Research fellow

Hannah Jilani

Curriculum vitae

Since January 2012: Research associate at BIPS
2012: Masterthesis: Measuring the density of fungiform papillae on the tip of the tongue to determine differences in sensory taste characteristics as well as to explain dietary pattern in children in the context of epidemiological studies
2010-2012: Master of Public Health, Medical School Hanover
2010: Thesis: The relationship between the supply of carbohydrates as well as protein and the sleep duration during early childhood
2006-2007: Studies for Nutritional Schiences, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain
2003-2010: Studies for Nutritional Sciences and Home Economics, University of Bonn

Research interests

Development of taste and food preferences in children
Nutritional Epidemiology
Determination of chronical diseases in childhood and their lifestyle induced influencing factors

Memberships

Projects

Selected publications

  • Presentations at scientific meetings/conferences

  • Jilani H, Intemann T, Buchecker K, Ahrens W, on behalf of the IDEFICS consortium. Bitter-sweet taste perception: Determinants of changes in children's bitter, sweet, salt and umami taste sensitivity. 10. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Epidemiologie (DGEpi), 30. September-2. Oktober 2015, Potsdam.
  • Jilani H, Buchecker K, Lanfer A, Ahrens W, on behalf of the IDEFICS consortium. Children's sensory threshold and preferences - Examples from the IDEFICS study. 6th European Conference on Sensory and Consumer Research, 7-10 September 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Posters at scientific meetings/conferences

  • Jilani H, Buchecker K, Russo P, Ahrens W, on behalf of the IDEFICS consortium. Measuring fungiform papillae density on the tip of the tongue to complement measuring sensory taste function in children. 6th European Conference on Sensory and Consumer Research, 7-10 September 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Jilani H, Pohlabeln H, Buchecker K, De Henauw S, Kourides Y, Lissner L, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Reisch LA, Russo P, Veidebaum T, Ahrens W, on behalf of the IDEFICS consortium. Association between parental attitudes towards advertised food and drink products with their children's taste preferences and their dietary behaviour. 6th European Conference on Sensory and Consumer Research, 7-10 September 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Prizes and awards

  • Förderpreis für Jungsensoriker 2016
  • Reisestipendium DGEpi

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