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USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine

 
   

   
 
 

Farook Jahoor, Ph.D.

Speaker. "Dysregulation of Lipid Turnover is a Key Defect in the HIV Lipodystrophy Syndrome." Second International Workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions and Lipodystrophy in HIV, Toronto, Canada, September 13-15, 2000.

Alexandre Lapillonne, M.D., Ph.D.

Speaker. "Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Do Not Affect Growth, Energy Expenditure, Body Composition of Expression of Genes Controlling Fatty Oxidation and Thermogenesis in Piglets." PUFA in Maternal and Child Health Conference, American Oil Chemists' Society, Kansas City, Missouri, September 13, 2000.

Guest Lecturer. "Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Metabolism in Infants." Research Center, Sainte Justine Hospital, Montreal, Canada, November 14, 2000.

Presenter. Poster: "Effect of Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids on Growth, Energy Expenditure, Body Composition and Expression of Genes Controlling Fat Oxidation and Thermogenesis in Piglets." Experimental Biology 2001, Orlando, Florida, March 31-April 4, 2001.

Presenter. Poster: "Fatty Acid Profile of Buccal Cheek Cell Phospholipids as an Index for Long Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Status." Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, April 28-May 1, 2001.

Presenter. "Bone Remodeling Assessed by Urinary Excretion of Cross-linked N-telopeptides of Type I Collagen in Infants from Birth to One Year of Age." Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, April 28-May 1, 2001.

Carlos Lifschitz, M.D.

Chair. Scientific Committee, First World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Boston, Massachusetts, August 5-9, 2000.

Speaker. "Gastrointestinal Bleeding," "Failure to Thrive," "Enteral Feeding," and "Abdominal Pain." The XXI Pediatric Congress of Central America and the Caribbean, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, September 4-8, 2000.

Speaker. "Intestinal Manifestations of Food Allergy." International Symposium of Food Allergy, Hospital General de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico, September 8, 2000.

Speaker. "Feeding Disorders in Children" and "Diagnostic Procedures in Gastroenterology." Annual Meeting of the Hungarian Pediatric Gastroenterology Society, Szeged, Hungary, October 7, 2000.

Moderator. Symposium on Infant Nutrition. XII Congress of the Latin American Society of Nutrition, Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 13, 2000.

Speaker. "Failure to Thrive." XII Congress of the Latin American Society of Nutrition, Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 13, 2000.

Speaker. "Protein Allergy" and "Inflammatory Bowel Disease." Nutrition Forum, Warsaw, Poland, November 17, 2000.

Ronald McNeel, M.S.

Lecturer. "Conjugated Linoleic Acid and Body Composition Changes." In public health nutrition course, The University of Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health, Houston, Texas, October 18, 2000.

Kathleen J. Motil, M.D., Ph.D.

Speaker. "Habitos Buenos para Ninos." El Grupo de Apoyo, Mental Health Mental Retardation Association, Houston, Texas, July 25, 2000.

Speaker. "Regulatory Aspects of Human Subject Research." Texas Institute for Rehabilitation Research, Houston, Texas, July 28, 2000.

Speaker. "Regulatory Aspects of Human Subject Research for Clinical Fellows." Clinical Scientist Training Program: Fundamentals in Clinical Investigation Bioethics Module, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, August 3, 2000.

Interviewee. "Gene Therapy and IRB Oversight." By National Public Radio News, Washington, D.C., August 24, 2000.

Speaker. "Institutional Assurances and Compliance." Clinical Scientist Training Program: Career Scientist Module, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, August 29, 2000.

Speaker. "Nutrition, Is It Really a Treatment?" Growing Up with IBD, A Forum for Parents and Children, Houston Gulf Coast/South Texas Chapter Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, and Crohn's and Colitis Foundation Family Conference, Houston, Texas, September 23, 2000.

Speaker. "What Makes a Leader? A Workshop." Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics Annual House Staff Retreat, Malibu, California, November 3, 2000.

Speaker. "Who Needs Vitamin and Mineral Supplements?" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Texas, December 15, 2000.

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Buford L. Nichols, M.D.

Chair. "History of Nutritional Research on Bone Diseases." American Society of Nutritional Sciences Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, April 2, 2001.

Presenter. "Genomic Organization and Granulocyte Expression of Small Intestinal Maltase-Glucoamylase." Experimental Biology 2001, Orlando, Florida, April 2, 2001.

Speaker. "Of Maize and Man: The Evolution of Starch Digestion and Role of Maltase Glucoamylase." La Escuela de Nutrición de la Universidad Francisco Marroquín, Guatemala City, Guatemala, April 9, 2001.

Speaker. "Of Maize and Man: The Evolution of Starch Digestion and Role of Maltase Glucoamylase." Hospital Herrera Llerandi, Guatemala City, Guatemala, April 9, 2001.

Theresa A. Nicklas, Dr. P.H.

Speaker. "Cardiovascular Risk Begins in Childhood: Our Legacy for the Next Century." University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, July 14, 2000.

Speaker. "Cardiovascular Risk and Obesity in Children." Healthy School Environment Policy and Community Action Summit, Sacramento, California, September 27, 2000.

Speaker. "Impact of Obesity on Cardiovascular Risk in Children." Northland Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 5, 2000.

Interviewee. "Childhood Obesity, Growing Problem in U.S." By Reuters Health, October 13, 2000.

Speaker. "Prevalence of Obesity in Children and its Significance." American College of Nutrition, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 14, 2000.

Speaker. "I'm Dieting as Fast as I Can: U.S. Consumers' Fatal Attraction with the Fad Diet Industry." Houston Dietetic Association, Houston, Texas, November 10, 2000.

Speaker. "Getting a Handle on Childhood Obesity." Texas Dietetic Association Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, April 6, 2001.

Speaker. "Prevalence of Obesity in Children and Its Significance." 2001 Indiana Dietetic Association Spring Meeting: Back to the Future, Indianapolis, Indiana, April 11-12, 2001.

Speaker. "Getting a Handle on Childhood Obesity." Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 23, 2001.

Speaker. "Meshing Sound Science with the Right Communication Messages." Technical Committee on Carbohydrates, International Life Sciences Institute North America, Washington, D.C., April 25, 2001.

Speaker. "Getting a Handle on Childhood Obesity." American Alliance for Health, Physical Education Recreation and Dance, Washington, D.C., June 16, 2001.

Speaker. "The Sugar Controversy: Fact, Fiction or an Intuitive Zing." Arizona Dietetic Association, Inc., Mesa, Arizona, June 29, 2001.

Consultant. Expert Resource, International Food Information Council, 2001.

Member. Nominating Committee, Nutrition Research Dietetic Practice Group, American Dietetic Association.

Richard J. Schanler, M.D.

Speaker. "Highlights in Nutrition of the VLBW Infant 2000." Neonatal Society of Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand, August 3, 2000.

Speaker. "Adequacy of Human Milk for Preterm Infants." Mahidol University Teaching Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand, August 4, 2000.

Moderator. Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Meeting, Tucson, Arizona, September 10-13, 2000.

Plenary Speaker. "Breastfeeding and the NICU Graduate." Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine meeting, Tucson, Arizona, September 11, 2000.

Moderator. International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation meeting, Tucson, Arizona, September 15, 2000.

Plenary Speaker. "Breastfeeding and Brain Development." Midwest Society for Pediatric Research, Chicago, Illinois, September 21, 2000.

Plenary Speaker. "Adequacy of Human Milk for Premature Infants." Conference on Milk Banking in Italy, Trento, Italy, September 23, 2000.

Speaker. "Updates from Breastfeeding Organizations." Texas Breastfeeding Summit, Houston, Texas, October 13, 2000.

Speaker. "Breast Milk Is Best for the Premature Infant." BCM Perinatal Outreach Nursing Symposium, Houston, Texas, October 27, 2000.

Speaker. "Challenges in Feeding Premature Infants," "Scientific Benefits of Breast Milk for Term and Preterm Infants," and "Parenteral Nutrition for the High Risk Infant." Neonatology 2000, University of Miami School of Medicine 24th International Conference, Key Biscayne, Florida, November 8-10, 2000.

Speaker. "Factors Affecting Gut Development" and "Enteral Feeding of VLBW Infants." 57th Perinatal and Developmental Medicine Symposium on Perinatal Growth and Nutrition, Marco Island, Florida, November 30 - December 3, 2000.

Moderator. Nutrition session at Hot Topics in Neonatology 2000, Washington, D.C., December 5, 2000.

Speaker. "Aggressive Early Enteral Nutrition." Hot Topics in Neonatology 2000, Washington, D.C., December 5, 2000.

Visiting Professor. "Challenges in the Feeding of Premature Infants." Babson Lecture in Neonatology, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, December 7, 2000.

Speaker. "Post-discharge Nutritional Support for the Premature Infant." Portland Academy of Pediatrics, Portland, Oregon, December 7, 2000.

Speaker. "Focus on Neonatal Nutrition." Northwest Neonatal Society, Portland, Oregon, December 8, 2000.

Speaker. "Post-discharge Nutrition for the Low Birth Weight Infant." Shaare Zedek Pediatric Conference, Shaare Zedek Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel, January 29, 2001.

Speaker. "Enteral Nutrition for the Low Birth Weight Infant in the NICU." Countywide Neonatology Grand Rounds, Sharp Mary Birch Hospital, San Diego, California, February 1, 2001.

Speaker. "Post-hospital Nutrition of the NICU Graduate." San Diego Children's Hospital Grand Rounds, San Diego, California, February 2, 2001.

Speaker. "Human Milk Fortification 2001" and "Breastfeeding in the NICU." 13th Annual Breastfeeding Conference, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory Regional Perinatal Center, Atlanta, Georgia, February 9, 2001.

Ray A. Kroc Visiting Professorship. "Breastfeeding and Brain Development," Pediatric Grand Rounds. "Early Use of Parenteral Nutrition for Premature Infants," "Use of Human Milk," "Research Studies in Human Milk Fortification," and "Challenges in Feeding the Premature Infant," Perinatal Conferences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Dallas, Texas, February 13-16, 2001.

Speaker. "Feeding the Preterm Infant," "Use of Human Milk for Preterm Infants," and "Post-discharge Nutrition for High Risk Infants." 9th Sao Paulo Pediatric Society Congress, Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 26-27, 2001.

Speaker. "Challenges in Feeding Premature Infants." Grand Rounds, Children's Hospital and Clinics, St. Paul, Minnesota, May 31, 2001.

Visiting Professor. "Feeding Premature Infants" and "Use of Fortified Human Milk." University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 30-31, 2001.

Visiting Professor. "Aggressive Nutritional Support for the VLBW Infant." University of British Columbia Children's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June 6, 2001.

Plenary Speaker. "Human Milk Use in the NICU" and "Human Milk Benefits for Premies." International Conference of Human Milk Banking Association of North America, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June 7-8, 2001.

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Robert J. Shulman, M.D.

Speaker. "Parenteral Nutrition." North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, August 8, 2000.

Speaker. "Infant Feeding." University of Pittsburgh Grand Rounds, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August 17, 2000.

Speaker. "Feeding the Preterm Infant." Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, November 8, 2000.

Lecturer. "Parenteral Nutrition." Neonatal Physiology course, Houston, Texas, February 7, 2001.

Lecturer. "Intravenous Fat Emulsion." Neonatal Physiology course, Houston, Texas, February 14, 2001.

Member. Abstract Review Committee, American Gastroenterological Association Annual Meeting.

Member. Steering Committee, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Pediatric Nutrition Handbook.

Agneta Sunehag, M.D., Ph.D.

Speaker. "VLBW Infants Maintain Normoglycemia by Producing Glucose via their Gluconeogenic Pathway." The 17th Annual Mead Johnson Nutritionals Neonatal Nutrition Symposium, Carlsbad, California, December 9, 2000.

Speaker. "Gluconeogenesis in Premature Infants." National Institute of Health Workshop on Glucose/Carbohydrate Metabolism in the Newborn Infant. Children's Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, December 13, 2001.

Speaker. "Hexoneogenesis Is a Significant Source of Lactose in Human Milk." Experimental Biology 2001, Orlando, Florida, April 2, 2001.

Speaker. "Impact of Lactation on Maternal Glucose Homeostasis: Are Glucose Demands Increased?" Experimental Biology 2001, Orlando, Florida, April 3, 2001.

Speaker. "Gluconeogenic Substrate Availability Is Important for Maintaining Glucose Production in Prematurely Born Infants." Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, May 1, 2001.

Speaker. "[U-13C]Glucose MIDA Provides Accurate Measures Of Gluconeogenesis, Is Easy to Perform and Requires Only Small Blood Sample Volumes." The 61st Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 24, 2001.

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Ignatia B. Van den Veyver, M.D.

Speaker. "Mutations in MeCP2 Cause Rett Syndrome." World Congress of Rett Syndome, Nagano, Japan, July 24-27, 2000.

Presenter. "Mutations in the Gene for X-linked Methyl-CpG binding protein (MECP2) Cause Rett Syndrome." 2000 Annual Meeting, American Association of University Affiliated Programs for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (AAUAP), Seattle, Washington, August 1-3, 2000.

Speaker. "Genetic Studies on X-lined Dominant Neurodevelopmental Disorders." South Central Conference on Perinatal Research, Austin, Texas, October 19, 2000.

Speaker. "Epigenetic DNA Modification in Development." NIH Workshop: "Glucose and Carbohydrate Metabolism in the Newborn," Children's Nutrition Research Center, Houston, Texas, December 12, 2000.

Speaker. "Methylation and Transcriptional Regulation: Methyl-CpG Binding Protein 2 and Rett Syndrome." Workshop: "The Epigenome in Human Genetics," American College of Medical Genetics, Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting, Miami, Florida, March 1-4, 2001.

Lecturer. "Preimplantation Diagnosis," "Fetal Cells in the Maternal Circulation," and "Developmental Disorders": three lectures in postgraduate course, Genetic Insights in Obstetrics, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) 50th Anniversary Annual Clinical Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April 28, 2001.

William W. Wong, Ph.D.

Presenter. "To Soy or Not To Soy! Possible Alternative to HRT?" Houston Area Dietetic Association, Houston, Texas, September 21, 2000.

Presenter. "Body Water Measurements." Pharmacia and Upjohn investigator/study coordinator startup meetings, Miami, Florida, September 26, 2000, and Newport Beach, California, September 29, 2000.

Interviewee. "Childhood Obesity." In "Focus on Health with Dr. Karen Johnson," health news feature program, KHOU-TV Channel 11, Houston, Texas, November 23, 2000. (Dr. Karen Johnson is a Baylor College of Medicine pediatrician at Texas Children's Hospital.)

Presenter. "Soy Isoflavones May Stimulate Nitric Oxide Production and Reduce Lumbar Spine Bone Loss in Postmenopausal Women." Experimental Biology 2001, Orlando, Florida, April 3, 2001.

Presenter. "Childhood Obesity in Texas: Evidence of a Rapidly Developing Epidemic." Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, April 28, 2001.

Modulator. "Nutrition and Metabolism II." Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, May 1, 2001.

Presenter. "Potential Health Benefits of Soy Against Cardiovascular Disease and Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women." The 61st Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 26, 2001.

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