Navigation Links
World's scientists, researchers and nutrition experts convene to explore the benefits of mushrooms
Date:8/29/2013

Leading researchers, scientists and government, industry and health professionals will gather in the nation's capital for a groundbreaking, two-day exploration of the research supporting the health benefits of mushrooms one of the most popular items found in the produce aisle and often thought of as a vegetable though technically belonging to the unique Fungi kingdom.

The Mushrooms and Health Summit, held at the Mayflower Renaissance hotel in Washington, D.C. September 9-10, 2013, will provide a comprehensive examination of the existing global research on mushrooms and health and also focus on future research needs.

"Engaging the world's top scientists, researchers and nutrition experts in this dialogue is a critical step forward in our efforts to fully understand mushrooms' impact and role in today's unprecedented health challenges," said Mushrooms and Health Summit Steering Committee Chair John Milner, PhD, Director, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, USDA Agriculture Research Service.

Over the past decade, the mushroom industry has dedicated resources to better understand the nutrition properties and health benefits of mushrooms. From weight management to immunity to vitamin D, scientists have already published research regarding the effects of mushroom dietary components. Engaging the scientific community directly will help identify future areas of research potentially funded by the federal government and the mushroom industry.

A World-Class Scientific Event

WHAT: Mushrooms and Health Summit
Visit http://www.mushroomhealthsummit.com for more information including the full program agenda.

WHEN: Monday September 9, 2013 1:30 pm 7:30 pm
Tuesday September 10, 2013 8:00 am 3:00 pm

WHERE: Mayflower Renaissance Washington, D.C.
1127 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036 (202) 347-3000

HOW: Register to attend in person at http://www.mushroomhealthsummit.com or visit the site on September 9th for a live video stream of the proceedings.


'/>"/>

Contact: Abagayle Marx
abagayle.marx@edelman.com
312-240-2885
Edelman
Source:Eurekalert

Related biology news :

1. American Chemical Society resource connects scientists, discoveries, chemistry & biology interface
2. Maintaining Earths sustainability: Scientists, engineers, educators take coordinated approach
3. Researchers track antibiotic-resistant strains of Salmonella from farm to fork
4. Researchers develop model of near-optimal genetic code
5. Researchers develop novel polymer to help oral medications reach the bloodstream
6. Researchers develop rapid, cost-effective early detection method for organ transplant injury
7. UTHealth, Swedish researchers uncover mystery in blot clotting disorder
8. Researchers develop software tool for cancer genomics
9. Rice, MD Anderson researchers win NIH grant to study protein networks
10. Researchers discover how inhibitory neurons behave during critical periods of learning
11. UCLA researchers invent portable device for common kidney tests
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/20/2017)... , March 20, 2017 At this year,s ... -based biometrics manufacturer DERMALOG. The Chancellor came to the DERMALOG stand ... is this year,s CeBIT partner country. At the largest German biometrics ... in use: fingerprint, face and iris recognition as well as DERMALOGĀ“s multi-biometrics ... ...
(Date:3/16/2017)... - Against identity fraud with DERMALOG solutions "Made in Germany "  ... ... multi-biometric solutions provide a crucial contribution against identity fraud. (PRNewsFoto/Dermalog Identification Systems) ... Used combined in one project, multi-biometric solutions provide a crucial contribution against identity ... ...
(Date:3/9/2017)... , March 9, 2017 4Dx has ... World Lung Imaging Workshop at the University of Pennsylvania. ... invited to deliver the latest data to world leaders ... event brings together leaders at the forefront of the ... lung imaging. "The quality of the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... ... as Vice President of Clinical Operations. She brings years of expertise in establishing ... From her professional foundation as a licensed occupational therapist, through a variety of ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... Customers ... their control technology again and again. METTLER TOLEDO has released two new videos ... videos illustrate how integration of the ACT350 into Siemens and Allen Bradley PLCs ...
(Date:5/22/2017)... ... May 22, 2017 , ... ... is exhibiting in booth B2 at the Association for Pathology Informatics Annual ... , In addition to demonstrating its Cancer Diagnostic Cockpit and Consultation Portal, Inspirata ...
(Date:5/19/2017)... ... May 19, 2017 , ... In response to the strong base of ... Systems, Inc. announces the release of their Gait Trainer 3 with an Integrated Music ... biomedical system to aid in rehabilitating individuals with cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, stroke ...
Breaking Biology Technology: