Member Spotlight: Saame (Raz) Shaikh, PhD
American Society for Nutrition
by ASN Staff
5d ago
Meet ASN Member, Dr. Saame (Raz) Shaikh. Dr. Shaikh has been an ASN member for 18 years and is currently the Chair of the UNC Chapel Hill Department of Nutrition, where his research program focuses on understanding how long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids control inflammatory and infectious responses in obesity and with environmental exposures.  Dr. Shaikh proposed a featured session for NUTRITION 2024 titled Environmental Exposures at the Crossroads of Nutritional Immunology. The session relates to recent advances in how diet can improve inflammation driven by environmental exposures ..read more
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American Society for Nutrition Foundation Announces Recipients of National Scientific Achievement Awards
American Society for Nutrition
by ASN Staff
1w ago
Rockville, MD (April 10, 2024) – The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) and the ASN Foundation proudly announce the distinguished recipients of the 2024 National Scientific Achievement Awards today. Recognizing outstanding contributions and pioneering advancements in the field of nutrition, these awards serve as a testament to excellence and innovation. “We are delighted to honor these exceptional individuals whose groundbreaking work continues to shape the landscape of nutrition research,” remarked Kevin Schalinske, PhD, President of ASN. “Their contributions not only enrich our understand ..read more
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Press passes available now for NUTRITION 2024 to be held June 29–July 2
American Society for Nutrition
by ASN Staff
2w ago
Join us in Chicago or access our virtual newsroom for this year’s hottest nutrition news Complimentary press passes are now available for NUTRITION 2024, the annual flagship meeting of the American Society for Nutrition. Join us June 29–July 2 in Chicago for the latest developments in nutrition research, practice and policy. As the pre-eminent meeting in nutrition science, NUTRITION attracts thousands of scientists, practitioners, policymakers, advocacy leaders and industry professionals each year. Reporters are invited to attend in person to connect with the field’s leader ..read more
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American Society for Nutrition Foundation Announces Class of 2024 Fellows 
American Society for Nutrition
by ASN Staff
3w ago
ASN’s Class of 2024 Fellows will be honored in Chicago at NUTRITION 2024, the largest nutrition meeting of the year.   Rockville, MD (April 1, 2024) – The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) and ASN Foundation are thrilled to announce the 15 distinguished luminaries who will be inducted into the ASN Class of 2024 Fellows. Induction as a Fellow of the Society is the highest accolade bestowed by ASN, honoring individuals for their significant contributions and outstanding lifetime achievements in the field of nutrition.  “We are excited to introduce the newest class of ASN Fello ..read more
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Alternative Proteins for Low- and Middle-Income Countries
American Society for Nutrition
by Eric Graber
3w ago
“Nourishing 9 Billion People by 2050: Exploring the Role of Alternative Proteins in Low- and Middle-Income Countries” – A Current Developments in Nutrition Supplement Examination Publication of this supplement is sponsored by Sight and Life “Undernutrition remains a major public health issue in low- and middle-income countries, particularly as it relates to protein intake,” according to An Introduction to Traditional and Novel Alternative Proteins for Low- and Middle-Income Countries, which sets the stage for the recently published nine-part Current Developments in Nutrition Supplement, Nouris ..read more
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ASN Science Policy Fellow Interview: Maria DeNunzio, MS
American Society for Nutrition
by ASN Staff
1M ago
The ASN Science Policy Fellowship is offered to advanced graduate students, early professionals, postdoctoral trainees, or medical interns, residents, or fellows. The intent of the Fellowship is to allow for an expanded understanding of current nutrition policy issues and initiatives. The Fellowship provides recipients with the opportunity to gain an enhanced perspective on public policy issues related to nutrition and facilitates the acquisition of skills and tools necessary to become well-informed advocates for nutrition research and policy. Maria DeNunzio, MS, is on ..read more
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ASN Science Policy Fellow Interview: Juliana Teruel Camargo, PhD, MPH
American Society for Nutrition
by ASN Staff
1M ago
The ASN Science Policy Fellowship is offered to advanced graduate students, early professionals, postdoctoral trainees, or medical interns, residents, or fellows. The intent of the Fellowship is to allow for an expanded understanding of current nutrition policy issues and initiatives. The Fellowship provides recipients with the opportunity to gain an enhanced perspective on public policy issues related to nutrition and facilitates the acquisition of skills and tools necessary to become well-informed advocates for nutrition research and policy. Dr. Juliana Teruel Camargo, Ph ..read more
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Member Spotlight: Barbara Gower, PhD
American Society for Nutrition
by ASN Staff
1M ago
The nutrition community is made up of individuals with diverse experiences, perspectives, and ideas. This diversity is the fundamental strength of our professional society. Through this member spotlight series, we celebrate our diversity and the vast achievements made by our members in the field. Meet ASN Member, Dr. Barbara Gower. Dr. Gower has been an ASN member for over 20 years is currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences at The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Her focus lies in clinical investigation, particularly in understanding healt ..read more
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by Haylie Kohn
2M ago
Test 2. The post Test 2 appeared first on American Society for Nutrition ..read more
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by Haylie Kohn
2M ago
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