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Full Schedule

  • Wednesday, June 9, 2021
  • 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM EDT
    Bootcamp / Live Fitness Class
  • 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM EDT
    Dialogues in Nutrition: Meet Jess Haines – Bridging Research Findings and Practical Guidance for Families for a More Sustainable Healthy Diet

    Speaker: Jess Haines, PhD, MHSc, RD – University of Guelph

    Global and Public Health Nutrition

    Food Science and Systems

  • 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM EDT
    Should Isoflavones Be Considered Endocrine Disruptors? A Critical Review of the Literature (Sponsored Satellite Program)

    Chair: John W. Erdman, Jr., PhD – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Speaker: Martin Ronis, PhD – Louisiana State University

    Speaker: Alison M. Duncan, PhD, RD, FDC – University of Guelph

    Speaker: Ian Rowland, PhD – University of Reading

    Speaker: Mark Messina, PhD, MS – Loma Linda University

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM EDT
    Case Study: A 51-year-old Female with a History of Crohn’s Disease and Intestinal Resection* (*This is a hypothetical case and patient.)

    Speaker: Gabriela Gardner – Memorial Hermann Health System

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM EDT
    A New Structured Lipid Product for Treatment of Fat Malabsorption and Other Causes of Weight Loss or Growth Faltering (Sponsored Satellite Program)

    Chair: Virginia A. Stallings, MD – Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

    Speaker: Virginia A. Stallings, MD – Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
    George Bray Outstanding Scientific Achievements Award in Obesity Research Lectureship - My Lifetime Journey Through Obesity Research

    Chair: George Bray, MD – Pennington Biomedical Research Center

    Chair: Leanne M. Redman, PhD – Pennington Biomedical Research Center

    Speaker: Eric Ravussin, PhD – Pennington Biomedical Research Center

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
    Gilbert A. Leveille Lecture - Precision Nutrition: Lessons from the Study of Choline (From Research to Practice)

    Chair: Elizabeth J. Mayer-Davis, PhD, RD – UNC-Chapel Hill

    Speaker: Steven H. Zeisel, MD, PhD – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    From Research to Practice

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    Using Innovative Technologies for Nutrition and Dietary Assessment in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

    Chair: Winnie Bell, MPH, MS – Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

    Chair: Marieke Vossenaar, PhD – Center for Dietary Assessment, FHI 360

    Speaker: Jennifer Coates, PhD – Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

    Speaker: Mourad Moursi, PhD – Intake - Center for Dietary Assessment, FHI Solutions

    Speaker: Aulo Gelli, PhD – International Food Policy Research Institute

    Speaker: Markus Pohl – Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e. V.

    Global and Public Health Nutrition

  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
    Gaps in Maternal and Child Iron Management: Unmet Needs and Future Challenges (Sponsored Satellite Program)

    Chair: Michael K. Georgieff, M.D. – University of Minnesota

    Speaker: Kimberly O. O'Brien, PhD – Cornell University

    Speaker: Michael Auerbach, MD – Georgetown University

    Speaker: Michael K. Georgieff, M.D. – University of Minnesota

    Speaker: Sarah E. Cusick, PhD – University of Minnesota

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
    Optimizing NAD Status: A Call to Action for Nutrition Research (Sponsored Satellite Program)

    Chair: Mona Rosene, MS, RD – ChromaDex Corp

    Speaker: J. Bruce German, PhD – UC Davis

    Speaker: Eija Pirinen, PhD – University of Helsinki

    Speaker: David L. Katz, MD, MPH – Diet ID, Inc

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
    The Global Nutrition Transition: Precision Nutrition and Hidden Hunger (Sponsored Satellite Program)

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

    Speaker: Zhaoping Li, MD, PhD – UCLA Center for Human Nutrition

    Speaker: Jose M. Ordovas, PhD – Tufts University

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
    Dialogues in Nutrition: Improving Nutrition Research with Stable Isotopes

    Chair: Cornelia U. Loechl, PhD – International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

    Panelist: Daniel J. Hoffman, PhD – Rutgers University

    Panelist: Daniel Tomé, PhD, Professor – Université Paris-Saclay, AgroParisTech, INRAE, UMR PNCA, France

    Panelist: Georg Lietz, PhD – Newcastle University, U.K.

    Panelist: Nancy F. Krebs, MD, MS – University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus

    Global and Public Health Nutrition

  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
    AIN-93G/M: Is it Time to Revisit the Formulation?

    Chair: Jesse F. Gregory, III, PhD – University of Florida

    Chair: Robert E. Ward, PhD – Utah State University

    Speaker: Marta L. Fiorotto, Ph.D. – USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine

    Speaker: David Klurfeld, PhD – USDA/ARS

    Speaker: Michael Pellizzon, PhD – Research Diets, Inc.

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
    Diversity in Nutrition Research at NIH: Research and Professional Development Opportunities

    Chair: Sonia Vega-López, PhD – Arizona State University

    Moderator: Lisa M. Troy, PhD – University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Speaker: Charlotte Pratt, PhD, MS, RD – NIH/NHLBI

    Speaker: Jill Reedy, PhD, MPH, RDN – National Cancer Institute

    Speaker: Mary Evans, PhD – National Institutes of Health

    Speaker: Alison A. Brown, MS, PhD, RDN – NIH/NHLBI

    Panelist: Padma Maruvada, Ph.D – National Institute of Diabetes, and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

    Career/Professional Development

  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
    Healthy Debate: What Role(s) Does Exercise Play in Weight Management and Energy Balance? (From Research to Practice)

    Chair: John W. Apolzan, PhD, FTOS – Pennington Biomedical Research Center

    Chair: Nancy R. Rodriguez, PhD – University of Connecticut

    Speaker: Herman Pontzer, PhD – Duke University

    Speaker: Robert Ross, PhD – Queen’s University, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism

    From Research to Practice

  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
    Aging and Chronic Disease GEM Forum - Hot Topic: Obesity and Weight Management in Older Adults: Weighing the Benefits and Risks

    Chair: Kathryn N. Porter Starr, PhD, RDN – Duke University School of Medicine; Durham VA Medical Center

    Speaker: Denise K. Houston, PhD – Wake Forest School of Medicine

  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
    Climate/Environment, Health, Agriculture and Improved Nutrition (CHAIN) GEM Forum

    Chair: John Finley, PhD Animal Nutrition – USDA ARS

    Chair: Daniel Raiten – Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
    Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Networking Event, Organized by the Minority and Diversity Affairs Committee

    Chair: Sonia Vega-López, PhD – Arizona State University

    Speaker: Michelle I. Cardel, PhD, MS, RD – WW International, Inc.; University of Florida

  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
    ASN Community Activities and GEM Forums
  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
    Experimental Animal Nutrition GEM Forum

    Chair: Timothy J. Wester, PhD – Monogastric Research Centre, Massey University

    Speaker: Vishal Singh, PhD – Pennsylvania State University

    Speaker: Andrew J. Steelman, PhD – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
    Maternal, Perinatal and Pediatric Nutrition GEM Forum - Grant Writing Training Academy Forum

    Chair: Leanne M. Redman, PhD – Pennington Biomedical Research Center

    Moderator: Kristen E. Boyle, PhD – University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

    Moderator: Cara F. Ruggiero, MS, RD – Pennsylvania State University

    Speaker: Katherine N. Balantekin, PhD, RD – University at Buffalo

    Speaker: Alissa D. Smethers, PhD, RD – Monell Chemical Senses Center

    Speaker: April J. Stull, PhD, RDN, FAND – Baylor University

    Career/Professional Development

  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
    Vitamins and Minerals GEM Forum

    Chair: Sahar Ajabshir, PhD, MSc – Florida International University

    Speaker: Baljit Kaur, MSc – University of Toronto

    Speaker: Ei-Xia Mussai, MSc – University of British Columbia

    Speaker: Yiying Zhao, B.S – Purdue University

  • 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT
    ASN Community Activities and GEM Forums
  • 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT
    Nutritional Immunology and Inflammation GEM Forum - Hot Topic: Interleukin-1 and Insulin Secretion: A Nutritional and Immunological Intersection

    Chair: Dallas R. Donohoe, PhD – The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

    Speaker: Jason Collier, PhD – Pennington Biomedical Research Center

  • 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT
    ASN Sustaining Partner Forum: Your Nutrition Industry – Who We Are and What We Do

    Chair: Jan Willem van Klinken, MD, PhD, MS – GSK Consumer Healthcare

    Speaker: Kristin Rubin, PhD – Kind International/MARS

    Speaker: Yasmeen Nkrumah-Elie, PhD – ChromaDex Inc.

    Speaker: Swati Kalgaonkar, PhD – Almond Board of California

    Career/Professional Development

  • 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT
    Nutrition Rounds Live: A Case Discussion

    Chair: Doron D. Kahana, MD, CPNS – Ambulatory Care Network, LA County

    Speaker: Michael Rothkopf, MD – National Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists

    Speaker: Zhaoping Li, MD, PhD – UCLA Center for Human Nutrition

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT
    Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis (Sponsored Satellite Program)

    Chair: Sung Nim Han, PhD, RD – Seoul National University

    Speaker: Dong-Mi Shin, PhD – Seoul National University

    Speaker: Hakdong Shin, PhD – Sejong University

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism