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Prof Mary Fewtrell
30 Guilford Street
Tel: 2079052389
Fax: 2078319903
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  • Professor of Paediatric Nutrition
  • Population, Policy & Practice Dept
  • UCL GOS Institute of Child Health
  • Faculty of Pop Health Sciences
Research Themes
Research Summary

My research spans the key strategic areas of paediatric nutrition, but with a particular focus in specific areas:

1. Nutrition and bone health - nutritional programming of bone health - methodological issues relating to the assessment of bone mass in children - bone health in children with a variety of diseases

2. Body composition and obesity - primary prevention, treatment - methodological aspects of body composition measurement in infants and children

3. Infant nutrition - Human lactation. - design of infant formula, including health impact of specific ingredients such as LCPUFA - Complementary feeding and the duration of exclusive breastfeeding  

4. Infant growth and its association with later health

Academic Background
2000   Doctor of Medicine University of Cambridge
1989   Member of the Royal College of Physicians Royal College of Physicians
1988   Diploma of Child Health Royal College of Physicians
1986   Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery University of Oxford
1986   Master of Arts (Hons) University of Cambridge
1983   Bachelor of Arts (Honours) University of Cambridge
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