FFC's 27th International Conference and Expo on Functional Foods - 15th Int. Symposium of ASFFBC

Functional Foods, Bioactive Compounds and Biomarkers: Health Promotion and Disease Management

September 20-21, 2019, at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

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Abstract Accepted for the Presentation:

Poster presentation recommendations:

  • Poster presentations give the audience a clear visual of the presenter's work in a simple format. The reasonable size for posters is 2.5 feet wide by 3.5 feet high.
  • Present the title, the author(s), affiliation(s), and a description of the research, along with highlighting the abstract's major elements.
  • Minimize detail and try to use simple statements. Keep it short and easy to read.
  • Remember that pictures, tables, and figures are key to any poster display.
  • If possible, use color in your visuals.
  • Don't overwhelm the audience with excessive information. Instead, construct a display that enhances the presentation.
  • At least 50% of the surface area should be used for photos, graphs and diagrams.
  • Use a clear structure and layout.
  • Use complementary colors. Use black or dark blue for text. Too much color can be hard to read!
  • One or two large, high quality photographs attract attention.
  • Your title should be a condensed statement of the main idea of your poster. It should be large and clear.
  • Your poster title should be easily readable from a distance of 3-4 meters. Include author(s) name(s), and address(es).
  • We recommend the following sections on the poster: Abstract, Introduction, Methods, Tables, Figures, Results, and Conclusions.
  • Please confirm your poster number on the list. The posters with odd numbers will be presented on September 20, 2018 and the posters with even numbers will be presented on September 21, 2018.
  • Please put up your own poster in the position indicated by your presentation number by noon of each day. Presentation numbers are already indicated on display panels. Please check your presentation number and be careful to put up your poster on the correct panel. Please use pins to put up posters. Please do not use glue or sellotape.
  • Please present your work in front of your own poster during the poster session.
  • The best poster presentation award will be chosen by votes of all participants.
  • Posters will be changed every day. Please help by taking your own poster down. Posters still displayed after the removal time has passed will be disposed of by the secretary the following day.
  • For more information on oral presentation please visit conference program page.

Portrait size: 2.5 feet width(76.2 centimeters), 3.5 feet height(106.68 centimeters)


Abstracts Accepted for Presentation (Abstracts list will be updated soon, this is a sample list from FFC26 conference)


O* -  abstract for oral presentation

P** - abstract for poster presentation

  1. Jay Whelan, LKB1 and CaMKK2, a tumor suppressor and a tumor promotor, are antithetically regulated by a well-defined blend of herbal extracts
  2. Uma Naidoo. Nutrition and Mental Health
  3. Danik Martirosyan. Evaluating BioMedical Data by using Functional Food Definition: Hypotensive properties of hawthorn via NO-mechanism
  4. Willette Crawford. The FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): Food Bioactive Compounds: Regulatory Challenges
  5. Izabela Tanska. The EU regulatory framework affecting the functional food promotion by healthcare professionals.
  6. Debasis Bagchi. Nutraceuticals and Functional Food Regulations in the United States with a Special Emphasis on Food Label Claims and GRAS Approval
  7. Akinori Yanaka. Chemoprevention against gastointestinal cancer by Sulforaphane
  8. Manashi Bagchi.  A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study on N-SORB, a Proprietary KD120 MEC Metabolically Activated Enzyme Formulation
  9. Harry Preuss. Assessing the triglyceride/HDL-cholesterol ratio as a surrogate for insulin resistance and its link to the metabolic syndrome in Hispanics and African-Americans
  10. Gabriela Riscuta. The effects of probiotics on cancer, and on gut-brain axis
  11. Bernd Markert. From the Age of Information Technology to the Age of Psychology - the Superessentiality of Chemical Element Lithium, Part 5
  12. Sheila M. Wicks. Black Cohosh (Actaea racemosa L.) extracts and triterpenes act as HDAC1/SIRT agonists/antagonists in cultured COV-434 ovarian granulosa tumor cells
  13. Amrendra K Ajay. Mechanism of action of functional lipids and metabolites for patients with chronic kidney disease.
  14. Hossein Mirmiranpour. The in vivo study of gallic acid effect on oxidative stress in type 2 diabetes
  15. Myriam Merarchi. Molecular Targets Modulated by Fangchinoline in Breast cancer
  16. Dinia R. Dwijayanti. Bitter melon fruit extract affects hepatic expression of the genes involved in inflammation and fatty acid metabolism in ob/ob mice
  17. Debasis Bagchi. VMP35 MNC, A Novel Iron-Free Supplement, Enhances Cytoprotection Against Anemia in Human Subjects: A Clinical Investigation
  18. Francesco Carluccio. Lycopen, cell death cascade and arachidonic acid peroxidation products in aging with chronic kidney disease
  19. Monal Velangi. Effect of vitamin D3 and Virgin Coconut Oil on cartilage degeneration, inflammation and functional abilities in early knee osteoarthritis
  20. Bodo Melnik. The impact of persistent milk consumption in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes mellitus
  21. Xiuhua Liu. α-Glucosidase inhibitors from Chinese Yam (Dioscorea opposita Thunb)
  22. Doman Kim. Composition and Biochemical Properties of L-Carnitine Fortified Makgeolli Brewed by Using Fermented Buckwhea
  23. Kubra Dogan. Improvement of bioavailability of some medicinal herbs by fermentation with Lactobacillus plantarum
  24. Abnita Thakuria. An In vitro study of the prebiotic properties of Xylooligosaccharide (XOS) and organoleptic evaluation of XOS added Prawn patia and Black rice kheer
  25. Danik Martirosyan. How to create new healthy and functional foods: Benefits, concerns and challenges
  26. Andrés Leschot. Mathematical modeling for unveiling detailed physiological and mechanistic modes of action of a standardized maqui (Aristotelia chilensis) extract for normalizing glycemic control in a patient-by-patient personalized medicine approach
  27. George Birkmayer. NADH (Coenzyme-1) in prevention and therapy of Diabetes Type-2
  28. Ping Wang. Saffron: a functional food with homologous medicine and food
  29. Habtamu Fekadu Gemede. Antioxidant Properties of Indigenous Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) Pod and Seed Accessions: an Underutilized Vegetable in Ethiopia
  30. Sandra A Benite-Ribeiro. Aerobic exercise attenuate dyslipidemia and mitochondria dysfunction induced by high-fat diet
  31. Jay Whelan. Treatment of 3T3-MBX preadipocytes with a well-defined blend of herbal extracts mediates anti-adipogenic effects via activation of AMPK, PKA and JNK signaling. 
  32. Cedric B. Baker. Hormetins and Xenohormetins in Functional Dietary Phytochemical Patterns: Select Mediterranean, Latin American, and Asian Diets Promote Longevity
  33. Amalia Yanni. Cr (III)-enriched bread towards glucose regulation: a novel approach beyond fibers
  34. Alican Akcicek. The Effect of Different Food Processes on the Bioavailability of Phenolic Compounds
  35. Jay Whelan. Combination of a well-defined blend of herbal extracts and fish oil attenuates intimal hyperplasia following vascular injury
  36. Bernard W. Downs. Prodovite, VMP35 MNC, a Novel Vitamin, Mineral and Phytonutrient Supplement, Enhances Athletic Performance: a Pilot Investigation
  37. Cedric B. Baker. Translational Phytotoxicology, Phytoremediation, and the Pharmacovigilance of Botanical Natural Products: Herbs, Botanicals, Dietary Supplements, Functional Foods and Medical Foods in the United States
  38. Marie Robree M. Victoria. Extraction of Pectin from Indian Mango (Mangifera indica L.) Peel and its Utilization as a Stabilizer in Ready-to-Drink Yoghurt Beverage
  39. Samuel Odeyemi. Hepatoprotective effect of ferulic acid and caffeine isolated from Lauridia tetragona (L.f.) R.H. Archer on acetaminophen induced liver injury
  40. Timothy O. Akinosun. Impact of Precursors on the Acrylamide Levels in Important West African Foods
  41. Nathalia D. Goncalves. Encapsulation by Coacervation of P. Volubilis L. Oil as Functional Ingredient Based on Cashew Gum-Gelatin
  42. Nwanna Esther. Tropical Eggplant (Solanum spp) Fruits Bioactive Constituents Modulate the Activities of Purinergic, Monoaminergic and Cholinergic Enzymes in Hyperglyceamia-induced Neurodegeneration in in-vivo Study
  43. Euni Lee. Status of Functional Food Products for Weight Loss in South Korea
  44. Tsabang Nole. Reconstitution of Cancer"s Ethnomedical Treatment by the One Boy Local Therapist (1888-1959) in Fong-Tongo and neighboring districts, Cameroon
  45. Seok-Woo Lee. Effects of a Mixture of Propolis and Grapefruit Seed Extracts on the Growth of Periodontal Pathogens