Videos from Annual Meeting Now Available
Annual Meeting 2017 was a success! More than 300 people from 24 countries came to La Jolla, California, USA to participate in ILSI's premier event, which featured networking events, business meetings, and an engaging scientific program.
Videos of speaker presentations and PDF copies of slides are now online for the following keynote speakers: Keynotes
Videos of individual scientific sessions on food allergies; dietary protein; water safety; nutrition and cancer; personalized nutrition; and ensuring a sustainable food supply are available online here: 2017 Annual Meeting Scientific Sesssions
This month's number...
The number of children in China whose health is being improved by Ying Yang Bao.
The individuals who serve on the ILSI Board of Trustees bring a range of expertise and experience to their work defining and achieving ILSI's goals. We are grateful for these unpaid volunteers who take their scientific and fiduciary responsibilities to the organization seriously.
We are very proud to announce Lucy Sun Hwang, PhD, joined the ILSI Board at the 2017 Annual Meeting. Dr Hwang is Professor Emeritus of National Taiwan University, Graduate Institute of Food Science and Technology and Founding President of ILSI Taiwan. We look forward to Dr Hwang's help in making ILSI successful. You can read more about Dr Hwang here: Biosketch. A list of the full Board is available here: BOT
II Ciclo de Debates – Desnutrição Hospitalar
ILSI Brasil Monograph
English Title: Debate Series II: Malnutrition in Hospital Settings
This new monograph explores malnutrition in cancer patients, malnutrition and frailty and wasting (sarcopenia and cachexia), and other incidences of malnutrition in hospital settings. Please note this publication is in Portuguese: Desnutrição Hospitalar
Systematic Review on N-3 and N-6 PUFA Intake in European Countries in Light of the Current Recommendations – Focus on Specific Population Groups
Annals of of Nutrition & Metabolism
This Open Access article systematically reviews intake of total and individual n-3 and n-6 PUFAs in European infants, children, adolescents, elderly, and pregnant and lactating women. PDF available here: PUFAs
Using exposure bands for rapid decision making in the RISK21 tiered exposure assessment
Critical Reviews in Toxicology
This paper describes the exposure tiers of HESI's RISK21 matrix and the approaches to adapt readily available information to more quickly inform exposure at a screening level. The full article is available to journal subscribers or for purchase: Risk21
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FEATURED: Role of Packaging in Promoting Food Safety and Security
27 - 28 February 2017
New Delhi, India
The comprehensive program on food packaging organized by ILSI-India provide an overview of how common materials (laminates; paper; glass; plastic; others) and innovations in packaging contribute to the delivery of safe, nutritious foods. Background information and speaker details are available here: Packaging Flyer
FEATURED: Food and Its Influence on the Development of Society
5 - 7 April
Campos do Jordão, Brazil
ILSI Brasil's VIII National Congress/Annual Meeting features an exciting line-up of presentations. The keynote speaker will be Lama Rinchen Khyenrab, Buddhist monk, on the human nature of eating. The program in Portuguese and English is available here: ILSI Brasil Annual Meeting
FEATURED: Rethinking Developmental Toxicity Testing: Evolution or Revolution
19 - 20 April 2017
Washington, DC, USA
HESI's important workshop will address the questions: What if we were responding to the thalidomide tragedy today instead of 50 years ago, with 21st century science and technology available to us? Would we design the same protocol? If not, would it be radically different, or just an updated version of the 1965 design?
Workshop details are online. Space is limited, so register early: Rethinking Developmental Toxicity