5TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NUTRITION AND GROWTH
Join us in Paris, 1-3 March, 2018 to be a part of this growing interdisciplinary and international community.
Abstract submission deadline is extended. Submit an abstract today!
NEW extended submission deadline is Monday, 30 October, 2017.
Welcome to the Nutrition & Growth Network!
We anticipate that the Nutrition and Growth Network will become the premiere online community for health professionals in the field of pediatric nutrition.
The Network provides fans the opportunity to exchange knowledge about pediatric nutrition, network with colleagues and take advantage of the added benefit of being a part of an exclusive online social network.
This network is just in the beginning stages and we look forward to your contributions in helping it grow.
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