The Science Behind the Supplements: Advances and Controversies
Speakers, session topics and titles, and times are subject to change.
8:00 – 9:00 am
9:00 – 9:15 am
Michael McBurney, Ph.D.
Head of Scientific Affairs
DSM Nutritional Products, Inc.
Chair, Senior Scientific Advisory Council, CRN
9:15 – 10:15 am
Multivitamins in Cancer, CVD and Chronic Disease Prevention—
The Physicians’ Health Study (PHS) II
Howard D. Sesso, Sc.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Associate Epidemiologist, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Division of Preventive Medicine
10:15 – 11:00 am
Diet-based Strategies for Cancer Prevention
Hang Xiao, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Food Science
University of Massachusetts Amherst
2013 Mary Swartz Rose Young Investigator Award Recipient
11:00 – 11:15 am — BREAK —
11:15 – 12:00 pm
Challenges in Examining Potential Health Benefits from Dietary and Supplemental Antioxidants
Christopher Gardner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Stanford Prevention Research Center , Stanford University School of Medicine
12:00 – 1:15 pm — LUNCH —
1:15 – 2:00 pm
γ-Tocopherol for Improving Vascular Endothelial Function: Efficacy, Safety, and Challenges
Richard Bruno, Ph.D., R.D.
Associate Professor and Human Nutrition Program Leader,
Human Nutrition Program, Department of Human Sciences,
The Ohio State University
2:00 – 2:45 pm
Results from the Age Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) II
Paul Bernstein M.D., Ph.D.
Mary Boesche Professor of
Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Moran Eye Center, University of Utah School of Medicine
2:45 – 3:00 pm — BREAK —
3:00 – 3:45 pm
Calcium Supplementation and Cardiovascular Risk
Alyssa K. Phillips
Department of Nutrition Science
3:45 – 4:45 pm
Panel: The science and safety of stimulants ingredients in dietary supplements
Hector L. Lopez, M.D., CSCS, FAAPMR
Spine, Sports and Nutritional Medicine
Chief Medical Officer – The Center for Applied Health Sciences
Co-Founder – Supplement Safety Solutions
Amy Eichner, Ph.D.
Special Advisor on Drugs and Supplements
United States Anti-Doping Agency
4:45 – 5:00 pm
Duffy MacKay, N.D.
Vice President, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Council for Responsible Nutrition
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Whether it’s Brigham Young University, Cornell, or the College of Hard Knocks, don your favorite college sweatshirt, and get into the spirit at this casual wind-down networking reception.