Coordinator: Professor Bert Koletzko
The purpose of the working group is to bring together ESPGHAN members who share a common goal in Early Nutrition Research aiming at improving long-term health of children.
The specific aims the Working Group on Early Nutrition Research will explore include:
- research opportunities
- enhancing collaborative research in the field and preparing a platform for joint grant applications
- writing position papers
- lobbying for research funding in this area, particularly through ESPGHAN and UEG at the European level.
Position paper published by the working group:
- Attrition In Long-Term Nutrition Research Studies: A Commentary by the ESPGHAN Early Nutrition Research Working Group.
The following position papers is currently being prepared by members of the working group:
- The use of incentives in childhood nutrition research (led by Prof. Natasa Fidler Mis)