Synthesis by Jeffrey Bland
“ We need to listen to the patients' story and develop a response to it. The approach to complex syndromes may be much more profound than just trying to point a round peg into a square hole and get a singular diagnosis. ”
Jeffrey S. Bland, PhD

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Synthesis by Jeffrey Bland, PhD

Date Topics 
1/1/2003 David Jones President
Institute for Functional Medicine
Fx medicine, thyroid function, selenium, lung cancer, glycemic control, HbA1C, syndrome X, chromium, lipoic acid, HRT, breast cancer, CVD, soy, I3C, estrogen, pharmacogenomics, CYP P450, bifunctional modulators, SAM, Th1, Th2, atopic disorders Listen Now
2/1/2003 Richard Delany Private Practice
CVD, statins, METs, insulin resistance, hyperinsulinemia, VAT, adipocytes, angiotensin, PPARs, folate cycle, homocysteine, FAD, DNA methylation, gene/nutrient interactions, perilla frutescens, Th-1, Th-2, liver, estrogen, catechol ortho-quinones, red rice yeast Listen Now
3/1/2003 John Keaney
Jr. Private Practice
Obesity, CVD, weight management, thermodynamics, statins, CRP, adipose tissue, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, basal amino acids, catabolism, adipocytes, yeast extracts, NAC, NO, tetrahydrobiopterin, alpha tocopherol, flavonoids, antioxidants Listen Now
4/1/2003 Scott Rigden Private Practice
Calories, energy transfer, obesity, Women's Health Initiative, HRT, estrogen-receptor modulators, adaptogens, methylation, COMT, autism, fecal calprotectin, MMR, GI disorders, BMI, food guide pyramid, adipose tissue, cell signaling, weight management Listen Now
5/1/2003 David J. Musnick Private Practice
Potassium, licorice, genetic polymorphisms, pathological assessment, liver failure, acetaminophen, NAPQI, glutathione, hepatitis C, liver protection, redox-active nutrients, pharmacogenomics, hip fracture, osteoporosis, retinoic acid, nutrient interactions Listen Now
6/1/2003 Kathie Swift Canyon Ranch in the Berkshires
Mendelian determinism, human genome, SNPs, gluten sensitivity, nutrigenomics, systems biology, homocysteine, MTHFR polymor- phisms, folate, cognitive function, 5-methyltetrahydrofolate, biomarkers, BUN, creatinine, evidence-based medicine, dietetics Listen Now
7/1/2003 Woody R. McGinnis Private Practice
Lab tests, glutathione, ATP, TBARS Test, 8-hydroxydeoxy- guanosine, isoprostanes, ORAC Test, TRAP, FRAP, endogenous hallucinogens, Mauve Factor, pyrolizidone, lipid urine peroxide, isolevuglandins, pyrroles, autism, heme porphyrin, levuglandin Listen Now
8/1/2003 Niloofar Afari University of Washington
Trace minerals, somatic syndromes, psychosomatic illness, holo- grapic body assessment, mitochondrial bioenergetics, NSAIDs, depression, mononucleosis, botanical medicines, post-traumatic stress syndrome, DHEA, neuroendocrine immune system, asthma Listen Now
9/1/2003 Anthony Komaroff Harvard Medical School
CFS, magnesium, malic acid, cell bioenergetics, immune activation, peroxynitrite, aging, mitochondria, ATP, deletion mutations, exercise tolerance, nutritional modulation, GI function, bioenergetics Listen Now
10/1/2003 Michael Holick Boston University School ofMedicine
Type 2 diabetes, vitamin D, osteoporosis, bone reserve, estrogen, inflammatory cytokines, arthritis, bone turnover, CAD, myeloperox- idase, bleaching, glycine, PPARs, thiazolidinediones, kidney disorders, pregnancy, MS, psoriasis, ichthyosis, nuclear receptors, thyroid, hydroxylation, hypercalcemia, solanum, UV light Listen Now
11/1/2003 Eleanor Rogan The Eppley Institute University of Nebraska
Glycyrrhizin, SARS, obesity, methyl donors, methionine adenosyl- transferase, SAM, DNA hypomethylation, cancer, MTHFR polymorphisms, prostate cancer, Finasteride, resveratrol, I3C, estrogen, breast cancer, CYP1B1, estradiol, equilinen, equiline, catecholestrogen quinones, 2-methoxyestradiol, DNA adducts Listen Now
12/1/2003 Daniel Beskind Private Practice
Sialic acid, allergy, antioxidants, meningitis, hearing loss, neuro- endocrine immune system, gene signaling, estrogen, insulin signa- ling, vascular function, hormones, PAI-1, hypertension, cardiovas- cular assessment, heart disease, electron beam tomography Listen Now

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