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 
1/1/2008 Eleanor Rogan Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer
University of Nebraska
Depurinating estrogen-DNA adducts and breast cancer research, the Women’s Health Initiative: 5 years later, shotgun proteomics, thyroid function in postmenopausal women, neurohormetic phytochemicals
2/1/2008 Mary Ann Lila University of Illinois
Phytochemistry, ascorbic acid, “mitohormesis”, mitochondrial signal transduction and dysfunctional bioenergetics, oxidative damage, the Marshall Protocol, secondary metabolites
3/1/2008 Valori Treloar Private Practice – Dermatology Newton
Integrative dermatology, lipid analyses, the Cochrane Collaboration
4/1/2008 JM Wright University of British Columbia
Lipid-lowering guidelines and data analyses of clinical trials on statins (number to treat), the Cholesterol Hypothesis, the pleiotropy of statins
5/1/2008 Hasan Mukhtar University of Wisconsin
Green tea, epigallocatechin-3-gallate, and the induction of apoptosis and cell cycle arrest in human carcinoma cells, pharmaceuticals in surface water, adaptogens and phytochemicals, “Inflammaging”
6/1/2008 Michael Fenech CSIRO Human Nutrition Australia
Genomic stability, the Genome Health Clinic, blockbuster drugs in the era of personalized medicine, follow-up on xenohormesis, epigenetics and cancer
7/1/2008 Devra Lee Davis Center for Environmental Oncology
The Secret History of the War on Cancer (book), xenohormesis, cancer, bioactive phytochemicals
8/1/2008 Iris R. Bell University of Arizona
Food and chemical sensitivity research, homeopathy, personalized medicine, predictive biology, scale-free networks
9/1/2008 Randy Jirtle Duke University
Epigenetics, genomic imprinting, and disease susceptibility, genome-wide association studies, nutrigenomics, carotid intima-media thickness
10/1/2008 Edward J. Calabrese University of Massachusetts
Hormesis, link between oral health and chronic disease, nutritional hormesis
11/1/2008 Jane Murray Women in Balance
Hormone metabolism and balance, risk of thromboembolism in postmenopausal women, signaling mechanisms of foods, phytohormones and osteoporosis, dietary proteins and atherosclerosis prevention
12/1/2008 Michael Skinner Washington State University
Epigenetic transgenerational disease, colorectal cancer, role of maternal nutrition on diseases susceptibility later in life, B vitamins