Steven A. Abrams, M.D.
Speaker. "Using stable isotopes to assess mineral requirements
in children." Guest Scholars Program, Children's Hospital of
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.
Speaker. "Stable isotope research using minerals." University
of Chile, Instituto de Nutricion Y Tecnologia de Los Alimentos,
Speaker. "Methods for studying magnesium metabolism using
stable isotopes in humans." Institut National de la Recherche
Agronomique, Theix, France.
Speaker. "Stable isotope studies of iron and zinc." International
Atomic Energy Agency expert mission, Bogor, Indonesia.
Dennis M. Bier, M.D.
Speaker. "Metabolic parameters of growth and development
in childhood." National High Magnetic Field Laboratory Biology
and Metabolism Workshop, Florida State University, Coral Gables,
Ad Hoc Member. National Institute of Health Metabolism Study
Speaker. "Dietary fat intake and health consequences in children."
International Symposium on Adolescent Growth, Tokyo, Japan.
Speaker. "Amino acid effects on growth." March of Dimes
1999 Scientific Conference on Nutrition and Optimal Human Development,
San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Chair. "Human milk: Long term effects of breastfeeding."
European Society for Pediatric Research Conference, Copenhagen,
Speaker. "Metabolic aspects of hypoglycemia." Pediatric
Endocrine Conference, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.
Speaker. "Complementary feeding." International
Pediatric Association/European Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology,
Hematology, and Nutrition Consensus Meeting, Casablanca, Morocco.
Speaker. "Food biotechnology and human nutrition."
8th Asian Congress of Nutrition, Seoul, Korea.
Chair. "New methods to measure protein metabolism in the 3rd
millennium." 5th Annual International Symposium, Amino Acid/Protein
Metabolism in Health and Disease Meeting, Perugia, Italy.
Co-Organizer. CWRU/CNRC Workshop on Protein/Nitrogen Metabolism
and Accretion in Very Low Birth Weight Infants, Case Western
Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.
Douglas G. Burrin, Ph.D.
Speaker. "Total parenteral nutrition does not compromise
digestion or absorption of dietary protein in neonatal pigs."
Experimental Biology Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
Speaker. "Optimizing enteral nutrient needs for intestinal
growth and function in neonates." Canadian Society for
Nutritional Sciences Symposium on Neonatal Nutrition and Metabolism,
Canadian Federation of Biological Sciences Meeting, Winnipeg,
Speaker. "Enteral nutrient requirements for neonatal intestinal
growth and function." University of Guelph, Department of Poultry
and Animal Science, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
Speaker. "Amino acid metabolism by the gut." University
of Alberta, Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional
Sciences, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Speaker. "Amino acid metabolism by the gut." Western
Nutrition Conference, Calgary, Canada.
Speaker. "Biological effects of dietary plasma protein
on intestinal growth and metabolism in weanling piglets."
L.G. Laboratories Nutrition Research Conference, Orlando, Florida.
Nancy F. Butte, Ph.D.
Speaker. "Body composition differs between breast-fed
and formula-fed infants." Experimental Biology Annual
Meeting, Washington, D.C.
Speaker. "Energy requirements during the first two years
of life based on measurements of energy expenditure and growth."
American Pediatric Society and Society for Pediatric Research,
San Francisco, California.
Speaker. "Energy requirements during pregnancy and during
the first two years of life based on measurements of total energy
expenditure and growth." March of Dimes Scientific Conference
on Nutrition and Optimal Human Development, Rio Del Mar, Puerto
Speaker. "Energy utilization differs between breast-fed
and formula-fed infants." International Society for Research
on Human Milk and Lactation, Kloster Irsee, Germany.
Speaker. "Research update on lactation and infant growth."
Texas Breastfeeding Summit, Austin, Texas.
David M. Cohen, Ph.D.
Speaker. "A Syntactic model of metabolism: Relation to NMR
spectroscopy and measurement of metabolic flux." Festschrift
Conference in Honor of John H. Holland, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Speaker. "Potential for use of 13C NMR spectroscopy for measurement
of longitudinal changes in early brain development." Meeting
on Longitudinal Changes in Early Brain Development, Santa Fe
Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Teresa A. Davis, Ph.D.
Speaker. "Insulin and amino acids are critical regulatory
factors for neonatal growth." North Carolina State University,
Speaker. "Regulation of translation initiation by nutrition
in the neonate." Children's Nutrition Research Center,
Baylor College of Medicine.
Coauthor. Invited Presentation. "Developmental changes in the
regulation of translation initiation by feeding in skeletal
muscle of neonatal pigs." Translation UK, Dundee, Scotland.
Kenneth J. Ellis, Ph.D.
Speaker. "Body composition assessment of children." Harris
County Dietetic Association, Houston, Texas.
Speaker. "Pediatric body composition - new models."
Arkansas Dietetic Association Annual Meeting, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Speaker. "Body composition methods and models: assessment
of patients with Prader-Willi syndrome." 14th Annual Prader-Willi
Syndrome Scientific Conference, San Diego, California.
Speaker. "The reference child and adolescent models of
body composition: A Contemporary comparison." 5th International
Symposium on In Vivo Body Composition Studies. Brookhaven National
Laboratory, Upton, New York.
Presenter. Poster: "BMC and BMD references for school-aged
children. "5th International Symposium on In Vivo
Body Composition Studies. Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton,
Michael A. Grusak, Ph.D.
Speaker. "Iron homeostasis in higher plants: whole-plant to
molecular regulation." Department of Botany and Center
for Legume Research, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee.
Speaker. "Iron transport and partitioning in higher plants:
whole-plant to molecular regulation." Institut de Recherche
en Biologie Vegétales de Montreal, Université de Montreal, Montreal,
Speaker. "Deciphering plant iron homeostasis using unique
iron-hyperaccumulating pea mutants." Biochemical Genetics
Symposium, Plant Biology '99, Baltimore, Maryland.
Presenter. Poster: "Identification of metal-chelating
proteins and peptides in phloem sap." Plant Biology '99,
Presenter. Poster: "Characterization of zinc inefficient
mutants in Medicago Truncatula." Plant Biology 99, Baltimore,
Speaker. "Genomics: What is it and how can we use it for
nutritional improvement?" Task Force on Genetic Improvement
of Grain Crops for Functional (Health Beneficial) Foods, Specialty
Feed, or Industrial Uses, Denver, Colorado.
Speaker. "Analysis of phytonutrient bioavailability and metabolism
using stable isotopically labeled plants." 9th Gatlinburg
Symposium: "Plants, Nutrition and Human Health," University
of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee.
Darryl Hadsell, Ph.D.
Speaker. "IGF-dependent mammary cell survival: Significance
and mechanisms." 17th Annual Wilderness Conference
on Mammary Gland Biology, Cedar Run, Pennsylvania.
Coauthor. Poster Presentation. Kaplan PJ, Huss WJ, Hadsell
DL, Rosen JM, and Greenberg NM. "Expression of prostatic
des-insulin-like Growth Factor I results in preneoplastic changes
in transgenic mice." 5th International Symposium on Insulin-Like
Growth Factors, Brighton, United Kingdom.
Speaker. Hadsell DL, Murphy KL, Reece N, Alexeenko T, Laucirica
R, and Rosen JM. "Cooperation between des(1-3)IGF-I
and Mutant p53 accelerates mammary gland carcinogenesis in double
transgenic mice." 81st Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society,
San Diego, California.
Peter M. Haney, M.D., Ph.D.
William C. Heird, M.D.
Speaker. "Overview of Parenteral Nutrition for the Neonate"
and "Protein and Energy Needs of Low Birthweight Infants."
International Symposium on Neonatal and Pediatric Critical Care,
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Lecturer. "Nutritional management of the low birth
weight infant." Murray Davidson, M.D., Memorial Lecture,
Schneider Children's Hospital, New Hyde Park, New York.
Speaker. "Overview of parenteral nutrition for the neonate"
and long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids: needs in the neonate."
Neonatal Nutrition Conference, Charleston, S.C.
Invited participant. "Goals for nutrient requirements
and growth of VLBW infants fed human milk." 108th Ross
Conference on Pediatric Research, Phoenix, Arizona.
Speaker. "DHA supplementation of breastfeeding mothers:
Effects on maternal plasma and milk fatty acids, infant plasma
fatty acids, infant visual function and infant neurodevelopmental
status." ISSFAL/NIH Workshop on Essentiality of and Dietary
Reference Intakes (DRIs) for Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids,
Co-moderator. Poster Symposium. "Neonatal nutrition and
metabolism II." Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting,
San Francisco, California.
Speaker. "Taurine, neucleotides and long-chain polyunsaturated
fatty acid needs of formula-fed infants." (Consultant.)
Philippine Pediatric Society Committee on Nutrition, Manila,
Speaker. "Protein needs for the first year of life."
Pediatric Peruvian Society Symposium: Infant Nutrition for the
Next Millennium, Lima, Peru.
Moderator. Session III, "Studies in humans." Protein/Nitrogen
Metabolism and Accretionin Very Low Birth Weight Infants Workshop,
Karen K. Hirschi, Ph.D.
Speaker. "Retinoid regulation of vascular cell growth, differentiation
and interactions." North American Vascular Biology Organization,
Speaker. "Cell-cell interactions in blood vessel formation."
Shell Center for Cell and Gene Therapy, Baylor College of Medicine.
Presenter. "Retinoid regulation of vascular cell growth and
differentiation." The Gordon Conference on Angiogenesis
and Microcirculation, Newport, Rhode Island.
Judy Hopkinson, Ph.D.
Speaker. "Anatomy and physiology of breastfeeding," "Biochemistry
of human milk," "Matrescence and mother-infant attachment,"
"Growing with the flow: Growth and development of breast-fed
infants," "Maternal nutrition during breastfeeding:
Impact on milk composition and infant health." Edinburg Regional
Medical Center, Harlingen, Texas; Osteopathic Medical Center
of Texas, Fort Worth, Texas; Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland
Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas; Texas A&M Research Center,
El Paso, Texas; Woman's Hospital of Texas, Houston, Texas; Landstuhl
Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany; Amarillo Civic
Center, Amarillo, Texas.
Presenter. "Bone mineral content (BMC) increases in postpartum
lactating and nonlactating women." Experimental Biology 1999,
Speaker. "Breastfeeding to improve infant health." Conference
on Reducing Childhood Morbidity and Mortality, Houston, Texas.
Presenter. "Proyecto Leche de Vida: The Baby-friendly neighborhood
project." Second Annual Texas Breastfeeding Summit, Austin,
Speaker. "Making breastfeeding a community effort," "Breastfeeding:
Anatomy & Physiology" and "Community Support of
Breastfeeding." Second Annual Texas Breastfeeding Summit, Austin,