Who's Who

Heinz Freisling


Nutritional Methodology and Biostatistics Group


Nutritional epidemiology

Academic Degrees

2007PhDNutritional epidemiologyUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria
2002MScMolecular nutritionUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria

Current Research Projects

  • Pilot study for Assessment of Nutrient intake and food Consumption Among Kids in Europe – PANCAKE, IARC (task leader)
    Task leader : Heinz Freisling, Nadia Slimani

  • EMP-PANEU, IARC (Coordinator)
    Coordinator : Nadia Slimani, Task leader : Heinz Freisling

Selected Publications

Freisling H, van Bakel MM, Biessy C, May AM, Byrnes G, Norat T, Rinaldi S, Santucci de Magistris M, Grioni S, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Ocké MC, Kaaks R, Teucher B, Vergnaud AC, Romaguera D, Sacerdote C, Palli D, Crowe FL, Tumino R, Clavel-Chapelon F, Boutron-Ruault MC, Khaw KT, Wareham NJ, Trichopoulou A, Naska A, Orfanos P, Boeing H, Illner AK, Riboli E, Peeters PH, Slimani N. (2012) Dietary reporting errors on 24 h recalls and dietary questionnaires are associated with BMI across six European countries as evaluated with recovery biomarkers for protein and potassium intake. Br J Nutr. 2012 Mar;107(6) : 910-920

Vergnaud AC, Norat T, Romaguera D, Mouw T, May AM, Romieu I, Freisling H, Slimani N, Boutron-Ruault MC, Clavel-Chapelon F, Morois S, Kaaks R, Teucher B, Boeing H, Buijsse B, Tjønneland A, Halkjaer J, Overvad K, Jakobsen MU, Rodríguez L, Agudo A, Sánchez MJ, Amiano P, Huerta JM, Gurrea AB, Wareham N, Khaw KT, Crowe F, Orfanos P, Naska A, Trichopoulou A, Masala G, Pala V, Tumino R, Sacerdote C, Mattiello A, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, van Duijnhoven FJ, Drake I, Wirfält E, Johansson I, Hallmans G, Engeset D, Braaten T, Parr CL, Odysseos A, Riboli E, Peeters PH. (2012) Fruit and vegetable consumption and prospective weight change in participants of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition-Physical Activity, Nutrition, Alcohol, Cessation of Smoking, Eating Out of Home, and Obesity study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Jan;95(1) : 184-193

Naska A, Orfanos P, Trichopoulou A, May AM, Overvad K, Jakobsen MU, Tjønneland A, Halkjær J, Fagherazzi G, Clavel-Chapelon F, Boutron-Ruault MC, Rohrmann S, Hermann S, Steffen A, Haubrock J, Oikonomou E, Dilis V, Katsoulis M, Sacerdote C, Sieri S, Masala G, Tumino R, Mattiello A, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Skeie G, Engeset D, Barricarte A, Rodríguez L, Dorronsoro M, Sánchez MJ, Chirlaque MD, Agudo A, Manjer J, Wirfält E, Hellström V, Shungin D, Khaw KT, Wareham NJ, Spencer EA, Freisling H, Slimani N, Vergnaud AC, Mouw T, Romaguera D, Odysseos A, Peeters PH. (2011) Eating out, weight and weight gain. A cross-sectional and prospective analysis in the context of the EPIC-PANACEA study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2011 Mar;35(3) : 416-426

Freisling H, Fahey MT, Moskal A, Ocké MC, Ferrari P, Jenab M, Norat T, Naska A, Welch AA, Navarro C, Schulz M, Wirfält E, Casagrande C, Amiano P, Ardanaz E, Parr C, Engeset D, Grioni S, Sera F, Bueno-de-Mesquita B, van der Schouw YT, Touvier M, Boutron-Ruault MC, Halkjaer J, Dahm CC, Khaw KT, Crowe F, Linseisen J, Kröger J, Huybrechts I, Deharveng G, Manjer J, Agren A, Trichopoulou A, Tsiotas K, Riboli E, Bingham S, Slimani N. (2010) Region-specific nutrient intake patterns exhibit a geographical gradient within and between European countries. J Nutr. 2010 Jul;140(7) : 1280-1286

Scientific Societies Membership

Austrian Nutrition Society, member (former council member)
International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA), member
World Public Health Association (WPHNA), founding member