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ILSI is proud to bring together thousands of world-class scientific leaders to address scientific topics from many different perspectives. We know that public-private partnerships are important because diverse perspectives make research stronger. This multi-sector approach to tackling scientific questions ensures representation of a variety of viewpoints and helps to create robust processes for research, risk assessment, educational activities, and capacity building.

COVID-19 / Importance of Nutrition in Supporting Immune System

Date: April 28th, 2020 (90 minutes)
Cost: Free

  1. Who is ILSI? Stéphane Vidry, PhD, Director of Operations, ILSI Global, USA, 10 minutes.
  2. How Immune System Works. Christian Marin-Muller, PhD, MSc, CEO Speratum and National Center of Technology of Costa Rica, CR, 25 minutes.
  3. Nutritional Modulation of Immune Function. Simin Nikbin Meydani, PhD, D.V.M., Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, and School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University, USA, 25 minutes.
  4. Q&As: 30 minutes.

Watch the recording: https://youtu.be/4tBKNnmHn24

COVID-19 / Nutrition in Immune Response Against Viral Infection

Date: May 5th, 2020 (90 minutes)
Cost: Free

  1. Who is ILSI? Stéphane Vidry, PhD, Director of Operations, ILSI Global, USA. 10 minutes.
  2. Nutrition and Antiviral Immunity.Philip Calder, PhD, DPhil, RNutr, FSB, FAfn, BSc. (Hons), Professor of Nutritional Immunology within Medicine at the University of Southampton, UK. 25 minutes.
  3. Vitamin D and Acute Respiratory Infections. Adrian R. Martineau, PhD, Professor of Respiratory Infection and Immunity at Queen Mary University of London, UK, 25 minutes.
  4. Q&As: 30 minutes.

Watch the recording: https://youtu.be/NNnHJ-fOs8o