CRN Workshop Registration Opens; Scientific Experts to Examine Future of Dietary Supplement Research

September 17, 2010

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN; Washington, DC) will host an impressive line-up of top scientific experts who will discuss the future of dietary supplement research at the association...s popular one-day symposium, The Workshop: A Day of Science, in September. Registration for the event is now open. Eileen Kennedy, DSc, dean, Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition, Science, and Policy, will open the symposium with a keynote address titled, Overfed and Undernutrified: A Global Perspective on the Role of Dietary Supplements in Dietary Guidance.

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN; Washington, DC) will host an impressive line-up of top scientific experts who will discuss the future of dietary supplement research at the association...s popular one-day symposium, The Workshop: A Day of Science, in September. Registration for the event is now open.

Eileen Kennedy, DSc, dean, Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition, Science, and Policy, will open the symposium with a keynote address titled, Overfed and Undernutrified: A Global Perspective on the Role of Dietary Supplements in Dietary Guidance.

Following Kennedy...s presentation, the day will be divided into four consecutive scientific sessions, each focusing on a different aspect of dietary supplement research.

The first session features speakers John Milner, PhD, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute; Renger Witkamp, PhD, Wageningen University, The Netherlands; and Ronald Krauss, MD, Children...s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, and a member of the Institute Of Medicine expert committee on the topic of biomarkers.

In the second session, Robin Marles, PhD, Health Canada, will examine how science drives policy, based on case histories from the regulatory body. Following lunch, a panel will offer insights on recent advances in nutrigenomics and nutrigenetics, with guest speakers Robert Superko, MD, Celera; Steven Zeisel, PhD, University of North Carolina; and Ray Rodriguez, PhD, University of California, Davis.

The Workshop concludes with a look to the future, with a presentation by George Burdock, PhD, Burdock Group, on the application of nanotechnology research to dietary supplements.

The event will take place September 29 at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa, Austin, TX. Online registration
for the event is now open. The Workshop will be held in tandem with The Conference, CRN...s annual symposium for the dietary supplement industry, and attendees for both events will mingle at a networking reception the evening of September 29. Visit CRN...s events page for more.