Lifestyle in the context of precision medicine"
Pr Wim Verbeke (Univ Ghent, Belgium) "Personal determinants of consumers’ healthy and sustainable food choices"

- Discussion on personalized nutrition and health with panel of stakeholders

About 2nd FBH

The Final Conference of POSITIVe is organized as a satellite of the 2nd conference on Food Bioactives and Health (Website).
POSITIVe participants can submit their abstracts to FBHC until the 15 June at

One-day registration at FBH is possible for POSITIVe members :

  • students 100€
  • academic 200€
  • Industry 300€

For registration just for one day please contact FBHC organizing committee (

Practical Information for POSITIVe partners

For additionnal information, please contact the Local Organizers of these events:

Dr. Claudia Nunes-dos Santos ( (iBET, Oeiras, Portugal)
Dr. Maria Bronze (FFU Lisboa, Portugal)
Dr. Paula Pinto (IPS-ESA, Santarem, Portugal)