American Society For Nutrition

2013 Abstract Submission Information

2013 Abstract Submission Information

Excellence in Nutrition Research and Practice

Late Breaking Categories

Submit your late-breaking abstract by Thursday, February 21, 2013

300-ASN Vitamins, Minerals, and Bioactives

301-ASN Energy and Nutrient Metabolism

302-ASN Clinical and Community Nutrition

303-ASN Disease Prevention, Progression and Treatment

304-ASN Dairy and Yogurt – Health and Nutrition Benefits


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Call for Abstracts


Call for Abstracts The Call for Abstracts includes detailed information on scientific sessions, abstract topics, award deadlines and general information for ASN's program as well as the other EB societies. To view or print a copy of the 2013 Call for Abstracts, click here.

Featuring several new abstract categories highlighted in red!

Regular abstracts due: Deadline Extended, November 13, 2012

Award Competitions

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Topic Categories - Nutrition

Research Interest Sections

Aging & Chronic Disease

5000......Community Nutrition Programs and Policies for Older Adults
5001......Nutrition Interventions for Risk Factor Modification in Chronic Disease
5002......Nutritional Assessment and Status in Older Populations
5003......Nutrition, Sarcopenia and Physical Performance in Older Adults
5004......Nutrition and Cognition Across the Lifespan (co-sponsored with Nutritional Epidemiology RIS)
5005.....Osteoporosis and Bone Metabolism in Aging

Community and Public Health Nutrition

5020.......Community and Public Health Nutrition Interventions
5021.......Diet, Food Security and Health Promotion in Diverse Communities
5022......Health Disparities and Social Equity
5023......Food Environment
5024......Food Systems and Food Policy
5025......Community and Public Health Program Design: Theory to Evaluation

CARIG

5030......Carotenoids and Health
5031......Carotenoids and Retinoids: Molecular Mechanisms of Action
5032......Bioavailability and Metabolism of Carotenoids and Vitamin A
5033......Carotenoids: Eye and Brain Health
5034......Biofortification of Staple Crops with Micronutrients

Diet and Cancer

5040.......Diet and Cancer – Molecular Targets
5041.......Diet and Cancer – Animal Studies
5042.......Diet and Cancer – Translational, Clinical and Survivorship

Dietary Bioactive Components

5060......Bioavailability, Metabolism and Biomarkers of Dietary Bioactive Components
5061......Mechanisms of Action and Molecular Targets of Dietary Bioactive Components
5062......Effects of Dietary Bioactive Components on Experimental Models of Chronic Disease Risk
5063......Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory Effects of Dietary Bioactive Components
5064.......Cardiovascular Effects of Dietary Bioactive Components
5065......Dietary Bioactive Components of Medicinal, Functional and Whole Foods (including Probiotics and Fermented Foods)

Energy and Macronutrient Metabolism

5080.......Energy Balance, Macronutrients and Weight Management
5081.......Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome
5082.......Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism
5083.......Lipid and Fatty Acid Metabolism and Transport
5084.......Dietary Factors Affecting Lipid Metabolism
5085.......Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Health
5086.......Metabolic Phenotyping, Metabolomics and Biomarkers
5087.......Carbohydrate Metabolism
5088.......Regulation of Food Intake (co-sponsored with Obesity RIS)
5090.......Protein Intake Throughout the Lifecycle
5091.......Protein Sources and Dietary Implications

Experimental Animal Nutrition

5100.......Companion Animal Nutrition and Physiology
5101.......Animal Research Models for Macronutrient Metabolism
5102.......Animal Research Models for Nutrient Digestion and Absorption
5103.......Animal Research Models for Gut Development and Health
5104.......Animal Research Models Investigating Nutrition and Inflammation
5105.......Animal Research Models in Nutrition and Musculoskeletal Development

Lactation

5120......Lactation: Biology of Milk Production and Secretion
5121......Lactation: Bioactive Compounds and other Milk Constituents
5122......Lactation: Determinants of Lactogenesis, Lactation Duration, and Other Indicators of Lactation Success
5123......Lactation: Effects of Lactation/Breastfeeding on the Recipient Infant and/or Lactating Mother

Nutrition Education

5210......Nutrition Education
5211......Aligning Nutrition Education Programs and Research to Promote Change
5212......Preventing Childhood Obesity
5213......Nutrition Education in Diverse Populations
5214......Development of Evidence-Based Nutrition Education
5215......Behavioral Science and Eating Behavior Change
5216......Nutrition Education during Prenatal and Perinatal Stages of Life

Nutrient-Gene Interactions

5220......Nutrient-Gene Interactions
5221......Epigenetics and Autoimmune Disease
5222......Nutrient Effects on Stem Cell differentiation and Gene Expression
5223......Regulation of Intestinal Nutrient Metabolism and Gene Expression
5224......Nutrient Control of Proteomics and Metabolomics
5225......Obesity, Inflammation, and Nutrigenomics
5226……..Nutrient-Gene Interaction in Neurodegenerative Diseases: Role of Vitamin D
5227......Nutrient Regulation of Epigenetics in Maternal Programming

Nutritional Epidemiology

5230.....Dietary Assessment Tools and Applications
5231.....Epidemiological Research Addressing Diet and Health Outcomes
5232.....Research with Dietary Supplements and Bioactive Components
5233.....Advancing Nutritional Epidemiology with Public Use and Commercial Data Sets
5234.....Assessment of Child and Adolescent Nutritional Status, Growth, and Obesity
5235.....Epidemiological and Statistical Approaches for the Study of the Effects of Food on the Microbiome
5236.....Nutrition without Borders: Epidemiologic Methods in Examining Health Disparities and Nutrition Outcomes in Diverse Populations

Nutritional Immunology

5240.....Nutritional Immunology
5241.....Nutrition, Infection and Immunity

Nutrition Translation

5250......The Use of Consumer Research Insights to Guide Scientific Research
5251......Nutrition Science Translation for Policy, Practice and Consumers
5252......Understanding and Communicating Benefits/Risks of Natural-State Foods (e.g., minimally processed, natural, organic)
5253.......Nutrition and Sustainability
5254.......Food Related Behaviors and Implications for Food Policy
5255.......Nutrition Science Applied Through Food Science for Health
5256.......Novel Food Ingredients and Their Impact on Health
5257.......Translation of Nutrition Science to Public Health

Obesity

5260.......Obesity – Weight Management
5261.......Obesity – Body Composition
5262.......Obesity – Satiety (co-sponsored with EMM RIS)
5263.......Obesity – Carbohydrate Intake and Weight Management
5264.......Obesity – Chronic Diseases
5265.......Obesity – Physical Activity
5266 ......Obesity – Energy Expenditure
5267 ......Obesity – Socioeconomics
5268 ……..Development of Obesity: Dynamics of Physiological and Pathophysiological Parameters

Vitamins and Minerals

5280.......Iron, Copper and Chronic Disease
5281.......Vitamin D and Obesity – From Cellular to Clinical Trials
5282.......Water and Fat Soluble Vitamins and Chronic Disease
5283...... Micronutrient Bioavailability and Antioxidant Function
5283.......Zinc
5285.......Selenium
5286.......B Vitamins and One-Carbon Metabolism
5287.......Micronutrient Interventions

Scientific Councils

International Nutrition

5140......International Nutrition

Medical Nutrition

5200......Personalized Nutrition
5201......Nutrition and the Microbiome
5202......Interventions for the Treatment and Prevention of Nutrition-Related Diseases
5203......Nutrition and Inflammation
5204......Prenatal Nutrient Programming

Policy

5000.....Community Nutrition Programs and Policies for Older Adults
5024......Food Systems and Food Policy
5211......Aligning Nutrition Education Programs and Research to Promote Change
5251......Nutrition Science Translation for Policy, Practice and Consumers
5254......Food Related Behaviors and Implications for Food Policy

Other

5300……Dietary Supplements and Human Performance
5301……Sports Nutrition

Education and Teaching (NEW)

5320……Nutrition Education in Medical and Other Professional Schools
5321……Nutrition Education for Practicing Clinicians
5322……Innovations in Undergraduate, Graduate and Medical Nutrition Education



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