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Brochure Available for Personalized Nutrition 2018

Personalized Nutrition 2018SM 
Translate the Science of NutriGenomics into Practice
November 7-9, 2018, Seattle, WA

Exhibit opportunities at Personalized Nutrition 2018

Personalized Nutrition 2018SM 
Translate the Science of NutriGenomics into Practice
November 7-9, 2018, Seattle, WA

Exhibit at this premier continuing medical education conference and reach a multi-disciplinary audience of nutrition science thought leaders and nutrition professionals from around the world.

Registration now open for Personalized Nutrition 2018

Personalized Nutrition 2018SM 
Translate the Science of NutriGenomics into Practice
November 7-9, 2018, Seattle, WA

View conference details and register!

Student scholarships now available for Personalized Nutrition 2018

Personalized Nutrition 2018SM 
Translate the Science of NutriGenomics into Practice
November 7-9, 2018, Seattle, WA

Through the generosity of donors, the American College of Nutrition is able to offer several scholarships to students who are planning to attend Personalized Nutrition 2018: Translate the Science of NutriGenomics into Practice. The following scholarships are open to all current ACN student members:

Submit original research to be featured at Personalized Nutrition 2018

Personalized Nutrition 2018SM 
Translate the Science of NutriGenomics into Practice
November 7-9, 2018, Seattle, WA

Compounds produced by gut bacteria alter immune function and energy metabolism in autism

Two recently published Canada-US research studies reinforce the notion that the human gut is a complex ecosystem - the microbiome - that exists in a delicate balance and exerts significant influence over human development, immunity, energy, health and behavior. This team is examining exactly how this occurs.

While the team's research focuses on autism - the rates of which have increased 200-fold in last 50 years - it has far-reaching implications for all humanity: Disrupt the gut bacterial balance and it can wreak havoc on your health and behavior.

Gerald Reaven, scientist who coined ‘Syndrome X,’ dies at 89

The nutrition science community recently lost a great friend and preeminent scientist who furthered our understanding of the mechanisms of chronic disease. Gerald “Jerry” Reaven, MD, who gained international recognition for coining the term Syndrome X, now known as Metabolic Syndrome, died Feb. 12. He was 89.

Join us at Personalized Nutrition 2018

Personalized Nutrition 2018SM 
Translate the Science of NutriGenomics into Practice
November 7-9, 2018, Seattle, WA

NutriGenomics is revolutionizing the discipline of nutrition. At the nexus of systems biology, omics and nutritional biochemistry, NutriGenomic science provides deep insight into a person’s unique health trajectory, empowering clinicians to practice truly personalized nutrition.

Translational Research Fellows Program

The Translational Research Fellows Program, a collaboration between Institute for Systems Biology and Providence St. Joseph Health, offers recent PhD graduates an exciting opportunity to jumpstart their careers.
 
Fellows selected for this three-year training program will work with a multidisciplinary team and integrate translational research with patient-based clinical research to explore disease processes and advance detection, diagnosis, and treatment of disease.
 

New D*action Breast Cancer Prevention Society Announced at ACN Annual Conference

Clearwater, FLVitamin D: Its Role in Cancer Prevention and Treatment was presented by Cedric Garland, Dr. PH, F.A.C.E., of the University of California San Diego. He indicated that both new and ongoing research suggests that a vitamin D serum level of approximately 60 ng/ml (150 nmol/L) may be preventive in breast cancer. This level is at the upper range of the recommend 40-60 ng/ml and is considered safe. The new data stem from 2 randomized trials done by Dr.

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