10th International Conference

Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds in Health and Disease: Science and Practice

March 13-15, 2012,  University of California, Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, California, USA)


 

Conference Organizing Committee

Co-chairman: Garth Nicolson, PhD, Professor, from the Department of Molecular Pathology, President of Institute for Molecular Medicine, S. Laguna Beach, California, USA (A Nobel Prize nominee - Garth Nicolson is the world's leading authority on cellular medicine, author of more than 600 medical and scientific publications)

Co-chairman: Danik M. Martirosyan, PhD, Founder of Functional Food Center, Research Associate Clinical Professor at Texas Woman’s University, TX, USA


Scientific Committee:

Donald Harn, PhD, Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA

Hoyoku Nishino, MD, PhD, Professor, Ritsumeikan University and Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kusatsu, Shiga, Japan 

Robert H. Lerman, MD, PhD, Director of Medicine and Extramural Clinical Research, Functional Medicine Research Center, USA

Kenneth Blum, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, USA

Milan Fiala, MD, Research Professor, Department of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Garth Nicolson, PhD, Professor, Department of Molecular Pathology, President of Institute for Molecular Medicine, S. Laguna Beach, California, USA

Nilanjana Maulik, PhD, Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Connecticut Medical Center, Director of Health Research, International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences, USA

Wen-Jun Shen, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA

Chandan Prasad, PhD, Professor and Chair Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at Texas Woman's University, USA

Tao Wu, PhD, Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Undurti N. Das, MD, President of UND Life Sciences, Editor-in-Chief: Lipids in Health and Disease, USA

Alexander B. Niculescu, III, MD, PhD, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA

 

International Advisory Committee:

Emma Guns, PhD, Vancouver Prostate Center, Department of Urologic Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada

Christian Garbe, PhD, Managing Director, FIZ Frankfurter Innovationszentrum, Biotechnologie GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Daniela Maria Alves Chaud, MD, Professor, Presbiteriana Mackenzie University, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Ahmed F El Fouhil, MD, PhD, Professor, Director of Research Committee, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Puthepurakkal K.Sasidharan, MD, Professor and Head, Department of Medicine, Calicut Medical College, Kerala, India

Francesco Marotta, MD, PhD, Professor, Hepato-Gastroenterology Unit, S Giuseppe Hospital via S Vittore, Milano, Italy

Mark Blumenthal, Founder and Executive Director, and Editor, HerbalGram and HerbClip, American Botanical Council, Austin, USA

Pathirage Kamal Perera, PhD, Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, China Pharmaceutical University, China, and Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka 

Gulcin Celep, PhD, Gazi University Industrial Arts Education Faculty, Family and Consumer Sciences Department, Head of Nutrition and Food Technology Division, Turkiye 

Luciano Bruno de Carvalho Silva, PhD, Professor, Faculty of Nutrition, Federal University of Alfenas, Alfenas, Brazil

Munshi Younis, MD, Assistant Director, Regional Research Institute of Unani Medicine, University of Kashmir, Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir, India 

Mercedes G. López. PhD, Professor, Department of Biotechnology and Biochemistry, Guanajuato, Mexico

Jianbo Xiao, PhD, College of Life and Environment Science, Shanghai Normal University, Shanghai, China


Conference Local Committee:

Sabina A. White, Director of Health and Wellness Program at the University of California Santa Barbara, CA, USA

Julie Miller, University of California Santa Barbara, Conference Services, Santa Barbara, California, USA

Drew Wakefield,  Director, Ramada Limited, Santa Barbara, California, USA