• Philip Calder

    Vice President

    Philip Calder is Professor of Nutritional Immunology within the Human Development and Health Academic Unit of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Southampton in the UK. He has broad interests in nutritional modulation of immunity, inflammation and cardiometabolic disease risk. Much of his work has been devoted to exploring the metabolism and functionality of fatty acids with an emphasis on the roles of omega-3 fatty acids. Professor Calder has received several awards for his work including the Sir David Cuthbertson Medal (1995), the Nutricia International Award (2007), the ESPEN Cuthbertson Lecture (2008), the Louisiana State University Chancellor’s Award in Neuroscience and Medicine (2011), the German Society for Fat Research’s Normann Medal (2012), the American Oil Chemists’ Society Ralph Holman Lifetime Achievement Award (2015) and the British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition’s Pennington Lecture (2015). He has served on many committees of professional societies and was for three years President of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (2009-2012). He is currently Chair of the Scientific Committee of the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) and President-Elect of the (UK) Nutrition Society. Professor Calder was Editor-in-Chief of the British Journal of Nutrition from 2006 to 2013 and he is currently an Associate Editor of Clinical Science, of Journal of Nutrition, of Clinical Nutrition, of Lipids, and of Nutrition Research. He is a member of the several other Editorial Boards of journals in the nutrition, clinical science and lipidology fields. He is currently Chair of two ILSI Europe Expert Groups and serves on the ILSI Europe Scientific Advisory Committee. Professor Calder is listed as an ISI Highly Cited Researcher, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology and a Fellow of the Association for Nutrition.