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1:00 pm– 7:15 pm

All nine speakers will deliver key ‘clinical and scientific insights’ in short TED-style presentations

Time & Speaker
Topic
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM
David M. Brady, ND, DC, CCN | Conference Chair
WELCOME ADDRESS
1:15 PM - 1:35 PM
Jeff Bland, PhD
Genes, Herbs & Destiny
1:35 PM - 1:55 PM
Nalini Chilkov, LAc, OMD
Making Cancer Personal
1:55 PM - 2:15 PM
Mark Menolascino, MD
Fire on the Brain
2:15 PM - 2:35 PM
Charles Poliquin, MS
Pillars of Power
2:35 PM - 3:05 PM
Break
3:05 PM - 3:25 PM
Filomena Trindade, MD
Estrogen, Snips & Methyl Groups, Oh My!
3:25 PM - 3:45 PM
Stephanie Seneff, PhD
The Glyphosate Connection
3:45 PM - 4:05 PM
Susan Blum, MD, MPH
A Joint Expedition
4:05 PM - 4:25 PM
Deanna Minich, PhD
Healthy Pathways Through a Sick World
4:25 PM - 4:45 PM
Oscar Coetzee, MS, DCN
Optimal Performance of Mind & Body
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM
Reception
5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Jeff Bland, PhD
KEYNOTE:
Phytochemicals, Genetic Expression & the Management of Chronic Disease

It has become clear the past ten years that the thousands of secondary metabolites produced by plants can serve as phytochemicals that have cellular specific biological influence. It was originally thought that many of these compounds serve as antioxidants, which defines their biological activity. More recently however, it has been discovered that phytochemicals are much more than generic antioxidants, but rather serve as substances that influence tissue specific signal transduction that regulates genetic expression...

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9:00 am– 5:00 pm

Choose from two tracks to get more of the content that is most important to you, as each presenter takes you on a deep dive into their topic from day one.

Choose From Two Tracks:

Time & Speaker
Topic

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Susan Blum, MD, MPH

Arthritis: Taming the Flame by Healing the Gut & Treating Oxidative Stress

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is the most well-known and common of all autoimmune inflammatory arthritis conditions, affecting almost 68 million people worldwide. RA is the #1 most prevalent autoimmune disease with an estimated 1% of people in the United States and United Kingdom afflicted...

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10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Break

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Mark Menolascino, MD

Reversing Cognitive Impairment Using a Functional Medicine Approach

The current state of medical therapy for cognitive decline and dementia is focused on single drug therapy. This approach has yielded unsatisfactory outcomes. A Functional Medicine approach utilizes a model of evaluation and therapeutics that is an assessment of the bioterrain of the unique individual in relation their individual genetics interaction with their....

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12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Lunch

1:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Deanna Minich, PhD

Whole Detox: How to Thrive in a Toxic World Through Nutrition & Lifestyle

“It’s very promising to see that we are redefining detox in the 21st century. With the emerging areas of mind–body medicine, we’ve come to realize that toxins cross over between the body and mind. Truly, detox needs to keep up with the evolving science, and that’s what we have Whole Detox here to do.”

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3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Break

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Oscar Coetzee, MS, DCN

Sports Performance Enhancement Through Nutrition & Psychology

The first topic will be what we call “Clinical Practice Psychology.” We often see that patient retention and compliance are not based on the quality of your service and expertise, but rather on the misinterpretation and misunderstanding of personalities. This part of the lecture will investigates the four major personality categories. These four categories are summarized in the acronym DIET...

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Time & Speaker
Topic

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Nalini Chilkov, LAc, OMD

The Role of BioMarkers in Cancer Risk Reduction

What if cancer patients defied the odds and became outliers, experiencing unexpected outcomes? Let us collectively demonstrate that not only must there be a plan to target the disease and a need for a disease expert (the oncologist)...

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10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Break

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Filomena Trindade, MD

Estrogen Metabolism, Methylation & Beyond

The Importance of estrogen metabolism with regard to Cancer risk in both men and women. Focus on how to assess and treat estrogen metabolism in hormone replacement therapy as well as in general preventive cancer care...

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12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Lunch

1:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Stephanie Seneff, PhD

Destruction of Human Health by Glyphosate

Glyphosate is the active ingredient in the pervasive herbicide, Roundup®, and it is a contaminant in most of the foods consumed in the United States today. Because it is viewed by the government as being relatively nontoxic to humans, there is very poor monitoring of contamination levels. In this course, the key aspect of glyphosate’s toxicity, its disruption, systemically, of sulfate supplies to the vasculature and to the tissues will be addressed...

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3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Break

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Charles Poliquin, MS

Supplementation for Power Athletes: A Four Step Approach

This presentation will address the importance of applying proper nutrition, supplementation and lifestyle habits that will lead to better physical and mental performance during strength and power athletes’ development and in competitions via metabolic and nervous system optimization....

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