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Concurrent session - Development and evaluation of novel biomarkers of micronutrient status (Part 1)
Thursday, June 5, 10:30-12:00

Introduction/Overview of potential new biomarkers and approaches identified by BOND Expert Panel Reviews - Daniel Raiten

Hepcidin screening to guide iron supplementation in African children - Sant-Rayn Pasricha

Proxy markers of serum retinol concentration, used alone and in combination, to assess population vitamin A status in Kenyan children - Elise F. Talsma

Simplified approaches for estimating vitamin A stores and ‚-carotene bioconversion in humans - Georg Lietz

A randomized controlled zinc supplementation trial to evaluate biomarkers of zinc status of adult women in rural Sidama, southern Ethiopia - Barbara Stoecker

Malaria infection affects the interpretation of biomarkers of iron and vitamin A status, even after adjusting for systemic inflammation, but does not affect plasma zinc concentrations - K. Ryan Wessells

Chair:†Daniel Raiten, NIH, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD, USA