Agnes Siew Ling Tey, Senior Lead, Clinical Science and Nutrition; PhD, MSc

Abbott Nutrition R&D

Nutrition-focused Strategies to Prevent and Treat Malnutrition in Older Community-dwelling Adults and Resulting Positive Outcomes on the Health Care System

Speaker/Chair Bio:

Agnes Siew Ling Tey, Ph.D., is a Senior Lead at the Nutrition Research & Development Center for Asia Pacific in Abbott. Her research focuses on innovative dietary approaches for the prevention and management of malnutrition, cardiometabolic diseases, and obesity. Since joining Abbott in 2016, Agnes has provided overall scientific leadership in her roles as the Study Chair and Lead Scientist for the Strengthening Health In ELDerly through nutrition (SHIELD) study, and several randomized controlled trials in individuals with diabetes. Her extensive experience in nutrition research includes clinical studies for diverse populations and areas of investigation such as malnutrition in the older adults, diabetes and cardiometabolic risk. Prior to Abbott, Agnes was a Research Fellow with the Clinical Nutrition Research Centre at the Singapore Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). Agnes has contributed to more than 50 publications, including international peer-reviewed journals, a book chapter, and an evidence-based position statement for the National Heart Foundation of New Zealand. She is also an editor and reviewer for several scientific journals. Agnes completed her PhD in Human Nutrition and conducted her postdoctoral research at the University of Otago, New Zealand, where she also received her Master’s in Human Nutrition with distinction.