Nutritional Immunology: Its Role in Health and Disease
Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort
10000 N Oracle, Rd Tucson AZ 85704
Tucson, Arizona , AZ
1. Impact of Nutritional Status on Gene 
Expression of Cells of the Immune System 
2. Obesity Induced Immune Dysfunction.
3. Modulation of Inflammatory Responses by 
Nutrient Receptors.
4. Changes in Inflammation, T-cell function, 
and Disease States by Dietary PUFA 
5. Immunosenescence 
6. Novel Nutritional Intervention in Immune and 
Inflammatory Processes and Related Diseases 
7. Nutrient Modulation of Gut Associated Immunity 
8. The Interplay Between Nutritional Status, 
Infection, and Host Defense 
9. Changes in Tumoricidal Activity by Nutrients 

Schedule of Presentations:

Saturday, July 28, 2007
16:00:00 Conference Registration
18:00:00 FASEB Opening Reception
19:00:00 Dinner
20:45:00 A road less travelled: personal reflections on three decades of Nutritional Immunology Simin Nikbin Meydani
Sunday, July 29, 2007
07:30:00 Breakfast
12:00:00 Lunch
13:00:00 A role for leptin in sustaining lymphopoiesis and myelopoeisis Pamela Fraker
13:35:00 Modulation of gene expression and immune function by flavonoids Carl L Keen
14:10:00 Group photo and FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
14:50:00 “Gamma-tocopherol elevates inflammation in experimental asthma Joan Cook Mills
15:25:00 Retinoids and the antibody response: practical studies and insights into mechanisms Catharine A Ross
16:00:00 Poster Session
18:00:00 Dinner
19:00:00 Adipose tissue derived cytokines and inflammation Susan K Fried
19:35:00 Adipose tissue macrophages: key modulators of obesity-associated inflammation and metabolic complications Martin S Obin
20:10:00 Break
20:25:00 Obesity-associated inflammatory cytokines: role of adipose tissue Kate Claycombe
21:00:00 Adiponectin in intestinal inflammation Giamila Fantuzzi
21:35:00 Questions and Discussion
Monday, July 30, 2007
07:30:00 Breakfast
12:00:00 Lunch
13:00:00 “Dietary modulation of inflammatory responses that are mediated by pattern recognition receptors Daniel Hwang
13:35:00 Endogenous activation and control of toll like receptors Jeffrey L Platt
14:10:00 FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
14:30:00 Cholesterol-sensitive signaling pathways in cancer Michael R Freeman
15:05:00 The role of inflammation and macrophages in the development of insulin resistance Jerrold M Olefsky
15:40:00 . Questions and Discussion
16:00:00 Poster Session
18:00:00 Dinner
19:00:00 Inhibition of autoimmunity and bone loss by n-3 fatty acids Gabriel Fernandes
19:35:00 Modulation of inflammation by polyunsaturated fats Phillip C Calder
20:10:00 Break
20:25:00 Suppression of protein kinases by PUFA (n-3) mediates attenuation of experimental IgA mediated nephropathy James J Pestka
21:00:00 Mechanisms of omega-3 fatty acid regulation of T-lymphocytes Christopher Jolly
21:35:00 Questions and Discussion
Tuesday, July 31, 2007
07:30:00 Breakfast
12:00:00 Lunch
13:00:00 Immunosenescence as a predictor of morbidity and mortality in aging mice Richard A Miller
13:35:00 Viral respiratory infection in the elderly Ann R Falsey
14:10:00 FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
14:30:00 Calorie restriction and aging on peritoneal macrophage response to LPS Rafael de Cabo
15:05:00 Aging up-regulates expression of inflammatory mediators in mouse adipose tissue Dayong Wu
15:40:00 Questions and Discussion
16:00:00 Poster Session
18:00:00 Dinner
19:00:00 Probiotics and immunomodulation: implications for human health Harsharnjit S Gill
19:35:00 Phytochemical enhancement of gamma delta T cells in humans Susan S Percival
20:10:00 Break
20:25:00 Oat-derived avenanthramides, pro-inflammatory cytokines and atherosclerosis Mohsen Meydani
21:00:00 Antioxidants, inflammatory cytokines and age- related cognitive impairment Rodney Johnson
21:35:00 Questions and Discussion
Wednesday, August 1, 2007
07:30:00 Breakfast
12:00:00 Lunch
13:00:00 Probiotics and gut associated immune response Allen Walker
13:35:00 Antioxidant modulation of gut associated immunity Joseph F Urban
14:10:00 FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
14:30:00 Role of diet in pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel diseases Eamonn Quigley
15:05:00 Interaction of luminal bacteria: impact on colon epithelial cells in the promotion of carcinogenesis Norm Hord
15:40:00 Questions and Discussion
16:00:00 Poster Session -Optional
18:00:00 Dinner
19:00:00 Micronutrients in the prevention and treatment of malaria Anuraj H Shankar
19:35:00 Micronutrient modulation of the progression of HIV infection in adults and children Saurabh Mehta
20:10:00 Break
20:25:00 Host nutrition and infectious disease: the neglected virulence factor Melinda A Beck
21:00:00 Vitamin A, immunity and infection Charles S Stephensen
21:35:00 Questions and Discussion
Thursday, August 2, 2007
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Mechanism of conjugated linoleic acid tumoricidal activity Kent L Erickson
09:35:00 Dietary enhancement of human gamma delta T cell function with a defined mixture of green tea molecules correlates with prevention of cold and flu symptoms Jake Bukowski
10:10:00 FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
10:25:00 N-3 PUFA, T-Cell inflammation and colon cancer David N McMurray
11:00:00 Alteration of retinoid metabolism and signaling by chronic alcohol consumption: implication for cancer risk Xiang Dong Wang
11:35:00 Box Lunches Available
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