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Doctor Mahshid Dehghan

Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton (Canada)

Dr. Dehghan is an Investigator for the Nutrition Epidemiology program at the Population Health Research Institute. She holds two Masters of Clinical Nutrition and Health Research Methodology. She received her doctoral degree in Clinical Nutrition from Newcastle University, England. She completed post-doctoral training in Nutrition Epidemiology at McMaster University. During the last fifteen years, her main focus has been the development of methods to measure dietary intake of individuals around the world. Her main interest is understanding the impact of dietary factors in the cause and prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer. She has published 50 papers and 2 book chapters. Her publication on “Associations of fats and carbohydrate intake with cardiovascular disease and mortality in 18 countries from 5 continents: The PURE study” 2017 the Lancet, was ranked first in 2017 by Digital Science in their annual Altmetric Top 100 research papers published in 2017.

Fat, Carbs, Alcohol - debunking the myths of healthy nutrition

Event: ESC Congress 2018

Topic: Nutrition, Malnutrition and Heart Disease

Session: How – and when – to eat right


Dietary fats are protective but carbohydrates are harmful: First results of the PURE nutrition study on 135,000 people from 18 countries in 5 continents

Event: ESC Congress 2017

Topic: Basic Science

Session: Hot Line: Late-Breaking Registry Results 1


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