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Ph.d.-forsvar — Marie Nygaard Teisen is defending her PhD thesis: Effects of n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids on neuropsychological function in children. Investigating effects of oily fish consumption on cognition, emotions, behavior and stress in healthy 8-9-year-old boys and girls.
Date & Time:
Festauditoriet 1-01, Bülowsvej 17. 1870 Frederiksberg C
Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports
13 March 2019, 13:00
Festauditoriet 1-01, Bülowsvej 17, 1870 Frederiksberg C
Associate professor Mads Fiil Hjort (chair), Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Consultant Ingrid Bergliot Helland National Hospital Oslo Norway, Norway.
Senior Scientist Jeannine Baumgartner Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zürich, Switzerland.
Professor Lotte Lauritzen, Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sport, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
PhD Jannie Niclasen, Steno Diabetes Center, Copenhagen and Frederiksbøj Dagbehandlingsskole, Copenhagen, Denmark.
About the thesis
The PhD study investigates effects of omega-3 fatty acids provided through oily fish on cognition, emotions, behavior and stress in healthy children with a focus on potential sex differences.
This was investigated in the FiSK Junior study, which was a two-arm parallel RCT in which 199 healthy Danish 8-9-year-old children were randomized to consume ~300 g/week oily fish or poultry (control) for 12±2 weeks.