Nobel Prize winner Tim Hunt will discuss possible mechanisms that cause cancer and one of ASIP's award winners will talk specifically about a new breast cancer discovery. Another award winner will be speaking about a link between cardiovascular disease and viral infection.
Other ASIP sessions will report on stem cells, liver cancer and lung injury.
The American Society for Nutritional Sciences (ASNS) once again offers two popular controversial sessions, one on infectobesity (obesity of infectious origin) and one on dietary reference intakes. Numerous other ASNS sessions report advances in topics such as diet in cancer; nutrigenetics/nutrigenomics; nutrition and exercise; nutrition, host defense and infectious diseases; cognitive function and nutrition; challenges to optimizing bone health in infants and children; aging and nutrition; functional foods and herbal dietary supplements; and at least a dozen presentations on the metabolism of individual vitamins and minerals, from B to zinc.
The American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) program includes a session on the trophic effects of estrogen in the brain: protection for memory, aging and neurodegenerative diseases. Other ASPET sessions report research about the actions of hallucinogens and atypical
Contact: Sarah Goodwin
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology