20th International Conference of FFC - 8th International Symposium of ASFFBC 

Functional and Medical Foods for Chronic Diseases: Bioactive Compounds and Biomarkers

September 22-23, 2016, The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA


Conference Organizing Committee

Co-chairman: Jin-Rong Zhou, PhD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Director, Nutrition/Metabolism Laboratory, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA

Co-chairman: Danik M. Martirosyan, PhD, President, Functional Food Center; Editor-In-Chief, The Journal of Functional Foods in Health and Disease, Dallas, TX, USA

Manoj K. Bhasin, PhD, Department of Medicine, Division of Interdisciplinary Medicine and Biotechnology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Francine Welty, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Board-Certified Cardiologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA

John W Froehlich, PhD, Harvard Medical School, Urology Department at Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

Daniela Buscariollo, MD, Harvard Radiation Oncology Program, Harvard Radiation Oncology Social Committee Leader, Boston, MA, USA

Hoyoku NishinoMD, PhD, Professor, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, President, International Union of Wellness Science, President, Beautiful Life Science Society, Kyoto, Japan 

Hiroshi Maeda, MD, PhD, Professor, Institute of Drug Delivery Science, Sojo University, Nishi-ku, Kumamoto, Japan

Nancy J. Emenaker, PhD, Program Director, Nutritional Science Research Group, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD, USA

Yasuhito Shirai, PhD, Professor, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Department of Agrobioscience, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan

Elizabeth Johnson, PhD, Associate Professor, Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tafts University, Somerville, MA, USA

Zhongyi Li PhD, Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra, Australia

Francesco Marotta, MD, PhD, Professor, ReGenera Research Group for Aging Intervention, Milan, Italy; Montenapoleone Medical Center, Milano, Italy