Gilberto Kac, Ph.D.

Gilberto Kac

Professor, Department of Nutrition, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Research Interests

Dr. Kac's research program comprises projects on maternal and child nutrition with emphasis on (1) the association of nutritional biomarkers on maternal mental health and perinatal outcomes; (2) human milk bioactive compounds and it's effect on infant growth and development; and (3) consequences of inadequate gestational weight gain on maternal and child outcomes.

Selected Publications