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AFAR Hosts Symposium on Optimal Protein Intake for Older Adults

Apr 11
2013

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On April 5, 2013, approximately fifty academics, clinicians, and representatives from government and industry gathered in New York for an AFAR symposium on optimal protein intake for older adults. Participants explored issues surrounding determining and facilitating optimal protein intake for older adults. The event was co-organized by a planning committee of Elena Volpi, MD, PhD, Daisy Emery Allen Distinguished Chair in Geriatric Medicine; Director, UTMB Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center; and Associate Director, Institute for Translational Sciences; University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Rosemary Riley, PhD, LD, Senior Manager, Abbott Nutrition, and Bryan Helwig, PhD, Director of Nutrition Research, Dairy Research Institute. Support for the event was provided by Abbott Nutrition Health Institute, the Dairy Research Institute, PepsiCo, and DuPont. Please contact Ashby Andrews with any questions about the event.





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