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Marjolein Visser (NL)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Health Sciences department, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Marjolein Visser is a nutritionist and epidemiologist and professor of Healthy Aging at the Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Science, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Her research interests are nutritional and other lifestyle determinants of healthy aging. Important research areas are malnutrition, obesity, sarcopenia and depression. She is involved in (inter)national aging studies and lifestyle intervention studies and is currently coordinator of three EU projects:  PROMISS - prevention of malnutrition in senior subjects ; MooDFOOD - prevention of depression though food; and the JPI Malnutrition in the Elderly Knowledge Hub MaNuEL.  She is a member of the Health Council of the Netherlands and has authored over 275 scientific publications.