May 10 - 12, 2016 | United Kingdom
Keynote Speakers: John Bienenstock (McMaster University) and Jeffrey Gordon (Washington University in St. Louis – via Skype)
The human body is colonized by a vast number of commensal organisms, collectively termed the microbiome. Importantly, dysbiosis — dyregulation of this endemic microbiome — has been implicated in a myriad of human diseases ranging from inflammatory bowel disease, to depression.
Friday, June 3, 2016 | 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Speakers: Seamus Fanning (University College Dublin), Delia Grace (International Livestock Research Institute), William Hall (Wellcome Trust), Rebecca Irwin (Public Health Agency of Canada), Jaap Wagenaar (Utrecht University), Alan Mathew (Purdue University), James Marsden (Chipotle Mexican Grill), H. Morgan Scott (Texas A&M University), Stacy Sneeringer (USDA), and Francois Malouin (Sherbrooke University)
Antibiotics have been used in human and animal medicine for decades. Reducing the use of antibiotics changes the dynamic between the food supply, food safety, and public health. Food safety practices may emerge a catalyst for change.
Friday, September 16, 2016 | 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Speakers: Jason Block (Harvard University), Matthew Harding (Duke University), John Kral (SUNY Downstate Medical Center), Satchidananda Panda (SALK Institute), Michael Price (Georgia State University), Ruth E. Patterson (UC San Diego), Lori B. Andrews (Illinois Institute of Technology), Karandeep Singh (University of Michigan), and Kristina H. Lewis (Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center)
Researchers, health professionals, and a growing wellness-conscious public use technology to monitor health status. Big Data harnessed from this technology have created a foundation for focused research targeting obesity, but at what cost?
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 | 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Speakers: Premysl Bercik (McMaster University Medical Centre), John F Cryan (University College Cork), Ted Dinan (University College Cork), Emeran Mayer (David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA), Sarkis Mazmanian (California Institute of Technology), Vassilis Pachnis, MD (The Francis Crick Institute), Robert Yolken (John Hopkins School of Medicine)
The gut microbiome is emerging as an important regulator of brain development, brain health, and disease. This symposium will highlight recent research innovations and therapeutic applications from the microbiome with a focus on CNS health.
Friday, December 4, 2015 | 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Speakers: Melissa J. Benton (University of Colorado at Colorado Springs), David Evans (The Ohio State University), Gordon Jensen (The Pennsylvania State University), Robert Martindale (Oregon Health & Science University Healthcare), Peter A. McCullough (Dallas Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital), Gerard Mullin (Johns Hopkins Medicine), Dennis H. Sullivan (University of Arkansas), Paul Wischmeyer (University of Colorado School of Medicine)
Lean Body Mass Loss Clinical and Nutrition Interventions
Thursday, November 19, 2015 | 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Speakers: Seth Adu-Afarwuah (University of Ghana), Vincent Amanor-Boadu (Kansas State University), Richard Black (PepsiCo), Laurette Dubé (McGill University), Allan Hruska (United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization), PK Joshi (International Food Policy Research Institute), Mark J Manary (Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis), Danielle Nierenberg (Food Tank), Sonny Ramaswamy (USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture), John L. Sievenpiper (University of Toronto), Joanne Slavin (University of Minnesota)
This inaugural conference will look at the role of pulses in healthy and sustainable diets, examine how pulses can make critical contributions to public health, and explore opportunities for enhancing these benefits broadly through food system innovations.
Monday, November 16, 2015 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speakers: Kiyah Duffey (Virginia Tech), Gary D. Foster (Weight Watchers International, Inc), John Glendinning (Barnard College), Rick Mattes (Purdue University)
This evening event will unpack current scientific research from multiple disciplines, regarding the effect of non-caloric sweeteners currently approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use in foods and beverages in the United States, on weight management and health.
Organizers: David Evans (Ohio State University), Refaat Hegazi (Abbott Nutrition Health Institute), Gerard Mullin (Johns Hopkins Medicine), Dennis H. Sullivan (University of Arkansas for the Medical Sciences), Kathy West (Abbott Nutrition Health Institute), Amy R. Beaudreault (The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science), and Julie Shlisky (The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science)
This eBriefing reviews interventions for disease-related muscle mass loss.
Edited by Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
This Annals issue discusses emerging nutrition research on the prevention and management of dementia in aging populations.
Keynote Speaker: Sonny Ramaswamy (USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture)
This eBriefing considers how pulse consumption contributes to health and how food systems could be improved to promote pulse production in 2016, the International Year of Pulses.
Keynote Speakers: Sonia Angell (NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene) and Rogan Kersh (Wake Forest University)
This eBriefing looks at current evidence in nutrition policy making, including assessments of recent public policy interventions intended to improve nutrition and reduce obesity.