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 
1/1/2005 Stephen E. Chiarello Private Practice
Fx dermatology, immune system, GALT, psoriasis, catabolism, anabolism, cytokines, skin papillomas, topical a-lactalbumin- oleic acid, ROS, NFkB, L-arginine, lymphocytes, syndrome X, carbohydrate pimples
2/1/2005 Joseph C. Maroon UPMC-Presbyterian Hospital
Life span, Vioxx, insulin resistance, hyperinsulinemia, metabolic syndrome, carbohydrates, postprandial state, phytochemical index, body weight, ATTICA Study, CRP, homocysteine, vitamin E
3/1/2005 Daniel G. Amen Private Practice
Fx neurology, genetic metabolism diseases, orthomolecular psychiatry, schizophrenia, sickle cell anemia, betaine, serum lipoprotein ratios, biofeedback, brain imaging, psychiatric medications, SPECT scans
4/1/2005 Michael Wald Private Practice
HALE Project, Mediterranean Diet, endothelial dysfunction, biomarkers, vascular inflammation, metabolic syndrome, carbohydrate, glycemic index, glycemic load, dietary fiber, type 2 diabetes, glycemia, protein, grains, insulin
5/1/2005 Mehmet C. Oz New York Presbyterian Hospital
Columbia University
Hypertension, diet, folate, race, genetic control, disease, genetic factors, type 2 diabetes, obesity, brain, inflammatory markers, CHD, postmenopause, heart disease, arthritis, trans fatty acids, systemic heart failure
6/1/2005 Erminia M. Guarneri Scripps Research Institute
Obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, hypertension,by-pass, polypill, polymeal, serum lipid analysis, Collaborative Atorvastatin Diabetes Study, Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study, tetrahydrobiopterin
7/1/2005 Burton M. Berkson Private Practice
fx hepatology, Kupffer cells, MALT, GALT, porphyrins, hepatic encephalopathy, quick-release carbohydrates, time-release carbohydrates, transamination, deamination, Naltrexone, primary biliary cirrhosis, mushroom poisoning
8/1/2005 David Perlmutter Commons Medical and Surgical Center
Neurohumoral features, myocardial stunning, hemodynamic stress response, L-arginine, homocysteine, hypercholesterolemia, blood lead, Gulf War Syndrome, deoxynucleotide synthesis, DNA methylation, 1-carbon metabolism, fx neurology, dementia, glutathione, MS
9/1/2005 Esther Sternberg National Institutes of Health
Depression, gene expression, omega-3 fatty acids, aspirin- triggered epimers, cholesterol, F2 isoprostane levels, coronary artery calcification, CARDIA Study, angiotensin II, 53A/G polymorphisms, nutrigenomics, neuroimmunology
10/1/2005 Kenneth Fine EnteroLab
Epithelial barrier, endothelial barrier, H0157 E. Coli, IBD, colon cancer, probiotics, butyrate, toxicological defense, omega-3 fatty acids, Th1, Th2, cancer, fecal fat, NSAIDs, GI diagnostic tests, Celiac sprue-like HLA-DQ genes
11/1/2005 Richard Lord Metametrix Clinical Laboratory
Metabolomics, albumin, amino acids, BCAAs, aromatic amino acids, brain, toxicity, leucine, dysbiosis, schizo-phrenia, Gilbert's syndrome, PKU, tetrahydrotiopterin, tryptophan, Kynurenine pathway, lab tests, carnitine
12/1/2005 T. Colin Campbell Cornell University
Steatohepatitis, perinatal period, syndrome X, hsCRP, glycemic index, type 2 diabetes, Mediterranean Diet, statins, hypercholesterolemia, cognitive function, poly-phenols, probiotics, IBD, aflatoxin, China Study