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Our Speakers

VegMed is known for bringing together internationally renowned speakers presenting the very best and most up-to-date research.

We are delighted to welcome an international and exquisite line-up of speakers to VegMed 2020. Specialists in their field, the speakers will share with you their latest findings. Coming to VegMed from a variety of disciplines, VegMed 2020 is not to be missed.

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Prof. Dr. Alfred Längler

Panel discussion: Plant based nutrition during childhood – between hype, hysteria and households

Amelie Kahl

Vegan nutrition and irritable bowel syndrome [sponsored talk]

Prof. Dr. Andreas Michalsen

Food as medicine

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Watzl

Panel discussion: Plant-based nutrition during childhood – between hype, hysteria and households

Dr. Bianca Schwennen

Orthorexia – restrictive eating behaviour or healthy pleasure?

Brenda Davis, R.D.

Nourish: Plant-Based Diets for Children

Carolin Wiedmann

Panel discussion: Plant-based nutrition during childhood – between hype, hysteria and households

Prof. Dr. Carsten Büning

Vegan nutrition and irritable bowel syndrome [sponsored talk]

PD Dr. Christian S. Keßler

Prof. Dr. Clemens von Schacky

Omega-3 fatty acids: myths and reality. Time for scientific facts on supply and vegan nutrition. [sponsored talk]

Dr. Conor Kerley

Plant-based nutrition and heart failure

Edith Gätjen

Eating with children – education and relationship

Eliska Selinger, M.D.

Workshop: Plant-based nutrition, research – and you: a practical approach to your scientific career

Dr. Eva Katharina Kühner

Animal experimentation in science and research – overview and link to health and nutrition

Prof. François Mariotti

Protein in plant-based diets: classical and emerging topics

Dr. Gemma Newman

Discussion: Plant-based nutrition in daily medical practice: perspectives from Great Britain and Germany

Prof. Dr. Georg Seifert

Panel discussion: Plant-based nutrition during childhood – between hype, hysteria and households

Jennifer Trilk, M.D.

Mechanisms of nutrition in the development, prevention, and reversal of chronic disease.

Prof. Dr. Krasimira Aleksandrova

Plant-based nutrition: the way towards a healthy immune system

Dr. Marco Springmann

The healthiness and sustainability of national and global food-based dietary guidelines: a modeling study

Prof. Dr. Markus Keller

Panel discussion: Plant-based nutrition during childhood - between hype, hysteria and households
Talk: The latest findings on vegan and vegetarian nutrition

Dr. Martin Herrmann

Medical emergency climate crisis – climate change as a health hazard

Dr. Mary Yannakoulia

Mediterranean plant-based diet and cognitive decline

Prof. Dr. Matin Qaim

Food system resilience

Dr. Matthias Riedl

Change of paradigms: treating the metabolic syndrome with optimised plant-based nutrition

Michael Greger, M.D.

How not to diet – evidence-based weight loss

Michael P. Blasius

A guide for plant-based food in hospitals and health institutions and how to implement it

Dr. Nico Steckhan

To supplement or not to supplement? Survey results from a medical congress on plant-based nutrition

Niklas Oppenrieder

The Physicians Association for Nutrition: Let’s transform healthcare! The 2021 agenda and beyond

Nikolai Pushkarev

Public health nutrition in the EU

Dr. Peter von Philipsborn

An introduction to public health nutrition

Dr. Reyes Tirado

Which role does our food system play in the emergence of zoonotic diseases and subsequent pandemics?

Dr. Shama Virani

Evaluating the role of vitamin B12 in lung cancer using multiple sources of evidence

Dr. Shireen Kassam

The role of nutrition in cancer prevention and treatment

Sonja Schönberg

Learning from pioneers: plant-based nutrition on hospital menus

Team Sherzai

Live an Unforgettable Life: How to Avoid Alzheimer's and Build a Better Brain

Thomas Voß

Learning from pioneers: plant-based nutrition on hospital menus

Dr. ir. Trudy Voortman

Diet in life-course and its impact on epigenetics

Uta Köpcke

Workshop: Finding nutritional therapy in the jungle of the German healthcare system

VegMed Berlin 2020 Partner

Physicians Association for Nutrition
ProVeg International

VegMed Berlin 2020 Sponsoren