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14 July 20151.00pm - 2.00pm
Observational evidence suggests dietary potassium is associated with reduced cardiovascular risk, but intervention studies are limited and less clear. The primary aim of Dr Lister's research was to determine the effects of dietary interventions that increase potassium intake on vascular function.
21 July 20151.00pm - 2.00pm
Human intervention studies have shown that ingestion of non-nutritive sweeteners (NNS) can cause an increase in hunger, appetite, and food consumption; however, the molecular bases for these effects are unknown.
28 July 20151.00pm - 2.00pm
The Gene Mine: applications for rapid gene identification, genetic correlations and novel disease models
After a dozen years of production, the “Gene Mine” resource has been developed in Australia. It has now reached maturity and is the world’s largest collection of multiparental recombinant inbred mouse strains.
18 August 20156.30pm - 8.00pm
What would it take to encourage a more rational approach to wellness, and why don't more evidence-based scientists participate in this growing industry? Panel of health professionals and communicators come together to discuss the issues.