Prof. Wim Saris Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Maastricht (NUTRIM), University of Maastricht, Netherlands

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Biography

Wim H.M. Saris, MD, PhD, is Professor in Human Nutrition at the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands and Corporate Scientist in Human Nutrition at DSM Food Specialties in Delft, The Netherlands. His research emphasis is on the relationship between daily physical activity and energy and substrate balance. He is... read moreactive in the field of general human nutrition, such as bone metabolism, gene-nutrient interaction in the gut and genetic susceptibility in relation to nutrition (nutrigenomics). He is co-ordinator of the EU's 6th framework research project DiOGenes "Diet, Obesity and Genes" which is the largest obesity related research program from the EU's 6th framework program.