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
Monday, February 29, 2016 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Keynote Speakers: Renier Brentjens (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center), Jedd Wolchok (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)
Speakers: Jane Gross (Emergent Biosolutions, Inc), John Hunter (Compugen Ltd), Jane S. Lebkowski (Asterias Biotherapeutics), Jens-Peter Marschner (Affimed AG), Charles Nicolette (Argos Therapeutics, Inc), Charles L. Sentman (Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine), Roland Walter (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center)
Emerging strategies for Cancer Immunotherapy are changing the face of cancer treatment. This symposium will bring together experts in immunotherapy and immunology to discuss emerging approaches, challenges, and opportunities in this evolving field
March 30 - April 1, 2016
Discover the latest on pediatric cancers from leading experts, including etiological differences pediatric and adult cancers, epigenetics, mechanisms of metastasis and disease recurrence, risk factors, diagnostics, and novel treatment approaches.
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.
Thursday, October 15, 2015 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speakers: Jonathan Braun (University of CaliforniaLos Angeles), Rodolphe Clerval (Enterome), Stanislav Dusko Ehrlich (King's College London), Michael A. Fischbach (University of California, San Francisco), Andy Goodman (Yale School of Medicine), Matthew R. Hepworth (Weill Cornell Medical College), Mingzhi Lin (New York University), Randy Longman (Weill Cornell Medical College), Sarkis Mazmanian (California Institute of Technology), Paul O'Toole (University College Cork), Noah W. Palm (Yale University School of Medicine), Tamar Ringel-Kulka (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), R. Balfour Sartor (University of North Carolina School of Medicine)
In the human colon, the microbiome forms one of the densest bacterial ecosystems known in nature. This symposium will highlight recent research innovations and therapeutic applications from the microbiome with a focus on gut health.
September 30 - October 1, 2015
Keynote Speakers: Ian Ferguson (ARM), Christian Stammel (Wearable Technologies AG)
Continuous health monitoring using wearable sensors, mobile devices, and apps is becoming a powerful tool for assessing critical physiological parameters. The vast accumulation of real-time biometric data obtained from these technologies may hold invaluable clues for treating some of the most devastating human diseases.
Edited by Gerard D. Wright
(McMaster University, Ontario, Canada)
Scholary review articles on mechanisms of antibiotics resistance, new sources of antibiotics, and new techniques in evaluating antibiotic resistance
Organizers: Walter Jessen (Covance Inc.), Robert Martone (St. Jude Children's Research Hospital), and Sonya Dougal (The New York Academy of Sciences)
Keynote Speaker: Niven R. Narain (Berg Pharma)
This eBriefing explores how big data and predictive knowledge are used to guide drug development and clinical trials.
Edited by Ole Vang
(Roskilde University, Roskilde, Denmark) and John M. Pezzuto
(University of Hawaii at Hilo, Hilo, Hawaii)
Recent findings on the biological effects and therapeutic potential of resveratrol and its derivatives.
Organizers: Lydia Finley (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center), Steven S. Gross (Weill Cornell Medical College), Costas A. Lyssiotis (Weill Cornell Medical College), and Sonya Dougal (The New York Academy of Sciences)
Keynote Speaker: Craig B. Thompson (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center)
There is resurgent interest in cancer cell metabolism as researchers seek to understand how metabolic pathways are altered in cancer and how these alterations can be exploited for therapeutic gain. This eBriefing discusses advances in the field.