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Press registration open for clinical nutrition conference
Date:2/22/2011

It's not too late to join the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) this weekend, February 25-27 in San Francisco for ASN's Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition Conference. As the leading authority in nutrition, ASN is convening expert speakers from both sides of controversial nutrition topics in dietary supplements, obesity, and aging. Members of the press, including health and science writers and bloggers, are invited to attend for free (email sprice@nutrition.org; check in at the registration desk to receive a press badge). Download the entire program to read about all of the speakers and their sessions.

Select Program Highlights
Friday, Feb. 25
3:20 pm-4:00 pm. "Vitamin D and Chronic Disease." Anastassios G. Pittas, MD, MS, Associate Director, Fellowship Program in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism,
Co-Director, Diabetes Center, Tufts Medical Center.

Saturday, Feb. 26
11:55 am-12:35 pm. "The Microbiome: Should We Modify It?" J. Bruce German, PhD, Professor, University of California, Davis.

Sunday, Feb. 27
8:40-9:30 am. "Does it Matter to Your Aging Brain What You Eat?" Joshua W. Miller, PhD, Associate Professor in Residence, University of California, Davis.

To arrange an interview with any of the speakers or the program chair, Dr. Penny Kris-Etherton, please email sprice@nutrition.org. We can facilitate telephone interviews prior to or after the conference.

Following the conference, we will be issuing a wrap-up press release with information on the presentations and abstracts. Please refer this release to any interested colleagues.


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Contact: Suzanne Price
sprice@nutrition.org
American Society for Nutrition
Source:Eurekalert

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