Dr Femke Hannes is a scientist holding a doctoral degree in Biomedical Sciences focusing on human health. Clinical research and diagnostics have been an area of focus for her for many years. Currently, Dr Hannes is the Regional Lead for Nutrition, Science and Advocacy at DSM Nutritional Products for the Asia Pacific region. In her role, she is responsible for communicating scientific evidence of different health benefits and building a strong network of key influencers in the scientific, medical and clinical research communities. Through collaboration with different partners, Dr Hannes seeks to drive innovation (clinical research) within DSM Nutritional Products in APAC. Dr. Hannes has been an invited speaker at several international symposiums and has co-authored several scientific publications.
Ageing is all too often associated with negative connotations, but there are plenty of reasons for optimism. This panel discussion examines how the latest findings in research, greater scientific understanding of the ageing process, advances in product development and growing consumer awareness of health and well-being can all play a part to ensure that older age is something to look forward to rather than dread.