2014 ILSI Annual Meeting

Southampton, Bermuda
2014-01-17 – 2014-01-22
Fairmont Southampton

Quiet cove, Bermuda Photo by Steven Parker ILSI Network Communications Services Manager

Scientists from around the globe attend the ILSI Annual Meeting to discuss the latest science related to a variety of topics important to human and environmental health. Member representatives, trustees and science advisors, and staff also come together to outline how ILSI can help move pure research into practical programs, interventions, and technologies that improve health, safety, and well-being.

The 2014 program was proudly brought to you by ILSI, ILSI North America, and the ILSI Research Foundation.

Program Presentations

Presentations from most of the program sessions have been posted. Watch for a few remaining ones to come soon.

Saturday, 18 January 2014

ILSI Asia Branches Meeting

Sunday, 19 January 2014

ILSI North America Assembly of Members
Science at a Crossroads
Keynote Speaker: Arturo Casadevall, MD, PhD

What is CIMSANS?
Dave Gustafson, PhD, Director

Monday, 20 January 2014

ILSI-India Breakfast Meeting

ILSI Research Foundation Scientific Session
Faithful Research Reporting and Steps to Promote It
Junk Food for Thought: Nutrition Research Reporting from the Perspective of an Editor
Dennis Bier, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Fidelity and Transparency of Research Reporting: Perspective of Data Integrity
David Moher, PhD, University of Ottawa, Canada

Recent Initiatives to Improve Research Fidelity
Andrew Brown, PhD, University of Alabama Birmingham, USA

Methods to Improve Public Data Sharing: Perspective of a "Forensic" Statistician
Kevin Coombes, PhD, Ohio State University, USA

ILSI North America Scientific Session
Free Will or Fate: What Drives Our Food Choice Decisions
Understanding Food Choice: A Psychological Perspective
Suzanne Higgs, PhD, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Behavioral Economics, Irrational Decision-Making and Food
David Just, PhD, Cornell University, USA

Can Palatable Food Active Reward Circuitry and Escalate Caloric Intake
Eric Stice, PhD, University of Texas at Austin, USA

Triggers to Free Will
Jason Riis, PhD, Harvard University, USA

ILSI Focal Point in China Business Meeting

ILSI North America Scientific Session
Precision Nutrition: From Cell to Society
Nutrigenomics, Dietary Requirements, and Personalized Nutrition
Steve Zeisel, MD, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

Improving Micronutrient Status in Humans: Efforts Linking Agriculture and Human Nutrition
Michael Grusak, PhD, USDA-ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Meeting Folate and Related B-vitamin Requirements through Food: Is it Enough? The Role of Fortification and Dietary Supplements
Helene McNulty, PhD, University of Ulster, Ireland

Problems for Consumers in Following the Dietary Guidelines in Today's Market Place
Allison Yates, PhD, US Department of Agriculture, USA
(presentation unavailable)

Regulatory Perspective: What is FDA Doing in Reaction to these Issues?
Suzanne Fitzpatrick, PhD, US Food and Drug Administration, USA
(presentation unavailable)

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

ILSI Japan Breakfast Meeting

ILSI North America Scientific Session
Food Safety Case Study: Arsenic
Arsenic in Food: Sources and Issues in Risk Assessment
Sam Cohen, MD, PhD, University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA

Nation Research Council Update on Arsenic: Critical Scientific Issues in Assessing Health Risk from Oral Exposure to Inorganic Arsenic
James MacDonald, PhD, Chrysalis Pharma Consulting, LLC, USA

Risk/Benefit Analysis of Rice Consumption in the US Diet: Nutrition-Related Health Benefits Relative to Risk
Joyce Tsuji, PhD, DABT, Exponent, Inc., USA

Nutritional Influences on Arsenic Metabolism among Children and Adults
Megan Hall, ScD, Columbia University, USA

Latin America Branches Meeting

ILSI Discussion
One ILSI: Global Partnership for a Healthier World
Food and Water Safety
Michael Doyle, PhD, University of Georgia, USA

One ILSI on Food and Water Safety
Eric Hentges, PhD, ILSI North America, USA

Toxicology and Risk Science
Alan Boobis, OBE, PhD, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

One ILSI On Toxicology and Risk Science
Syril Pettit, MEM, ILSI HESI, USA

Nutrition for Healthy Aging
Elizabeth Johnson, PhD, Tufts University, USA

One ILSI on Nutrition and Healthy Aging
Diána Bánáti, PhD, ILSI Europe, Belgium

Sustainable Agriculture and Nutrition Security
Pedro Arraes Pereira, PhD, EMBRAPA, Brazil

Business Contributions to Setting New Research Agendas
Matt Freeman, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Switzerland

Posters From ILSI Entities Around the World

Posters from the Annual Meeting poster session highlight the structure, recent activities, and program impacts of branches and centers throughout the ILSI network.


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