Boston to Bangalore Nutrition Collaboration (BBNC) 2014

01/19/2014 - 02/01/2014 Bangalore, India

Nutrition Innovation Lab supports 4-5 students from our work sites in Africa and Asia to attend this collaborative in Bangalore.  Numerous students apply to attend, but only a hand-full are selected.  This Collaborative focuses on research methods and assists the students and researchers in getting the most out of their time in the field.

Read more about the Boston to Bangalore Nutrition Collaboration through this report.

You can view the presentations made by top researchers here:

Topics Speaker Youtube Link
1 Using the Internet to Extract evidence Tony Raj, MD – St John’s Research Institute http://youtu.be/hgbS807TZ4k
2 Introduction to Nutrition and Global Health-S. Ghosh Shibani Ghosh, PhD – Tufts University  http://youtu.be/X2aNM3flJvY
3 Nutritional Biochemistry-Kurpad Anura Kurpad, MD, PhD – St John’s Research Institute http://youtu.be/S7ecZVWS8vs
4 Scientific Manuscript and Proposal Development
Duggan, Bosch
Christopher Duggan, MD, M.P.H and Ronald Bosch, PhD – Harvard School of Public Health http://youtu.be/HT3hJNFh5y0
5 Principles of Biostatistics-Thomas, Bosch Tinku Thomas, PhD – St John’s Research Institute and Ronald Bosch, PhD – Harvard School of Public Health http://youtu.be/MVgZW1li5ws
6 Nutritional Assessment – Duggan, R. Raj Christopher Duggan, MD, M.P.H – Harvard School of Public Health and Dr.Rebecca Raj, PhD – St John’s Research Institute http://youtu.be/bbDhrAN0KJg
7 Statistical Techniques for Nutritional Studies – Part 1
Bosch, Thomas
Ronald Bosch, PhD – Harvard School of Public Health and Tinku Thomas, M.Sc, PhD – St John’s Research Institute http://youtu.be/t50peCVbdcg
8 Evidence around Nutritional Intervention – S. Ghosh Shibani Ghosh, PhD – Tufts University http://youtu.be/L6Xai9rQc1g
9 Infectious Disease Epidemiology – Prem Mony Prem Mony, MD – St John’s Research Institute http://youtu.be/8u0lAuy3BB8
10 Survey Design & Data Collection – Thomas, Bosch Tinku Thomas, PhD – St John’s Research Institute and Ronald Bosch, PhD – Harvard School of Public Health http://youtu.be/K8u77QkTOrE
11 Ethics in Nutritional Interventions -Cash Richard Cash, MD, MPH – Harvard School of Public Health  http://youtu.be/oMynMZYNM4E
12 Statistical Techniques for Nutritional Studies – Part 2
Thomas, Bosch
Tinku Thomas, PhD – St John’s Research Institute and Ronald Bosch, PhD – Harvard School of Public Health http://youtu.be/FQP4lXA4lBc
13 Practical Aspects of Running a Clinical Trial – Shankar, Bosch Anuraj Shankar, DSc and Ronald Bosch, PhD-   Harvard School of Public Health  http://youtu.be/MLldGEGwMOI
14 Obesity & Chronic Disease Epidemiology
Vaz
Mario Vaz, MD – St John’s Research Institute http://youtu.be/Cq6KNbDjvXc
15 Nutritional Physiology and Body Composition
Kurpad
Anura Kurpad, MD, PhD – St John’s Research Institute http://youtu.be/GDwt6ziFayk
16 Childhood Obesity
Vaz
Mario Vaz, MD – St John’s Research Institute http://youtu.be/qRGcedSLN0I
17 Implementation Research
Shankar
Anuraj Shankar, DSc – Harvard School of Public Health http://youtu.be/VjjibPmB-hg
18 Physical Activity Intervention
Vaz
Mario Vaz, MD – St John’s Research Institute http://youtu.be/wnxuXfIgqwY
19 Physical Activity Assessment
Swaminathan
Sumathi Swaminathan, PhD – St John’s Research Institute http://youtu.be/qMBhQDHpGCU
20 Lipid Biochemistry
Indu Mani
Indu Mani, PhD – St John’s Research Institute http://youtu.be/-l9Gqg66S_8
21 Molecular Nutrition
Sridhar, Prabhu
T.S. Sridhar, MBBS, PhD and Jyothi Prabhu, MBBS –   St John’s Research Institute http://youtu.be/Puw8phFQrRg
22 Nutrition & Infection -Duggan, Kurpad Christopher Duggan, MD, MPH – Harvard School of Public Health and Anura Kurpad, MD, PhD – St John’s Research Institute http://youtu.be/OBJ8VbuIZ6k