Synthesis by Jeffrey Bland

Latest Issue  

October 2014 - In this issue, Dr. Bland interviews Philip Kern, MD. Dr. Kern is a practicing endocrinologist and an active researcher who focuses on obesity, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome. Based at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Dr. Kern is a professor in the Division of Endocrinology and also Director of both the Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Center and the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences. With his colleagues, Dr. Kern examines adipose tissue and muscle gene expression in relation to insulin resistance.


Take note   

Dr. Bland will be stepping down from the Metagenics Board of Directors as of 9/9/2014. Press Release

Upcoming Speaking Events:

Oct 19-22     ACLM: Lifestyle Medicine 2014

Oct 24-26     Thought Leaders Consortium

Oct 26-30   ABIHM: Science & Connection

Nov 13-16   ACAM Fall Meeting  

What's Dr. Bland Reading?   

"Translational Genomics. Clues from the Resilient" Read the abstract.

"The Hunt for Unexpected Genetic Heroes" Watch the TEDtalk.

"The New Normal" Nutrition Business Journal. Find the article.

"Medicine Gets Up Close and Personal" Read the abstract.

"PALB2 Mutations and Breast-Cancer Risk." Read the full text

Inheritance: How Our Genes Change Our Lives--and Our Lives Change Our Genes by Sharon Moalem, MD, PhD. Find it here.