Scientific Advisory Board

Our advisory board is a group of world-renowned clinical and research experts in the field of nutrition who play a key role in helping us shape our scientific knowledge. This enables us to develop innovative, plant-based products that support healthy growth and development in children and for the parents we serve.
Dr. Jon A Vanderhoof
Pediatric Gastroenterologist at Boston Children's Hospital Senior Lecturer in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, USA Former Vice President, Global Medical Affairs at Mead Johnson Nutrition
Prof. Ra'anan Shamir
Professor of Pediatrics, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University Chairman, Institute of Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Liver Diseases, Schneider Children's Medical Center, Past President of ESPGHAN – European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition
Prof. Hania Szajewska
Professor and Chair of the Department of Paediatrics at the Medical University of Warsaw Past General Secretary of the ESPGHAN - European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Dr. Yvan Vandenplas
Pediatric Gastroenterologist at Boston Children's Hospital Senior Lecturer in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, USA Former Vice President, Global Medical Affairs at Mead Johnson Nutrition
Prof. Carina Venter
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Allergy/Immunology at the Children's Hospital Colorado and University of Colorado Denver

Dr. Olle Hernell
Professor emeritus and former head of pediatrics at the department of Clinical Sciences, Umeå University, Sweden. He is a former member of the committee of Nutrition as well as the Council of the European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) and former chair of the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences´ National Committee on Nutrition and Food Sciences. He is one of the founders and the present CMO of Lipum AB.
Dr. Bo Lönnerdal
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Nutrition & Internal Medicine. Department of Nutrition & Program in International and Community Nutrition. He has an active research program in pediatric nutrition at University of California, Davis. He has mentored a large number of undergraduate and graduate students, as well as post-doctoral scholars and visiting scientists from all over the world. He received his master’s and doctorate degrees in biochemistry from University of Uppsala in Sweden, and has been professor at UCD since 1980.
Dr. Carlos Lifschitz
Associate Physician at the Italian Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina. A member of International Editorial Board of the journal Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (JPGN). author of 95 peer reviewed publications and 2 books.

Prof. Ron Shaoul
Director of the Pediatric Gastroenterology Unit at Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital, Haifa, Israel. He is a Member of the ESPGHAN Porto pediatric IBD working group and a Clinical Associate Professor in Pediatrics at the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine and a member of the European Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Working Group. He has authored about 120 peer-reviewed articles, and is a reviewer for prestigious journals in the field of pediatrics and gastroenterology.