INC World Forum

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INC World Forum

The INC World Forum for Nutrition Research and Dissemination is the international umbrella for scientific research and dissemination related to health, nutrition, nuts and dried fruits. It defines research priorities and promotes research and dissemination grants.

Objectives

PROMOTE To promote research and dissemination projects.
DISSEMINATE To disseminate the consumption of nuts and dried fruits.
ADVISE To define research priorities, advise on scientific awards and monitor calls supported by the INC.

Activities

RESEARCH GRANTS The objective is to fund clinical, epidemiological, basic and/or strategic research that may contribute to enhance the understanding of the health effects of nuts and dried fruits.
DISSEMINATION GRANTS The objective of this Call is to fund projects aimed at increasing the use and consumption of nuts and dried fruits, whenever such projects are beyond the scope of the INC.
SCIENTIFIC AWARD Prioritizing the INC Award for Excellence in Research through the h-index, a number that reflects both the number of publications of a researcher and the number of citations per publication.
INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIA Disseminating the latest research findings (scientific publications) about nuts and dried fruits and health in international scientific symposia.

Members

Chairman: Chairman:
Prof. Jordi Salas Salvadó
Rovira i Virgili University, Spain.
President Delegate INC Executive Committee: President Delegate INC Executive Committee:
Mr. Antonio Pont
INC Honorary President.

Academic Honorary Committee
Task: Defining the priorities and research topics of interest every 2 years.

Dr. David Jenkins Dr. David Jenkins
Director of the Clinical Nutrition Risk Factor
St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Canada.
Dr. Penny Kris-Etherton Dr. Penny Kris-Etherton
Distinguished Professor of Nutrition
The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Prof. Gerhard Rechkemmer Prof. Gerhard Rechkemmer
President and Professor
Max Rubner-Institut, Germany.
Dr. Emilio Ros Dr. Emilio Ros
Director, Lipid Clinic, Endocrinology & Nutrition Service
Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain.
Dr. Joan Sabaté Dr. Joan Sabaté
Chair and Professor, Department of Nutrition
Loma Linda University, California, USA.

Evaluating Nutrition Committee
Tasks: Evaluating project proposals submitted to the INC Calls for Research and Dissemination. Prioritizing the candidates of the INC Award for Excellence in Research every year. Implementing the activities of the Forum according to the guidelines of the INC Executive Committee.

Assoc. Prof. Cesarettin Alasalvar Assoc. Prof. Cesarettin Alasalvar (FIFT), TUBITAK, Turkey.
Dr. Josefina Bressan Dr. Josefina Bressan Federal University of Viçosa, Brazil.
Prof. Catherine Itsiopoulos Prof. Catherine Itsiopoulos Murdoch University, Australia.

 
Dr. Karen Lapsley Dr. Karen Lapsley Almond Board of California, USA.
Dr. Girish B. Maru Dr. Girish B. Maru Advanced Center for Treatment Research and Education in Cancer, Tata Memorial Cancer Centre, India.
Prof. Anoop Misra Prof. Anoop Misra Fortis Centre of Excellence for Diabetes, Metabolic Diseases & Endocrinology, India.
Ms. Maureen Ternus Ms. Maureen Ternus INC Nutrition Research and Education Foundation, USA.
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