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2013 AICR Conference Program


Wednesday, November 6

5:00pm – 7:00pm — Welcome Reception


Thursday, November 7

7:15am – 8:15am — Continental Breakfast


8:15am – 8:30am — Conference Opening and Welcome


8:30am – 11:45am — Opening Plenary:
Can Food Processing Enhance Cancer Protection?

  • Chair: John W. Erdman, Jr., PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Chair: Elizabeth Jeffery, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Introduction and Session Overview
John W. Erdman, Jr., PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Influence of food processing on retention and bioaccessibility of bioactive food components
    Marc E. G. Hendrickx, PhD, Center for Food and Microbial Technology, KU Leuven, Belgium
  • Processing crucifers to retain optimal bioactivity
    Elizabeth Jeffery, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Processing and preparation of meat to minimize formation of carcinogens
    Amanda J. Cross, PhD, Imperial College London, London, UK
  • Fermented foods: intake and implications for cancer risk
    Johanna W. Lampe, PhD, RD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Panel Discussion
John W. Erdman, Jr., PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


11:45am – 11:55am — Announcements and Recognition of Conference Scholarship Recipients


12:00pm – 1:30pm — Plated Luncheon and Roundtable Networking


12:00pm – 1:30pm — Registered Dietitian Luncheon

  • The latest study: what does it really mean?

Moderator:

  • Alice Bender, MS, RDN, Associate Director for Nutrition Programs, AICR

Speakers:

  • Kim Robien, PhD, RD, CSO, FAND, George Washington University
  • Karen Collins, MS, RDN, CDN, AICR Nutrition Advisor

1:30pm – 4:55pm — Split Sessions A and B

Split Session A: Transgenerational Effects of Diet: Implications for Cancer Prevention

  • Chair: John A. Milner, PhD, USDA Beltsville Human Nutrition Center
  • Chair: Sharon A. Ross, PhD, MPH, National Cancer Institute

Introduction and Session Overview
Sharon A. Ross, PhD, MPH, National Cancer Institute

  • Transgenerational epigenetic effects on phenotypic variation and disease risk
    Joseph H. Nadeau, PhD, Pacific Northwest Research Institute
  • Effects of methyl donor nutrition on transgenerational obesity
    Robert A. Waterland, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Maternal protein restriction induces transgenerational epigenetic and phenotypic changes in the offspring
    Karen A. Lillycrop, PhD, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
  • Epigenetic transgenerational inheritance alters stress responses in a sexually dimorphic manner
    David Crews, PhD, University of Texas at Austin

Session Summary and Panel Discussion
John A. Milner, PhD, USDA Beltsville Human Nutrition Center

Split Session B: Nutrition, Exercise and Bone Health in Cancer Survivorship

  • Chair: Cheryl L. Rock, PhD, RD, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine

Introduction and Session Overview
Cheryl L. Rock, PhD, RD, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine

  • The role of calcium and vitamin D in bone health in the general population
    Bess Dawson-Hughes, MD, Tufts University
  • Osteoporosis in cancer survivors: risk, prevention, and treatment options
    Ari VanderWalde, MD, MPH, MBioeth, Amgen Inc.
  • Energy balance and bone health in cancer survivors: observational evidence on exercise and obesity
    Kathleen Y. Wolin, ScD, FACSM, Loyola University of Chicago
  • Exercise interventions and bone health in breast cancer survivors
    M. Tish Knobf, PhD, FAAN, AOCN, Yale University School of Nursing

Panel Discussion and Session Summary
Cheryl L. Rock, PhD, RD, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine


5:00pm – 7:00pm — Poster Session I and Reception


Friday, November 8

7:00am – 8:15am — Continental Breakfast and Split Breakfast Sessions I and II

Breakfast Session I: Systematic Review of Preclinical and Mechanistic Human Studies – Opportunities and Challenges

Chair: Stephen D. Hursting, PhD, MPH, University of Texas at Austin

  • Introduction - Framing of questions and objectivs
    Stephen D. Hursting, PhD, MPH, University of Texas at Austin
  • Mechanistic insights from population-based studies
    Johanna W. Lampe, PhD, RD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Mechanistic insights from clinical studies
    Steven K. Clinton, MD, PhD, The Ohio State University
  • Mechanistic insights from animal/in vitro studies
    Henry J. Thompson, PhD, Colorado State University


Breakfast Session II: Cancer Research in Social Media: A Wake-Up Call

Chair: Kathleen Y. Wolin, ScD, FACSM, Loyola University Chicago

  • Filling the void: why social media needs scientists
    Kathleen Y. Wolin, ScD, FACSM, Loyola University Chicago
  • Social media is the scientific water cooler
    Karen M. Basen-Engquist, PhD, MPH, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • How social media advances science and your scientific career
    Sherry Pagoto, PhD, University of Massachusetts Medical School

8:15am – 12:00pm — Split Sessions C and D

Split Session C: Epigenetic Regulation – MicroRNAs, Diet and Cancer Prevention

  • Chair: Richard L. Eckert, PhD, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Introduction and Session Overview
Richard L. Eckert, PhD, University of Maryland School of Medicine

  • Nutraceuticals mediated regulation of microRNAs for cancer therapy
    Fazlul H. Sarkar, PhD, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Western diet up-regulates ADAM17, TGF-α and K-Ras and down-regulates inhibitory miRNA feedback loops
    Marc Bissonnette, MD, University of Chicago
  • Dietary regulation of microRNA and gene expression profiling in a preclinical model of colon carcinogenesis
    Robert S. Chapkin, PhD, Texas A&M University
  • Colon cancer prevention through gene silencing mediated by gut bacteria
    Chiang J. Li, MD, FACP, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School

Session Summary
Richard L. Eckert, PhD, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Split Session D: The Food Environment and Food policy: Implications for Cancer Risk

Chair: June Stevens, MS, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Introduction and Session Overview
June Stevens, MS, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • The food environment, diet, and health: what do we know from the existing evidence?
    Sharon Kirkpatrick, PhD, MHSc, University of Waterloo
  • Measuring food environments in communities: observations and surveys
    Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH, University of Pennsylvania
  • So, what’s in your house? Strategies for measuring the home food environment
    Dianne S. Ward, EdD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Community-based interventions for chronic disease prevention: approaches for changing the food environment
    Joel Gittelsohn, MS, PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Panel Discussion and Session Summary
June Stevens, MS, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


12:00pm – 1:45pm — Poster Session II and Boxed Lunch


1:50pm – 4:30pm — Closing Plenary:
How Does Obesity Contribute to Cancer Risk?

  • Chair: Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, PhD, RD, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Chair: James C. Fleet, PhD, Purdue University

Introduction and Session Overview
Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, PhD, RD, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center

  • How obesity contributes to cancer risk
    Pamela J. Goodwin, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto
  • Obesity and prostate cancer incidence and survival
    Elizabeth A. Platz, ScD, MPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Restricting energy metabolism or increasing physical activity – which is more important for cancer prevention?
    Jennifer A. Ligibel, MD, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Obesity, energy balance and cancer prevention: mechanistic insights from transdisciplinary studies
    Stephen D. Hursting, PhD, MPH, University of Texas at Austin

Session Summary
James C. Fleet, PhD, Purdue University


4:30pmCONFERENCE CLOSES

 

Published on October 18, 2013

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