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The Effect of Nutrition on Epigenetic Status, Growth, and Health–Practical Information for the Clinician

Jan 23 | 10:30AM - 12:30PM

The Effect of Nutrition on Epigenetic Status, Growth, and Health–Practical Information for the Clinician

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Summarize the field of epigenetics and its origins in the Dutch hunger 
  2. Discuss the influence of exposures through the food chain and how they influence epigenetic disease patterns
  3. Discuss opportunities for mitigating epigenetic risks of disease through nutrition
  4. Develop a structural paradigm for practitioners and healthcare systems to limit epigenetic disease through nutrition and environmental health initiatives

FACULTY & TOPICS

The Ukraine Holomodor, Dutch Hunger Winter and China's Great Leap Forward: What Famines Can Teach Us About Disease Acquired During Gestation
L.H. Lumey, PhD, MD

Epigenetics: How Genes and Environment Interact
Randy Jirtle, PhD

Epigenetics and Personalized Medicine
Lucia Aronica, PhD

Operationalizing Epigenetics within Healthcare - A 30,000 Feet View
Jeff Thompson, MD

MODERATORS

Peter Nichol, MD, PhD

Carmen Sapienza, PhD

LEARNING LEVEL: Advanced
UAN: 0216-0000-18-010-L04-P
CE CREDIT: 2 hours