Workshop: NASEM Nutrigenomics and the Future of Nutrition

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 8:30am

The Food Forum of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) will host a public workshop that will review current knowledge in the field of nutrigenomics as it relates to nutrition. The workshop will explore the influence of genetic and epigenetic expression on nutritional status, including the potential impact of personalized nutrition on health maintenance and chronic disease prevention. The workshop will also investigate the clinical implications of nutrigenomics, key public health and regulatory policy considerations presented in the context of emerging nutrigenomics applications to personalized nutrition, and the challenges to globalization of public health guidance that may be informed by nutrigenomic research.

More information is available via the NASEM website.