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10th International Conference
in the series "Functional Foods in Health and Disease"
www.functionalfoodscenter.net

 
March 13-15, 2012
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA, USA
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Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds in Health and Disease: Science and Practice


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Dear {FIRST_NAME},

On behalf of the 2011 conference organizing and scientific committees, we would like to express our happiness to all who have submitted interesting abstracts and registered to participate and attend the the 10th International Conference  "Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds in Health and Disease: Science and Practice".  The conference is to be held at The University of California Santa Barbara, CA, USA during March 13-15, 2012.  

URL: www.functionalfoodscenter.net

Below is a highlight of popular topics:

  • Health promotion by lactoferrin. Hoyoku Nishino, (PhD, MD, Professor),  Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan,  Ritsumeikan University, Nojihigashi, Kusatsu, Shiga, Japan
  • Mitochondrial function in Lyme patients and its treatment with ATP Fuel, a combination of NTFactor, CoQ10 and NADH. Garth Nicolson, (PhD, Professor), Department of Molecular Pathology, The Institute for Molecular Medicine, Huntington Beach, CA, USA
  • The change of prevalence of neural tube defects in high prevalence areas of China after wheat-flour fortification with multi-nutrients from 2006 to 2007. Xiaoying Zheng, PhD, Professor,  Institute of Population Research/ WHO Collaborating Center on Reproductive Health and Population Science, PekingUniversity, Beijing, China
  • Immunodetection and quantification of insulin-like antigens in sprouts: development of an efficient functional food. Manju Pathak (PhD, Professor) and Danik M. Martirosyan (PhD), Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Noida, India; Department of Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA. 
  • Tanshinones protect against hypoxia-induced myocardial cell injury through regulating mitochondrial apoptosis pathway. Hyouju Jin, PhD, Herbal Pharmacology and Toxicology Group, Health Innovations Research Institute, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
  • Prevention of Alzheimer disease by vitamin D3 and docosahexaenoic acid. Milan Fiala, (MD, Professor), Deapartment of Medicine, Greater Los Angeles VA Medical Center and UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA 
  • Prolonged use of a novel antioxidant reverses age-specific increase in oxidative stress, lipogenesis, and loss of skeletal muscle mass in mice. I. Sinha-Hikim, PhD, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA, USADavid Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, CA, USA
  • Antihypertensive and antioxidative effect of different food protein sources-Effect of household preparation and digestion. Ida-Johanne Jensen(PhD Scholar) and Karl-Erik Eilertsen(PhD, Professor). Norwegian College of Fishery Science, Faculty of Bioscience, Fishery and Economics, University of Tromsø, Norway
  • Methylselenol, a selenium metabolite, inhibits colon cancer cell proliferation and the growth of MC-26 colon cancer xenografts in Balb/c Mice. Huawei Zeng (PhD), US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center, Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA
  • The change of prevalence of neural tube defects in high prevalence areas of China after wheat-flour fortification with multi-nutrients from 2006 to 2007. Xiaoying Zheng, MD,PhD, Professor,  Institute of Population Research/ WHO Collaborating Center on Reproductive Health and Population Science, PekingUniversity, Beijing, China
  • Sulforaphane, a natural constituent of broccoli, activates survival signaling in nontumorigenic NCM460 colon cells but apoptotic signaling in tumorigenic HCT116 colon cells. Huawei Zeng (PhD). US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center, Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA
  • Polyphenolic and probiotic ingredients of common foods in turkish diet and their health benefits.  A.G. Sagdiçoglu Celep, PhD, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Division of Food and Nutrition Technology, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
  • Protection from dietary fat-induced liver damage by whey protein in mice.  Howard G. Shertzer. Department of Environmental Health and Center for Environmental Genetics, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • An extract from date seeds having a hypoglycemic effect: is it safe to use? Ahmed F El Fouhil, (MD, PhD),  College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Glycation of plasma proteins in diabetes lowers the non-covalent interaction affinities for dietary polyphenols. Jianbo Xiao, PhD, Department of Biology, College of Life and Environment Science, Shanghai Normal University, Shanghai, PR China; Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Health and Welfare, Okayama Prefectural University, Soja, Okayama, Japan
For a full list of accepted presentations, please click here.

Also, we would like to remind you that the deadline to submit an abstract for an oral or poster presentation is December 31, 2011. For more information about abstract submission please visit our abstract webpage. Please, submit all abstracts electronically by e-mail at ffc_usa@sbcglobal.net in an attached word file. You can see our sample abstract for format and guideline purposes. As a special issue all accepted abstracts will be published in the journal Functional  Foods in Health and Disease.


For detailed information about conference topics please click here. 


This conference is useful to nutritionist, food scientists and technologists, scientists and medical doctors working in the field of bioactive compounds and chronic diseases, entrepreneurs who are designing and marketing new functional foods, as well as public health professionals.

If you plan to attend the conference, please register.

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With Best Wishes,

UCSB-2012 ConferenceOrganizing Committee,
FFC Conferences
901 Administration Dr. RM#108, Texas Woman's University
Denton, TX 76204, USA
Phone: +1-469-441-8272
Toll free: +1-866-464-6955

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