Webinar Speaker

Dr. Hrvoje Fabek


Dr. Hrvoje Fabek is a Research Associate in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto and Program Manager of the NSERC Program in Food Safety, Nutrition and Regulatory Affairs. Dr. Fabek earned his MSc in 2011 and PhD in 2015 at the University of Guelph in the Department of Food Science, Ontario Agricultural College. His research focus is on understanding the relationship between food structure and physiological functionality. He has carried out work using simulated digestion models to understand the role of dietary fibres and glycemic reductions and is currently managing human nutrition intervention trials in Dr. Harvey Anderson's lab focused on exploring the functionality of an array of functional foods, including dairy, pulses and novel ingredients such as proteins extracted from an array of Canadian crops. He has teaching experience in food science, food chemistry, nutrition, and regulatory affairs.