Paediatric and International Nutrition – University of Copenhagen

Paediatric and International Nutrition

In the field of international nutrition the group has special expertise in performing studies in developing countries for the purpose of establishing a scientific basis for development programmes that may contribute to alleviating malnutrition.

To name a few examples: we have, in collaboration with local partners, examined the effects of diet and micronutrient supplementation on growth and nutrient status in pregnant women and children; and examined the relation between nutritional status and infections (TB, HIV) in populations with poor living conditions.

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  • Fascinated by fish


    Camilla Trab Damsgaard, Associate Professor in child nutrition at the University of Copenhagen’s Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports will receive the SCIENCE Dissemination Award 2017 for being the initiator and research leader of the FiSK project - a collaborative project between the University of Copenhagen and four Danish aquariums.  »

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