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24 OCTOBER 2013
Gastroenterology and Nutrition, From Bench to Bedside;
Towards a Global Perspective

7:30 A.M.Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 A.M. Introduction and WelcomeLeslie Bank, MD
Chair, Planning Committee
Session I
8:10 A.M.Nutrition and Gene Regulation
-- Implication in Disease
Lina Begdache, PhD
8:50 A.M.Neuronal Regulation of Food Intake and Overlap with “Addictive” NeurocircuitryDavid Werner, PhD
9:30 A.M.Celiac DiseaseAli Marhaba, M.D.
9:50 A.M.Nutrition and Liver DiseaseLeslie Bank, M.D.
10:10 A.M.Break and Visit the Exhibits
Session II
10:30 A.M.Nutritional Supplements: Facts and MythsMarcelo Barreiro, MD
10:50 A.M.Current Nutrition Profile in ChinaQionghua Weng, PhD Candidate
11:10 A.M.The Impact of Western Diet on Global Health:
Type II Diabetes as a Case
Jeanne Lawless, PhD
11:50 A.M.A System Approach to Obesity and the Role of the Medical Community in Prevention and TreatmentSonya Hauser, PhD
12:30 P.M. Lunch
Session III
1:30 P.M.Current Issues Facing Enteral and Parenteral NutritionKathy LaShier, MS, RD, CNSC, CDN
2:10 P.M.Prion DiseaseRalph Garruto, PhD
2:50 P.M.Break and Visit the Exhibits
3:15 P.M.Food Components and Mental Health (via Skype)Russell Blaylock, MD
4:00 P.M.Adjourment

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