UGENT, BELGIUM

Universiteit Gent

KEY STAFF:
Prof. Stefaan de Henauw
www.ugent.be

The University of Ghent hosts within the Department of Public Health a highly qualified nutrition unit with a multidisciplinary research scope, uniting expertise from medicine, biomedical and nutrition sciences, epidemiology, public health, health economy and local politics (see www.publichealth.ugent.be ).

Our involvement

by Prof. Stefaan de Henauw

This research unit is involved in EU projects: HELENA, IDEFICS, EEN project and the EU FP7 "Toy Box". This multidisciplinary research platform has a unique potential for groundbreaking research in obesity prevention.