4th International Conference and Exhibition on Nutrition
Nutricia Research, The Netherlands
Patrick Kamphuis is Director Research Elderly Care and Disease at Nutricia Research Centre for Specialized Nutrition in Utrecht, The Netherlands. He is member of the Medical Nutrition R&D board. Patrick Kamphuis studied Animal Sciences at the Wageningen University in Wageningen. He specialised in Neurosciences and Physiology and graduated in 1997. In 2001 he obtained his PhD degree at the Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neurosciences, Department of Medical Pharmacology, University of Utrecht. He joined Danone Research as Scientist and became responsible for various research projects. His major interest is applying science in innovative nutritional concepts, in particular to develop new products for people with neurological and psychiatric disorders. From 2004 onwards he was responsible for the scientific as well as the clinical neuroscience projects, amongst others the Alzheimer’s project. In this position he has contributed to the development of specialized nutritional products for use in several disease areas. In 2008, Patrick Kamphuis was appointed Director Neurology Research at Danone Research. Since 2010 he is combining his responsibilities for the neuroscience team with the management of muscle & metabolism team focusing on disease targeted nutrition R&D programs in different disease areas such as sarcopenia, HIV, oncology and COPD.