Scientific Program


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PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

THE FIRST 1000 DAYS: FROM METABOLIC SIGNAL TO SOCIETAL IMPACT

The first 1000 days: From signal to societal impact - Christine P. Stewart

Gut microbiota: nutritionally and environmentally sensitive ecosystems that influence the host biology - Mark J. Manary

The damaged gut: enteropathy, enteric infection, and malnutrition - Audrie Lin

Early nutrition: consequences for the immune system - Charles Stephensen

Developmental programming for obesity: epigenetic modifications in the hypothalamus - Mulchand Patel

Hormonal regulation of infant and child growth - Morey W. Haymond

Carotenoid and retinoid signaling in early development: priming of metabolic diseases - Johannes von Lintig

Integration of basic biology and public health research: bringing research disciplines together - Lindsay H. Allen

FLAVONOIDS: FROM METABOLISM TO DIETARY GUIDELINES

[2-14C](—)Epicatechin metabolomics: absorption and metabolism in the small intestine and colon - Alan Crozier

miRNA as molecular targets of flavonoid metabolites involved in preservation of endothelial cell function - Dragan Milenkovic

Flavanols and cardiovascular health: clinical outcomes of the FLAVIOLA project (Seventh Framework Programme of the European Commission) - Malte Kelm

Anthocyanin intake and the risk of cardiovascular disease - Aedin Cassidy

Flavonoids improve spatial memory performance and increase hippocampal brain-derived neurotrophic factor - Jeremy P. Spencer

Dietary guidelines on flavonoids – Where are we today? - Joanne R. Lupton

Hydroxytyrosol is a rising star of nutraceuticals after resveratrol on targeting mitochondria to prevent age-associated disease - Jiankang Liu

Pomegranate consumption, the microbiome and urolitin. - Zhaoping Li

REDOX SIGNALING AND SYSTEMS BIOLOGY IN HEALTH

Thiol Signaling, redox circuits, and systems biology in health status - Dean P. Jones

Coupling metabolism to local circadian clock via reversible hyperoxidation of peroxidoxin III - Sue Goo Rhee

Role of selenoproteins in insulin-regulated energy metabolism - Holger Steinbrenner

Brain cholesterol oxidation in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease - Giuseppe Poli

Estrogen modulates transcriptional and signaling pathways that support mitochondrial bioenergetic efficiency in brain - Roberta D. Brinton

Fusion and fission: interlinked processes critical for mitochondrial health - David Chan

Mitochondrial dynamics - Jodi Nunnari

Exercise and mitochondrial dynamic remodeling - Yong Zhang

Molecular signaling of receptor-mediated mitochondrial autophagy - Quan Chen

Measuring and manipulating mitochondrial ROS signals - Michael Murphy

Metabolomics analyses of mitochondrial metabolism - Oliver Fiehn

VITAMIN E IN TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE

α-Tocotrienol: multimodal protection against stroke - Chandan K. Sen

Vitamin E and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease - Arun Sanyal

Isoforms of vitamin E differentially regulate inflammation - Joan M. Cook-Mills

Anti-inflammatory functions of vitamin E metabolites - Qing Jiang

Vitamin E and apoptosis: free radical scavenging versus regulation of enzymatic lipid oxidation - Valarian Kagan

The location, activity, and behavior of α-tocopherol in membranes - Jeffrey Atkinson

Promotion of plasma membrane repair by vitamin E - Paul L. McNeil

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION. MICRONUTRIENTS: THE FIRST 1000 DAYS

Discussion Leaders: Christine P. Stewart – Maret G. Traber

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION. REDOX SIGNALING AND HEALTH

Discussion Leader: Michael Murphy

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