Scientific Program

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Redox Medicine and Nutrition — Program at a glance

Session, speakers and titles confirmed on August 27, 2015.

Plenary Lecture

Superoxide dismutase, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and peroxynitrite
Joseph S. Beckman
Linus Pauling Institute-Oregon State University , Corvallis , Or, Usa

Session I: Redox signals in the regulation of cell communication

Translational bioenergetics and oxidative stress in human patients
Victor Darley-Usmar
Department of Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA

Nrf2 signaling as potential therapy for mitochondrial diseases
Gino Cortopassi
Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA, USA

Disulfide stress: a novel type of oxidative stress in acute pancreatitis
Juan Sastre
Department of Physiology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Valencia, Spain.

Aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) ligand promiscuity
Michael S. Denison
Department of Environmental Toxicology, University of California, Davis, CA, USA

Session II: Nutrition and the genome-epigenome

Lactoferrin and its receptor – effects on gene transcription
Bo Lonnerdal
Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA, USA

Epigenetics in differentiation and development
Frederik E. Domann
University of Iowa, Iowa, USA

Nutritional regulation of cathelicidin antimicrobial peptide gene expression
Adrian F. Gombart
Linus Pauling Institute-Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA

Proteomic profiles in humans in response to diet: inflammation and oxidative stress biomarkers
Johanna W. Lampe
Public Health Sciences Division. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA

Session III: Regenerative medicine and wound healing

Non-selenocysteine containing phospholipid hydroperoxide glutathione peroxidase: a critical role in regenerative wound healing
Chandan K. Sen
Center for Regenerative Medicine & Cell Based Therapies, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH, USA

Title to be confirmed
Geoff Gurtner
Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA

miRNA in resolution of inflammation
Sashwati Roy
Center for Regenerative Medicine & Cell Based Therapies, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH, USA

The role of reactive oxygen species in airway basal stem cell homeostasis and repair
Brigitte Gomperts
Department of Pediatrics/Hematology-Oncology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Redoximirs involved in organ fibrosis
Santiago Lamas
Centro de Biología Molecular "Severo Ochoa" (CSIC-UAM), Madrid, Spain

Session IV: Bioactives: cognition and aging

Dietary flavanols and cognition in older adults
Scott A. Small
Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

Fruits and vegetables and cognitive function
Jeremy P. E. Spencer
University of Reading, UK

A potential role for nitrite and ascorbate in neurovascular coupling during aging
Joao Laranjinha
Center for Neurosciences and Cell Biology and Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, Portugal

MRI measures of brain aging and nutrient biomarker patterns
Gene L. Bowman
Nestle, Switzerland

Carotenoids in visual and cognitive function throughout the lifespan
Elizabeth J. Johnson
Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA

Session V: Microbiome and gut inflammation

The gut microbiome and chronic inflammatory disease
Susan V. Lynch,
Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA

Redox signaling mediates symbiosis between the gut microbiota and the intestine
Andrew S. Neish
Pathology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA

Gut microbiota and the metabolism of plant bioactives
Francisco A. Tomas Barberan
CEBAS, Spain

The role of the milk glycome in the development of the infant gut microbiota: why babies cry over spilled milk
David A. Mills
Department of Food Science and Technology, University of California, Davis, CA, USA

Round Table Discussion. (Subject to be announced).

Chair: Bruce N. German
Director, Food for Health Institute, University of California, Davis, CA, USA

Prizes and awards

Science and Humanity Award

The Health Sciences Prize

OCC Young Investigator Awards