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Summer Event Food & Health

When:Tu 11-07-2017 11:00 - 19:30
Where:Tresoar, Boterhoek 1, Leeuwarden
Food & Health
Food & Health

The Graduate School Campus Fryslân kindly invites you to join this year’s Summer Event on 11 July 2017.

During this event the programme of the UG/Campus Fryslân research domain Food & Health, that has been developed in collaboration with the University Medical Center Groningen and the Medical Center Leeuwarden, will be presented.

The programme of the day consists of four speakers in the morning and three workshops in the afternoon.


Prof. Gerjan Navis, Lifestyle Medicine, Neprologhy, UMCG
Tackling obesity and malnutrition in Fryslân - analysis of regional food habits as a basis for personalized management

Dr. Martina Sura-de Jong
, Microbiologist, Van Hall Larenstein
Role of microbiota in health and disease

Prof. Folkert Kuipers
, Pediatrics, Liver and Intestinal function, UMCG
Bile acids - beyond intestinal soap

Dr. Marloes Emous
, surgeon, MCL
Bariatric surgery and metabolic complications


  1. Bariatric surgery – Dr. André van Beek, Endocrinologist
    Workshop abstract
  2. Bile acids - beyond intestinal soapProf. Folkert Kuipers
    Workshop abstract
  3. Regional food habits as predictor of obesity/malnutrition development – Prof. Gerjan Navis
    Workshop abstract


Click here for the full pdf version of the programme.

10.30 Registration and coffee
11.00 Opening
11.15 Speaker 1: Martina Sura
12.00 Speaker 2: Folkert Kuipers
12.45 Lunch
13.45 Speaker 3: Gerjan Navis
14.30 Speaker 4: Marloes Emous
15.15 Break
15.45 Workshops
17.00 Drinks and dinner


Date: 11 July 2017
Time: 11.00am – 7.30pm
Location: Tresoar, Boterhoek 1, Leeuwarden
We are pleased to announce that this Summer Event is open for all and lunch and dinner are included.

Entrance is free of charge, however, due to limited amount of seats we ask you to please register for this event.