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Upcoming Conferences

Diet and Optimum Health Conference

May 15-18, 2013
Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

This conference is organized and sponsored by the Linus Pauling Institute and co-sponsored by the Oxygen Club of California. Diet and Optimum Health 2013 will emphasize dietary and lifestyle approaches to improving human health and preventing or treating disease, including dietary supplements, micronutrients, and antioxidants. The target audience includes scientists and health professionals in biochemistry, nutrition, preventive medicine, public health, endocrinology, cardiology, oncology, and gerontology. We anticipate a strong scientific look at the cutting edge of nutrition research. The program will feature individual sessions including:

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Fatty Acid Oxidation in Cardiovascular and Brain Health
  • Diet and Epigenetic Impacts on Disease and Aging
  • Vitamin D—Health Benefits Beyond Bone
  • Health Effects and Mechanisms of Action of Xanthohumol
  • Health Benefits of Vitamin C: Beyond Scurvy
  • Micronutrients in Fertility and Pregnancy

There will also be a Saturday morning public session entitled "Whole Food Approaches to Disease Prevention".

Berry Health Benefits Symposium

June 18-20, 2013
Charlotte, North Carolina

Berries are increasingly viewed as having a profound impact against the diseases of aging including cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and age related mental decline. Are berries truly a superfood with health benefits for everyone? Hear the evidence at the 5th Biennial Berry Health Benefits Symposium. The Linus Pauling Institute is a sponsor.

Role of miRNA in Nutrition and Disease

June 2013
Stockholm, Sweden

The Marabou Symposia are sponsored by Marabou's foundation for the promotion of nutritional research, an independent foundation set up by a donation from the Marabou company. The scientific program of the symposia is organized by an independent group of European and North American advisors. Rod Dashwood is an invited speaker.