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Human Gut Microbiome & Nutrition Symposium

Topic: "Development of Microbiota-Directed Foods for Treatment of Childhood Undernutrition: Opportunities and Challenges" 


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When: Monday, April 17, 2017 at 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Clark-Fox Forum, Hillman Hall (Danforth Campus)

Agenda
8:30 am Registration begins; Light breakfast; sign-up for lunch with a speaker
9:00 am Chancellor Mark Wrighton, PhD, Washington University
Welcome
9:05 am William Powderly, MD, Washington University
Opening Remarks
9:15 am Keynote Speaker : Jeffrey Gordon, MD, Washington University
"Microbiota-Directed Complementary Foods for Treating Children with Undernutrition"
9:55 am Tahmeed Ahmed, PhD, MBBS, International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh
"Acute Childhood Malnutrition: Taking Science Where it is Needed"
 
10:35 am Break
10:50 am TBD
 
11:30 am Ana María Arbeláez, MD, MSCI, Washington University
"Effects of Childhood Malnutrition on Brain Development Beyond the 1000 days"
11:50 am Manu Goyal, MD, MSC, Washington University
"What a Child’s Brain Needs: A Metabolic Perspective"
 
12:10 pm Lunch
 
1:00 pm Global Health Case Competition Winning Team Presentation – Kate Simpson, Washington University & Nicholas Vryhof, Washington University
1:10 pm Harold Schmitz, PhD, Mars, Incorporated & Ralph Jerome, MS, Mars, Incoporated
"Thoughts on Translating Scientific Advances Related to Food and Health into Sustainable Business Models"
1:40 pm Filippo Randazzo, PhD, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
"Doing the Right Thing, for the Right Reasons, in the Right Way: Why ESC Thinking is Important for Achieving Global Health Impact"
 
2:10 pm Break
 
2:20 pm Subhasish Das, MBBS, MPH,  International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh
"Developing and Scaling Up of Microbiota-Directed Complementary Foods: Issues Involved and Initiatives Required"
2:50 pm Lora Iannotti, PhD, Washington University
"The Biome Beyond: Contextual Considerations"

3:20 pm Panel Discussion: "Challenges to Implementation"

Tahmeed Ahmed, PhD, MBBS, International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh
Subhasish Das, MBBS, MPH, International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh
Jeffrey Gordon, MD, Washington University
Lora Iannotti, PhD, Washington University
Filippo Randazzo, PhD, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Harold Schmitz, PhD, Mars, Incorporated 

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