Promoting Diversity in Health-Related Research: NIH Grant Supplements

Promoting Diversity in Health-Related Research: NIH Grant Supplements

DR. ALAN E. GUTTMACHER: We at NICHD enthusiastically support diversity supplements for a number of reasons; perhaps most importantly, through these supplements, we guarantee that we will have a diverse workforce — that we will take advantage of the best and brightest minds informing the research workforce of the future. And also, by doing that, …

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#CPDD What’s Hot – Could E-cigarettes have a Public Health Potential?

#CPDD What’s Hot – Could E-cigarettes have a Public Health Potential?

[Music] [Matthew Johnson speaking] There’s a lot of concerns, and its appropriate about the potential downside e-cigarettes but we shouldn’t lose sight of the fact that this may be one the biggest game changers in terms of changing the course of tobacco use and the incredible mortality that comes from it. People reported a rather …

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Profiles in Nutrition: Dr. Paul Coates

I didn’t start out as a nutritionist; I started out as a human geneticist and I was interested in inborn errors in metabolism. So my initial education and postdoctoral training was in human genetics. I spent maybe 20 years after that at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia where I studied inborn errors of lipid metabolism. …

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Dietary Supplement Practicum (11 of 21): Soy & Disease Prevention—How Strong is the Evidence?

Dietary Supplement Practicum (11 of 21): Soy & Disease Prevention—How Strong is the Evidence?

>>Female Speaker: So it’s my pleasure to introduce our next speaker. Dr. Mindy Kurzer is a professor of nutrition and Director of Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute at the University of Minnesota. She has been at the University of Minnesota since 1989, where she has taught nutrition courses to over 4,000 students and performs research …

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Dietary Supplement Practicum (8 of 21): Challenges in Research on Botanical Dietary Supplements

>>Luisa Rios-Avila: Okay, our next speaker, our last speaker of the day, is Dr. Barbara Sorkin. Dr. Sorkin is also part of the Office of Dietary Supplements. She is the director of the NIH Centers for Advancing Research on Botanicals and Other Natural Products program, and we are very happy to have her here today …

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Dietary Supplement Practicum (15 of 21): Meeting the Stakeholders–Meet the Watchdogs

Dietary Supplement Practicum (15 of 21): Meeting the Stakeholders–Meet the Watchdogs

>>Paul Coates: Okay, folks, we are going to start up again. This will be the second panel discussion of the afternoon, and this is the group that has been euphemistically called the Watchdogs, and it is up to you to decide whether that is an appropriate term. We’ve actually never asked our colleagues in the …

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Dietary Supplement Practicum (13 of 21): Dietary Supplements & the U.S. Department of Defense

Dietary Supplement Practicum (13 of 21): Dietary Supplements & the U.S. Department of Defense

>>Regan Bailey: So, I’m going to introduce our speaker for this afternoon, Patti Deuster. She’s from Uniform Services University of Health Sciences and she’s always one of the most well received speakers at this practicum because the work that she and her team does is so very important. So, please welcome her. [applause]>>Patricia Deuster: Thank …

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Dietary Supplement Practicum (5 of 21): Food vs. Drugs vs. Dietary Supplements

Dietary Supplement Practicum (5 of 21): Food vs. Drugs vs. Dietary Supplements

>>Regan Bailey: Okay. So, our next presentation is going to be comparing food to drugs and dietary supplements. They all have different paths to regulation. And we have someone on our ODS team who came off the injured reserve list to be here with you today. So, he — we’re really grateful to Dr. Betz …

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Dietary Supplement Practicum (1 of 21): What ODS Does & an Overview of Dietary Supplement Use

Dietary Supplement Practicum (1 of 21): What ODS Does & an Overview of Dietary Supplement Use

>>Regan Bailey: Good morning, everyone. We’re about to get started. I’d like to welcome you to the Mary Frances Picciano Dietary Supplement Research Practicum. I’m Regan Bailey. I’m a scientific consultant at the Office of Dietary Supplements, and I’m also an associate professor at Purdue University. So, this is an event that we have been …

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Dietary Supplement Practicum (12 of 21): Interactions between Supplements & Drugs

Dietary Supplement Practicum (12 of 21): Interactions between Supplements & Drugs

>>Cindy Davis: So, our last speaker of the morning will be Dr. Bill Gurley who is a professor of pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy. He is director of the UAMS clinical pharmacokinetics research laboratory and chair of the UAMS Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee and vice …

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