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EVOLVING LANDSCAPES OF NUTRITION IN MEDICINE

Conference Program

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Friday 24 May 2019

1.30 – 4.00pm Pre-Conference Workshop (Bookings Required) ACNEM Speaker
Pathology Interpretation – Nutritional Medicine Perspective
In this workshop our presenters will dig deeper into mainstream
pathology testing, providing more understanding and practical
application from a nutritional perspective. New concepts and practice
around the epigenetics of cardiometabolic risk factors will also be presented.
4.00 – 4.30pm Afternoon Tea and Registrations Open
ACNEM Conference – Opening Keynotes
Hear from three industry thought-leaders as they take a cutting-edge
view of the modern day health problems in Australia and their solutions,
many of which come from the application of nutrition principles.
Welcome to the 2019 ACNEM Conference Dr Shamistra Barathan (MC)
Dr Ron Ehrlich (MC)
4.30 – 5.05pm 10 ways to change the medical model Professor Grant Schofield
IAN BRIGHTHOPE ORATION
5.05 – 5.40pm We are getting sicker and fatter. Has our medicine done a fat lot of good? Dr Peter Brukner
5.40 – 6.15pm Lipidomics and lipid metabolism: new insights into metabolic disease and
a pathway to precision health
Professor Peter Meikle
6.15 – 6.30pm Q&A / Panel Discussion
6.30 – 7.00pm Networking drinks

Saturday 25 May 2019

8.00 – 9.00am Arrival tea and coffee ACNEM Speaker
9.00 – 9.10am Welcome
Acknowledgement of Country and conference housekeeping
Dr Shamistra Barathan (MC)
Dr Ron Ehrlich (MC)
THEME 1 Chrono Nutrition – the interplay between the biological clock,
hormonal function, time-restricted eating and intermittent fasting
9.10 – 9.55am Understanding the link between Oestrogen, the Circadian Rhythm and
Metabolism  Read more…
Dr Jim Parker
9.55 – 10.30am Demystifying the Code – a patient-centred approach to genetics,
nutrition and oestrogen
Dr Elvira Zilliacus and
Linda Funnell-Milner
10.30 – 11.00am Morning Tea
11.00- 11.30am Menstrual cycles and metabolic rhythms: understanding
the relationships with exercise and nutrition
Dr Natasha Andreadis
11.30- 12.00pm PCOS, metabolism and lifestyle: Putting it into practice Dr Jim Parker
12.00- 12.30pm Chrono Nutrition: Why when you eat could be as important as what you eat
Read more…
Nathan Rose
12.30- 12.50pm Genetic Polymorphisms in Male Infertility Amie Skilton
12.50 – 1.00pm Q&A / Panel Discussion
1.00 – 2.00pm Lunch
THEME 2
Gut-Immune Disruption – research update on the mycobiome and auto-immunity
2.00 – 2.30pm Gut: the Trojan horse in remote organs’ autoimmunity Professor Aaron Lerner
2.30 – 3.00pm Mycobiome: The Forgotten Factor in Modern Disease Dr Shideh Pouria
3.00 – 3.30pm The dark side of probiotics and what you need to know about
horizontal gene transfer
Professor Aaron Lerner
3.30 – 4.00pm Afternoon Tea
4.00 – 4.30pm Fungal Dysbiosis in Patients with Gut Disorders: Clinical Case Series Dr Shideh Pouria
4.30 – 5.15pm Gut Experts Panel Discussion
5.15 – 5.30pm Closing Comments Dr Shamistra Barathan (MC)
Dr Ron Ehrlich (MC)
5.30 – 6.00pm Networking Drinks

Sunday 26 May 2019

7.30 – 8.30am BREAKFAST SESSION (Bookings Required)
Food as the Key Link between Planetary and Human Health
Join Dr Shideh Pouria (UK) for a no-holds-barred breakfast session
where she will delve into the complexities of the environmental microbiome
Dr Shideh Pouria
8.00 – 9.00am Arrival tea and coffee
9.00 – 9.05am Welcome Dr Shamistra Barathan (MC)
Dr Ron Ehrlich (MC)
9.05 – 9.15am ACNEM Awards Presentation Dr Christabelle Yeoh
THEME 3 Metabolic Insights – multi dimensional aspects of metabolism and
their management in your patients
9.15 – 9.40am New understanding of lipid metabolism, pathology interpretation and dietary
application
Dr Ken Sikaris
9.40 – 10.05am New clinical insights into phospholipid metabolism in metabolic syndrome Professor Peter Meikle
10.05 – 10.30am Nutrition and fasting: how to put the pieces together for type 2
diabetes reversal
Dr Rob Szabo
10.30 – 11.00am Morning Tea
11.00 – 11.30am Scientific Evidence Supporting a Low Carb Higher Fat Diet Dr Rod Tayler
11.30 – 12.00pm Metabolism and Common Urological Diseases – Prostate and Stones Dr Noor Buchholz
12.00 – 12.30pm Discovering variation in responses to differing diets. Evaluating key cases. Cliff Harvey
12.30 – 1.00pm Q&A / Panel Discussion
1.00 – 2.00pm Lunch
THEME 4 Personalised Nutrition – finding the solution for individualised management
2.00 – 2.25pm Is there a place for low carb and fasting in public health nutrition? Professor Grant Schofield
2.25 – 2.50pm Personalising dietary advice: how to be successful with weight loss Dr Helen Truby
2.50 – 3.15pm Determining ‘Carbohydrate Appropriate’ – Individualising Nutrition
Prescription to the Patient
Cliff Harvey
2.15 – 3.30pm Q&A / Panel Discussion
3.30 – 4.00pm Afternoon Tea
4.00 – 4.30pm On the Battlefield: weight loss in the General Practice setting Dr Lucy Burns
4.30 – 4.50pm Q&A / Panel Discussion
4.50 – 5.00pm Closing comments with ACNEM President Dr Christabelle Yeoh
5.00pm Conference Concludes

This program is subject to change.