24th International Conference of FFC

Organization: Functional Food Center

Venue: The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 20, 2018 End Date/Time: Sep 21, 2018
Registration Date: Sep 06, 2018
Early Registration Date: Jun 01, 2018
Abstract Submission Date: May 31, 2018
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Functional Food Center is pleased to announce its 24th International Conference "Functional and Medical Foods for Chronic Diseases: Bioactive Compounds and Biomarkers." The conference will be held in Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School Boston, the USA on September 20-21, 2018. This conference will bring together experts in medicine, biology, and the food industry to discuss the functional foods with bioactive compounds as dietary interventions for chronic diseases. Conference organized by  and Nutrition/Metabolism Laboratory at Department of Surgery,  / .

Session Topics:
  • Functional Food Definition and the Status of Functional Foods in Japan, US and other Countries
  • Nutrition, Functional Foods, and Obesity
  • Nutrition, Functional Foods, and Diabetes
  • Nutrition, Functional Foods, and Neurological Diseases
  • Nutrition, Functional Foods, and Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD)
  • Nutrition, Functional Foods, and Cancer
  • Functional Foods with Bioactive Compound(s): Prevention and Management of Non-communicable Diseases
  • Safety of the Bioactive Compounds and Functional Foods
  • Biomarkers , Functional Foods, and Chronic Disease
  • Special Session: Functional Food, Microbiome and Cancer
  • Special Session: Dietary Exosomes and their Cargos
  • Special session: Engineering bioaccessibility and bioavailability of bioactive compounds
  • Current Research and Development of New Functional Food Products




Functional Food Center

Conference Speakers

Perspective Guest Speakers and Session Chairs:

Uma Naidoo, MD

Amrenda Ajay, PhD

Mache Seibel, MD

Danik Martirosyan, PhD

Jin-Rong Zhou, PhD

Leena Pradhan-Nadzdyk, PhD

Hossein Mirmiranpour, MD, PhD

MD Nunrunnabi, PhD

Karen Lau

Manashi Bagchi, PhD

Harry G. Preuss, PhD, Professor

Georgios Pyrgiotakis, PhD

Debasis Bagchi, PhD

Nancy J. Emenaker, PhD

Gabriela Riscuta, MD

George Perry, PhD, Professor

Delores del Castillo, PhD

Pongsak Rattanachalkunsopon, PhD, Professor

Hairong Cheng, PhD

Laila Al-Shaar