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CTR FOR BIOTECH rloerzel at merle.acns.nwu.edu
Thu Jul 7 19:23:08 EST 1994

>>>>>     Emerging Issues in Foods for Disease Prevention:     <<<
>>>>  A Partnership Between the Health and the Food Industries  <<
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>   Norris Center, Room 1B-C   <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>    Northwestern University    <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>   Evanston, Illinois   <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>   July 22, 1994   <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

Conveners: Northwestern University Center for Biotechnology and
           The Functional Foods for Health Program, University of Illinois

9:00-9:15   Welcome and Introduction 
                Alicia Loffler, Ph.D. 
                    (Center For Biotechnology, Northwestern University)

9:15-9:30   "Overview: Challenges in  the Development of  Foods
             for Disease Prevention"
                Clare Hasler, Ph.D. 
                    (Functional Foods for Health Program,University of Illinois)

9:30-10:15  "Oligosaccharides:  Relatively Unknown Phytochemicals
             in the US"
                Hideo Tomomatsu, Ph.D.
                    (Quaker Oats)

10:15-10:30         Coffee Break

10:30- 11:15 "Enhancing the Nutritional Value of Crops"
                Larry Beach, Ph.D.
                    (Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.) 

11:15-12:00  "Current Trends in Food Products for Disease Prevention" 
                Peter Lytle, Ph.D.
                    (Land O'Lakes)

12:00-1:15          Lunch (Lower Level Norris Center)

1:15-2:00   "Regulatory Options  for  Functional Foods"
                Steve McNamara, J.D.
                    (Hyman, Phelps, & Mc Namara, Washington, D.C.)

2:00-2:45   "Assessing the Business  Potential for Functional Foods"
                Kathie Wrick, Ph.D. 
                    (Arthur D. Little)

2:45- 3:00          Coffee Break

3:00-4:30   Round Table:  Needs, Hurdles, and Solutions
                    Phyllis Bowen, Ph.D. (basic research)
                        (University of Illinois, Urbana)
                    Linda Van Horn, Ph.D. (clinical applications)
                        (Northwestern University Medical School)
                    Sharon  McCauley, M.S., M.B.A., R.D.
                    (medical outcomes: cost vs. benefit)
                        (Options Consulting Co.)
                    Kathie Wrick, Ph.D. (business  potential)
                        (Arthur D. Little)
                    Isabel Wolf, Ph.D.  (consumer views)
                        (National Center for Food Safety, Summit)
                    Steve Rogers, Ph.D. (regulatory environment)

There is no fee for this symposium, however, space may be limited, so please
let us know if you are planning to come so we can arrange for space and
parking. Please RSVP to:

The Center for Biotechnology        Phone:  708-467-1453
Northwestern University             Fax:    708-467-2180
2153 Sheridan Rd.,                  Email:  RLoerzel at nwu.edu
Evanston, IL 60208

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