Nick Bellissimo and Julia Totosy de Zepetnek (2016). Hunger Games: Nutrition, Activity & Appetite. Partners in Research (Webinar + Twitter). March 24, 2016.


  Yesudas Gudivada, Derick Rousseau, Costin Antonescu, Nick Bellissimo (2016). Evaluation of a Static In Vitro Digestion Model for Determination of the Glycemic Index of Commonly Consumed Carbohydrate-Containing Foods (Poster Presentations). Proceedings of the Canadian Nutrition Society Conference. May 5-7, 2016. Ottawa, Ontario Canada.


  Qing Guo, Nick Bellissimo, and Derick Rousseau (2016). Role of Gel Structure in Controlling Lipid Digestion of Emulsion Gels (Oral Presentation). Proceedings of the 13th International Hydrocolloids Conference. May 16-20, 2016. Guelph, Ontario Canada.


  Nick Bellissimo (2015). Effect of Macronutrient Composition on Subjective Appetite, Food Intake and Body Weight in Children. American Society for Nutrition: Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition, December 4-6, 2015 Long Beach, California, USA.


  Nick Bellissimo (2015). Does Macronutrient Composition of the Diet Matter for Obesity? School of Nutrition Lunch and Learn Series. October 29, 2015. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


  Tammy Fansabedian, Melissa Da Silva, Kerry Miller, Stephanie Cassin, Nick Bellissimo (2015). Effects of Increasing the Egg Protein Content at Breakfast on Subjective Appetite, Food Intake and Glycemic Response in Children (Poster Presentation). Proceedings of TOS, Los Angeles, CA, November 2015.


  Vincent CH Wong*, Fernanda Veloz, Melissa Da Silva, Kerry Miller, Stephanie Cassin, Nick Bellissimo(2015). Effect of Dietary Protein at Breakfast on Satiety and Thermic Effect of Food in Normal Weight and Overweight/Obese Children (Poster Presentation). Proceedings of TOS, Los Angeles, CA, November 2015.


  M Baker, B Gladanac, K Miller, M Da Silva, M Constantino, T Sharif, N Bellissimo (2015). Effect of pre-meal active video game playing on subjective appetite and short-term food intake in 9-14 year old children. Dietitians of Canada Conference, Quebec City, QB, Canada, June 2015.


  Nick Bellissimo and Sana Baradaran-Dilmaghani (2015). A Focus on Policies to Improve Vitamin D Status in Women. Fourth Iranian International Conference on Women’s Health. May 21, 2015. Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran.


  Nick Bellissimo (2015). Debate on Bodyweight Regulation: Nutrition vs. Physical Activity. Canadian Obesity Network, Students and New Professionals (York University Chapter). February 10, 2015. Toronto, Ontario Canada


  Nick Bellissimo (2014). Panel Discussant. Dietary Guidance for Children and Youth in the U.S. Baylor College of Medicine Roundtable, Science and Policy: Adopting a Fruitful Vegetable Encounter for Our Children. November 10-11, 2014. Chicago, Illinois.


  Gheller, B.J.F., Gheller, M., Li, A., A., Anini, Y., Bellissimo, N., Hamilton, J., Glanville, T., Anderson, G.H. and Luhovyy, B.L. (2014). The effect of dairy and non-dairy snacks on glycaemia in overweight/obese boys. Dietitians of Canada Annual Conference, Ottawa, ON, June 2014.


  Brandon Gheller, Marcy McCormick, Athena Li, N. Theresa Glanville, Younes Anini, Nick Bellissimo, Jill Hamilton, G. Harvey Anderson, Bohdan L. Luhovyy (2014). Higher circulating levels of insulin after a dairy snack in children are not determined by insulin secretion as measured by C-peptide but rather reduced levels of hepatic insulin extraction. Proceedings of the 5th Annual Canadian Nutrition Society Meeting, St. John’s, NL, June 5-7, 2014.


  Branka Gladanac, Alyson Branton*, Damion Pollard, Monika Constantino*, Juhi Agarwal*, Melissa Rossiter, Jo Welch, Bohdan Luhovyy, Nick Bellissimo (2014). Pre-meal Video Game Playing Increases Mealtime Satiation in Normal Weight Boys (Poster Presentation). CIHR New Investigator Meeting, Banff, AB January 15-17, 2014. (Note: This poster was first presented at the Proceedings of the 4th Annual Canadian Nutrition Society Meeting, Quebec City, QB, May 30 – June 2, 2013.


  Nick Bellissimo and Tina Akhavan (2014). Effect of reducing dietary saturated fatty acids on cardiovascular health: implications for dietary guidance. Proceeding of the Third International Iranian Conference on Women’s Health, May 20-21, 2014. Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran.


  Akhavan, T, Van Engelen M, Khodabandeh S, Agarwal J, Gladanac B*, Bellissimo N. The effect of sugars in solution on subjective appetite and short-term food intake in normal weight boys (poster presentation). Proceedings of the Canadian Nutrition Society: Carbohydrates and Fibre in Nutrition Conference. Toronto, ON, January 11, 2014.


  Brandon J.F. Gheller, Tina Akhavan, Damion Pollard, Branka Gladanac, Monika Constantino, Bohdan L. Luhovyy, Nick Bellissimo. A pre-meal glucose drink, but not video game playing, suppresses food intake in overweight and obese boys (poster presentation). Experimental Biology-2014 (April 26 – 30, 2014, San Diego, CA, U.S.A.). Abstract ID: 14-6575-EB


  Li CY, Gheller BJF, McCormick ME, Bellissimo N, Anini Y, Nunes F, Hamilton J, Mollard RC, Anderson GH, Luhovyy BL. The Effect of Solid, Semi-Solid and Fluid Snacks on Food Intake and Satiety in Children. Submitted to Experimental Biology-2014 (April 26 – 30, 2014, San Diego, CA, U.S.A.). Abstract ID: 14-5994-EB.


  Gheller BJF, Montgomery SE, Anini Y, Bellissimo N, Hamilton J, Anderson GH, Luhovyy BL. Intravenous catheterization and the clinical setting do not impact appetite sensations in children. Submitted to Experimental Biology-2014 (April 26 – 30, 2014, San Diego, CA, U.S.A.). Abstract ID: 4-6666-EB.


  Gheller BJF, Gheller M, Li A, Glanville T, Bellissimo N, Hamilton J, Anderson GH, Anini Y, Luhovyy BL. Higher circulating levels of insulin after a dairy snack in children are not determined by insulin secretion as measured by C-peptide but rather reduced levels of hepatic insulin extraction. Dalhousie Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research Day, Halifax Nova Scotia, April 4, 2014


  Najmeh Maharlouei, Nick Bellissimo, Seyed Mehdi Ahmadi, Kamran B. Lankarani (2013). Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in pre- and post-menopausal Iranian women (poster presentation). Proceedings of the Second International Preventive Cardiology Conference, Shiraz, Iran, October 16-18, 2013.


 Branka Gladanac, Alyson Branton, Damion Pollard, Monika Constantino, Juhi Agarwal, Melissa Rossiter, Jo Welch, Bohdan Luhovyy, Nick Bellissimo (2013). Pre-meal Video Game Playing Increases Mealtime Satiation in Normal Weight Boys (Poster Presentation). Proceedings of the 4th Annual Canadian Nutrition Society Meeting, Quebec City, QB, May 30 – June 2, 2013.


 Monika Constantino, Damion Pollard, Amal Almehmadi, Branka Gladanac, Juhi Agarwal, Nick Bellissimo (2013). Lack of Effect of Pre-meal Screen-Time Exposure on Mealtime Food Intake in Overweight/Obese Girls (Poster Presentation). Proceedings of the 4th Annual Canadian Nutrition Society Meeting, Quebec City, QB, May 30 – June 2, 2013.


 Kamran B. Lankarani, Seyyed Mehdi Ahmadi, Mojtaba Mahmoodi, Nima Zamiri, Mhehrzad Lotfi, Meisam Babaeinejad, Sareh Keshavarzi, Nick Bellissimo, Mohammad Kazem Lallahzadeh, Najmeh MMaharlouei, Mohammad Ali Kooshesh, Bita Geramizadeh. Comparison of Diet Composition and Anthropometric Measures in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Iranian Adults. Proceedings of 5th International Tehran Hepatitis Congress. May 15-17, 2013. Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran.


 Najmeh Maharlouei, Nick Bellissimo, Seyed Mehdi Ahmadi, Kamran B. Lankarani (2013). Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in Household women in Southwest Iran (Poster Presentation). Proceedings of the 2nd Iranian International Conference on Women’s Health, Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran.


 Nick Bellissimo, Lorianne J. Bennett, Kelly L. Poirier, Evelyn Hurton, Bohdan Luhovyy, Fernando Nunes, Monika Constantino, Branka Gladanac (2013). Effect of Sugars-Containing Beverages on Satiety and Short-Term Food Intake in Normal Weight and Overweight/Obese Girls (Poster Presentation). EB13 Mini-Symposium, Food Intake Regulation, April 20-24, 2013, Boston, MA, USA.


 Nick Bellissimo. Nutrient Considerations in Post-Menopausal Women. First Iranian International Conference on Women’s Health. June 15, 2012. Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran.


 Nick Bellissimo, Bohdan Luhovyy, Evelyn Hurton, Lorianne J. Bennett, Rebecca Mollard, James Painter, G. Harvey Anderson (2012). An after-school raisin snack reduces subjective appetite and energy intake and increases satiety in normal weight children (Poster Presentation). Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Canadian Nutrition Society Meeting, Vancouver, BC, May 23-26, 2012.


 Amal A. Almehmadi, Damion Pollard, Nick Bellissimo (2012). Effect of Pre-Meal Screen-Time Activities on Subjective Appetite and Food Intake in Normal Weight Girls (Poster Presentation). Experimental Biology, April 21-25, 2012. San Diego, CA, USA.


 Marissa Van Engelen, Tove Armstrong, Melissa Rossiter, Michelle Eskritt, Nick Bellissimo (2012). The Effect of Sugars in Solution on Subjective Appetite and Short-term Food Intake in Normal Weight Boys (Oral Presentation). Experimental Biology, April 21-25, 2012. San Diego, CA, USA.


 Nick Bellissimo. Panel Discussant. Purdue Roundtable, White Vegetables: A Forgotten Source of Nutrients, June 18-19, 2012, Chicago, Illinois, USA


 Nick Bellissimo. Panel Discussant. Generating relevant knowledge for nutrition policy and action: Rigorous evaluation of interventions to improve women’s health. June 15, 2012. First Iranian International Conference on Women’s Health. June 15, 2012. Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran.


 Nick Bellissimo. Panel Discussant. Analysis of Ministry of Health and Medical Education and Ministry of Education Plan to Enhance Student Health: Opportunities and Challenges. October 20, 2011. International Conference on School Health in Partnership with the World Health Organization, Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office. Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran.


 Nick Bellissimo. Childhood Obesity Conundrum: Role of Physiological and Environmental Factors on Short-term Food Intake. Key Note Speaker. Crossroads: Interdisciplinary Student Health Research Conference, April 2, 2011. Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada.


 Nick Bellissimo. Food Intake Control in Children: Eating Less in an Obesogenic Environment, School of Nutrition, Ryerson University. February 28, 2011.Toronto, ON, Canada.