Chronic Inflammation and Functional foods

Functional Foods and Chronic Inflammation:
Science and Practical Application

The Journal of Functional Foods in Health and Disease (FFHD) and The Functional Foods Center is very pleased to announce the upcoming Conference "Functional Foods and Chronic Inflammation: Science and Practical Application", set to take place August 21-23rd at the University of San Diego.  First off, we would like to extend a general welcome and say thank you all for your interest in possibly joining us! This is quickly becoming an exciting event and we are looking forward to seeing many new faces this year as well as reuniting with old attendees in the beautiful city of San Diego, California. As the date approaches, we would like to give you some more information about our conference, inform you of any impending deadlines and encourage you to send in your abstract and register for your seat, if you haven’t already.

Some of the topics covered at the 11th international conference will include:
  • Diabetes, obesity, CVD, cancer
  • Chronic inflammatory or autoimmune diseases
  • The effect of dietary supplements and functional foods on cytokines and chemokines
  • Bio-active food compounds and functional food products for the management of chronic inflammation
  • Current ongoing research and development of functional foods
Current highlights in the program include:

  • Potential of Spice-derived Nutraceuticals in the Prevention and Treatment of Chronic Diseases. Bharat B. Aggarwal, PhD, Professor, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
  • Efficacy of Shakuyaku-kanzo-to in the Treatment of Paclitaxel-induced Muscle Pain-VAS Assessment. Kaichiro Yamamoto, MD, PhD, Professor, Sakai Hospital, Kinki University, Sakai, Osaka, Japan 
  • Blood Homocysteine Levels are Significantly Reduced with a Glycophospholipid Formulation Plus Vitamin B-complex: a Retrospective Study in Older Subjects. Garth L. Nicolson, PhD, Professor, The Institute for Molecular Medicine, Huntington Beach, CA, USA
  • Green Tea for the Prevention of Cancer: Evidence of Clinical Epidemiology. Min Zhang, PhD, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
For a complete list of the accepted abstracts please click here.
Because space is limited, we will be unable to add your names to the conference program or guarantee a slot for an oral or poster presentation until your registration process has been fully completed. Click here to register and secure your seat for the upcoming conference. For those of you who have completed the online form but have not completed the payment process, please also click here to pay your registration fees.

Also, if you do wish to conduct an oral or poster presentation and have not already done so, you must submit your abstract by June 21st.

If your abstract has already been accepted, you are entitled to receive a 50% discount for publishing the full article on the same topic in our online journal, Functional Foods in Health and Disease. For those wishing to conduct oral presentations, we strongly encourage you to submit your full article for publishing no later than August 7th. Whether you wish to conduct an oral or poster presentation, submitting your article prior to the event will save you time and expedite the publishing process should you wish to take advantage of this opportunity. Furthermore, publishing your full article with our peer-reviewed journal will also increase your chances of securing a space in our program schedule. 

Important Update! As of the past month, our journal is currently being reviewed by Thomson-Reuters to be indexed. Please keep this mind when submitting full articles and ensure that your final drafts have been edited and verified for accuracy.  Providing professional, quality articles will strengthen our chances of being recognized by Thomson-Reuters and PubMed, thereby promoting the work of each contributing author as well. Please let us know about your decision as soon as possible if you are considering being published.

11th International Conference


The Journal of Functional Foods  in Health and Disease


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For further information about this year's functional food conference, please contact:

Conference Organizing Committee
866-464-6955 (toll free)

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