Synthesis by Jeffrey Bland

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September 2014 - In this issue, Dr. Bland interviews Jennifer Lovejoy, PhD. Dr. Lovejoy. Dr. Lovejoy is overseeing the patient component of the Pioneer 100 project at the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle. Dr. Bland and Dr. Lovejoy discuss the organization and structure of the Pioneer 100, both the ambitious goals and the logistical details. Dr. Lovejoy explains that the driving force behind the project is the integration of the scientific vision with the personal optimization of health at the individual level.

The Pioneer 100 Project is the first phase of the 100K Wellness Project. For more information visit:

Take note   

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

Upcoming Speaking Events:

Sept 19-20   Integrative Healthcare Symposium

Sept 23-25   BENEFIQ 2014

Sept 27-28   Lifestyle Medicine Summit

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.