Workshop “Public Health Relevance of Drug – Nutrient Interactions”

  • University Medical Center Groningen, Rode Zaal

On April 12, 2016, the University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands, and DSM Nutritional Products will organize the Workshop “Public Health Relevance of Drug – Nutrient Interactions”.

In this meeting, experts in the field will present results from recent studies on interactions between nutrients and pharmaceuticals and will discuss the role of nutrition during pharmaceutical treatment. The workshop will be held on April 12, 2016,  at the University Medical Center Groningen in the Rode Zaal. Attendance is free of charge.

Program Workshop
10.00 – 10.15             Opening

10.15 – 10.45              Malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies as adverse drug reaction in elderly people
                                      Dr. W. van Orten-Luiten, Wageningen University

10.45 – 11.30             Clinical assessment of interactions of drugs with nutrients
                                     Prof. G. Navis, University Medical Center Groningen

11.30 – 12.00             Contraceptives and folate interaction
                                     Prof. P. Weber, DSM Nutritional Products, Basel

12.00 – 12.30             Interaction of vitamin D and vitamin K to prevent calcification
                                     Dr. M.H. de Borst, University Medical Center Groningen

12.30 – 13.30             Lunch

13.30 – 14.15             Omega-3 benefits and interactions
                                     Prof. C. von Schacky, University of Munich

14.15 – 14.45             Drugs and disturbance of microbiota
                                     Dr. A. Zhernakova, University Medical Center Groningen

14.45 – 15.00             Summary and Outlook.
                                    Prof. M. Eggersdorfer, DSM Nutritional Products, Basel

15.00                          Drinks

Please send your registration (name and full address incl. e-mail address and telephone number)  to Mrs. Ellen van Drooge, via, telephone number + 31 (0)50 361 0055.
If you need a hotel room for the night of April 11th, we recommend the NH Hotel at the Hanzeplein 132, Groningen (across the main entrance of the venue).

Reservations:   +31 (0)20 79 56 088
Tel.:                     +31 50 584 8181
Hanzeplein, 132 9713GW Groningen - The Netherlands

Accommodation costs will not be covered by the organization.

We are looking forward meeting you in Groningen!


Healthy Ageing Network