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Friday, April 21 • 8:00am - 12:00pm
The Global Nutrition Transition and Immune Function: The Challenges of Overnutrition and Undernutrition in Vulnerable Populations

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Chair:  David Heber, MD, PhD, UCLA Center for Human Nutrition

Presentations:

Impact of Nutrition in the Global Nutrition Transition and Immune Function: The Public Health Perspective, David Heber, MD, PhD, UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, Los Angeles, CA

Vitamin D and Immune Function: How Much is Enough?, Michael F. Holick, MD, PhD, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA

Omega-3 Fatty Acid Modulation of Immunity, Inflammation and Cardiometabolic Disease Risk, Philip Calder, PhD, Dphil, University of SouthHampton, Southampton, UK

Nutritional Modulation of the Microbiome and Immune Function: Where We are Today and Future Research Directions, Ian Rowland, PhD, University of Reading, Reading, UK

Vitamin A and Carotenoids as Immunoactive Compounds, Charles Stephenson, PhD, USDA ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center, Davis, CA

Immune Function and Micronutrient Status in Overweight and Obese, Simin N. Meydani, DVM, PhD, Tufts University, Boston, MA

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Friday April 21, 2017 8:00am - 12:00pm
McCormick Place Convention Center