Best of ASPEN Awards

For each of the ASPEN Nutrition Science & Practice Conference primary abstract categories: Parenteral Nutrition; Enteral Nutrition; Malnutrition/Obesity/Nutrition Practice Concepts and Issues; Critical Care; GI and other metabolic-related topics; and Pediatric/Neonatal/Pregnancy/Lactation, the presenting author of the top-scoring abstract will be acknowledged with a certificate and the abstract will be published in the ASPEN conference issue of the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. Vars candidates are ineligible for these awards.

 

Congratulations to the 2020 Best of the ASPEN Nutrition Science & Practice Conference Winners

 

BEST OF ASPEN-CRITICAL CARE TOPICS

766578 - Supplemental Parenteral Nutrition Improves Recovery of Functional Independence in with Low Muscle Mass and GLIM-Malnutrition Criteria

Paul Wischmeyer, MD, EDIC, FASPEN1; Xuran Jiang2; Jeroen Molinger1; Rosemary Kozar, M.D., PhD3; Andrew Day, MSc4; Daren Heyland, MD, MSC5

1Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina; 2Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario; 3University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland; 4Clinical Evaluation Research Unit (CERU), Queens University, kingston, Ontario; 5Queen's University, Lethbridge, Alberta

BEST OF ASPEN-ENTERAL TOPICS 

M96 - Disruption of Common Microbial Populations Critical in Success of Exclusive Enteral Nutrition

Joseph Runde, D.O.1; Murat Eren, PhD1

1University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

BEST OF ASPEN-GI AND OTHER METABOLIC TOPICS

764039 - A specialized nutritional formulation protects against memory deficits induced by intracerebroventricular infusion of amyloid-ß peptide oligomers (AßOs) in mice

Luciana Siqueira, M.Sc.1; Ana Paula Celes2; Hellin dos Santos, M.Sc.2; Sergio Ferreira, PhD3

1Institute of Biomedical Science, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de janeiro, Rio de Janeiro; 2Prodiet Clinical Nutrition, Curitiba, Parana; 3Institute of Biophysics Carlos Chagas Filho & Institute of Medical Biochemistry Leopoldo de Meis, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro

BEST OF ASPEN-MALNUTRITION, OBESITY, AND PRACTICE CONCEPTS

744928 - Improved Muscle Strength, Nutritional Status and Reduced Mortality Risk in Malnourished, Older, Hospitalized Older Adult COPD Patients Treated With a Specialized Oral Nutritional Supplement: Sub-Group Analysis of The NOURISH Study

Nicolaas Deutz, MD, PhD1; Thomas Ziegler, MD, MS2; Eric Matheson, MD3; Laura Matarese, PhD, RDN4; Kelly Tappenden, PhD, RD5; Geraldine baggs, PhD6; Jeffrey Nelson, PhD6; Menghua Luo, MD, PhD6; Refaat Hegazi, MD, PhD, MPH, MBA6, 8; Satya Jonnalagadda, PhD, MBA, RDN7

1Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas; 2Emory University Department of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia; 3Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina; 4East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina; 5University of Illinois, Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; 6Abbott Nutrition, Columbus, Ohio; 7Abbott Nutrition, New Albany, Ohio; 8Mansoura University Faculty of Medicine, Egypt.

BEST OF ASPEN-PARENTERAL TOPICS

753274 - Impact of parenteral infusion of fish oil containing lipid emulsion on lipid peroxidation and antioxidant defenses in rat liver

Ronaldo Oliveira Filho, RD1; ALWEYD TESSER DE MORAIS2; FELIPE GARCIA GUTIERRES APROBATO2; ERIKA MIDORI TAMANAHA2; MARCIA DE SOUZA ANTUNES2; PRISCILA CASARIN GARLA2; Raquel Torrinhas, PhD3; Dan Waitzberg, PhD3

1Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo - FMUSP, Sao paulo, Sao Paulo; 2FMUSP, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo; 3University of São Paulo / School of Medicine / Laboratory of Nutrition and Metabolic Surgery of Gastrointestinal Tract, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo

BEST OF ASPEN-PEDIATRIC AND NEONATAL TOPICS

749295 - The Impact of Daily Probiotics on the Incidence and Severity of Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Very Low Birth Weight Infants

Jessica Que, BSc1; Julia Panczuk, MD1; Hannah Piper, MD, FACS, FRCSC1

1University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia

Requirements & Eligibility:

  • Awards are selected by ASPEN’s Abstract Review Committee, there is no requirement to apply for these awards.
  • All submitted abstracts are eligible, including Encore submissions. Authors of winning encore abstracts must obtain re-print permission from the copyright holder. 
  • Top scoring presenting authors are eligible regardless of preferred presentation type (oral vs. poster)
  • All presenting authors are eligible, regardless of career stage.
  • Abstract may receive Best of ASPEN and additionally designation as Abstract of Distinction. 
  • Vars candidates are ineligible for this award.
To be considered, submit your abstracts here.