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The Human Microbiome: Implications for Nutrition and Clinical Practice Agenda

NIH Division of Nutrition Research Coordination National Nutrition Month Mini-Symposium
NIH Clinical Center Masur Auditorium Exit Disclaimer (Building 10), Bethesda, MD
Friday, March 28, 2014 • 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


8:00 - 8:30 Registration check-in (Note: Online pre-registration is required)
8:30 - 8:40 Welcome
8:40 - 9:00 Setting the Stage for the Program - The Human Microbiome, Diet, and Health
Cindy Davis, PhD
National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements, Bethesda, MD
9:00 - 9:50 Keynote Address: The Intestinal Microbiome and Diet Interact to Regulate Body Fat and Metabolism
Andrew Greenberg, Ph.D.
Tufts University, Boston, MA
9:50 - 10:20 Probiotics and the Microbiome
Jasmohan S. Bajaj, M.D.
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
10:20 - 10:45 Discussion/Q&A
10:45 - 11:00 BREAK
11:00 - 11:30 Infant Microbiome
Lisa A. Peterson, M.D.
National Capital Consortium Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine,
United States Uniformed Health Services, Bethesda, MD
11:30 - 12:00 Diet and the Microbiome: Implications for Dietetics Practice and Research
Peter Beyer, MS, RD, LD
Retired, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
12:00 - 12:30 Discussion/Q&A
  Closing Remarks

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