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Conference Preliminary Program FFC 29

Conference Preliminary Program (Sample from Previous Conference)

August 28, 2019

8:15-8:45 Registration

8:45-9:00 Welcome and opening remarks:

Session 1. Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds: Definition, Status, and Regulation.

9:00-9:20 Danik Martirosyan, PhD, President, Functional Food Institute, Dallas, TX, USA.  Evaluating Scientific Data by using Functional Food Definition: Food Bioactive Compounds for the Management of Aging Related Diseases

9:20-9:40 Debasis Bagchi, PhD, Professor, Department of Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Houston College of Pharmacy, Houston, TX, USA.  Nutraceuticals and Functional Food Regulations in the United States

Hot topic talks will be selected from submitted abstracts

10:00-10:15 Coffee Break

Session 2: Aging and Chronic Diseases (Cancer, Diabetes, CVD and Mental Diseases)

10:15-10:45 A. Hameed Khan, PhD, Senior Scientist, National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland. USA.  The Impact of Sequencing Human Genome on Novel Drug Design and the Synthesis of Analogs of (AZQ) Aziridinyl-benzoquinones (US Patent 4,146,622) as a Novel Class of Drugs Designed for Treating Brain Cancer: The Impact of Brain Cancer Treatment on Healthspan and Longevity

10:45-11:15 Garth Nicolson, PhD, Research Professor of Molecular Pathology, The Institute for Molecular Medicine, S. Laguna Beach, CA, USA.  Membrane Lipid Replacement with plant glycerolphospholipids improves fatigue, pain and other symptoms while improving Quality of Life in aged patients

11:15-11:45 Sheila Wicks, MD. MBA. Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois, USA.  Chemoprevention and Longevity

11:45:12:15 Tatiana A. Korolenko, PhD, Professor, Institute of Physiology and Basic Medicine, Novosibirsk, Russia.  A Beneficial Effect of Trehalose on A Murine Model Of Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Hot topic talks will be selected from submitted abstracts

Lunch: 12:30-13:30

Session 3: Diet, Nutrition and Functional Foods for Older Adults

13:30-14:00  Jian Guan, Associate Professor Pharmacology and clinical pharmacology, University of Auckland, New Zealand.  Nutrition and Healthy Aging

14:00-14:00 Helen Ayo-Omogie, PhD, Department of Food Science and Technology, Federal University of Technology, PMB 704, Akure, Nigeria.  Enhancement of Indigestible Carbohydrate, Resistant Starch and Antioxidant Capacity of Gluten-reduced Bread through Supplementation with Cardaba Banana Flour

Hot topic talks will be selected from submitted abstracts

Session 4: Prebiotics and Probiotics and Healthy Aging

15:00-15:30  Shawn M. Talbott, PhD, Amare Global, Irvine, CA, USA.   Dual Role of Gut-Brain-Axis Modulation in Obesity and Depression

Hot topic talks will be selected from submitted abstracts

Session 5: Biomarkers in Age-Related Diseases

Hot topic talks will be selected from submitted abstracts

16:00-17:00 Session 5: Poster Session 

17:00 Conference closing

17:00-20:00 San Diego City Tour and Networking 

August 29, 2020

Session 6: Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds for Disease Management and Healthy Aging

9:00-9:30 Elizabeth Plourde, PhD, Reseacher/Educator, 21st Century Health Consulting, Irvine CA, USA. (Tentative topic)  Foods that Offer Protection from Radiation - Whether 5G Electromagnetic or Solar

9:30-10:00 Debasis Bagchi, PhD, Proffesor, University of Houston, College of Pharmacy, Houston, Texas, USA.  (Tentative topic)  VMP35 MNC, A Novel Iron-Free Supplement, Enhances Cytoprotection Against Anemia in Human Subjects: A Clinical Investigation.

Hot topic talks will be selected from submitted abstracts

Session 7: Functional Ingrediends/bioactive compounds and Healthy Aging

11:00-11:20 William W. Li, MD, President and Medical Director, The Angiogenesis Foundation, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.  Activation of intrinsic health defenses as a mechanism for food bioactives: a systems-based approach to food functionality (Topic penting)

11:20-11:35 Sandeep Agarwal, President, Pure Indian Foods,  NJ, USA.  Heart-Healthy Ghee is not an oxymoron

11:35-12:00 Alan Snow, PhD, CEO, Cognitive Clarity Inc., Edmonds WA, United States.  Breakthrough Dietary Supplement Targeting the Real Reason We Lose Memory as We Age: Brain Plaques and Tangles

12:00-12:15 Anula Perera, PhD, Food Scientist, Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre, Saskatoon, SK, Canada.  Mineral Nutrients of Canadian Saskatoon Berries (Amelanchier alnifolia) and Leaves and Interrelationship

Lunch: 12:15-13:00

Session 8: FFC's Anti-Aging Strategies: Clinical Studies on longevity. Session Chair: Francesco Marotta, PhD, MD

13:00-13:30 Francesco Marotta, MD, PhD, ReGenera R&D International for Aging Intervention, Milano, Italy. ProfessorMarotta recently has received the prestigious nomination to act as president of the commission on Longevity and Vitality Medical Science of FEMTEC, a highly-reputed world federation endorsed by WHO.  Longevity-Promoting Pharmaceuticals and Functional Food ingredients

Hot topic talks will be selected from submitted abstracts

Session 9: Current Research and Development of New Functional Food Products:

14:00-14:20 Hairong Cheng, PhD, Professor, State Key Laboratory of Microbial Metabolism, School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China.  One-Step Fermentation of Xylitol using Glucose as the Sole Carbon Source

14:20-14:40 Hossein Mirmiranpour, MD, PhD,  Assistant of Professor, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center (EMRC), Vali-Asr Hospital, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.  Oxidative stress can be modulated by Cinnamic acid in old type 2 diabetic patients

14:40-15:00 Danik Martirosyan, PhD,  President, Functional Food Institute, Dallas, TX, USA. Evaluating BioMedical Data by using Functional Food Definition: Food and Food BC for the Management of Aging Related Diseases

Hot topic talks will be selected from submitted abstracts

15:40-16:10 Session 10. Poster Session 

16:10-16:25 Awards and Certificates

16:25-16:50 Conference Closing

*Please note: Schedule subject to change.