september, 2017

22sepallday23allday22nd International Conference of FFC – 10th International Symposium of ASFFBC Functional Foods and Chronic Diseases: Science and Practice


Event Details

Functional Food Center is pleased to announce its 22nd International Conference \’Functional and Medical Foods for Chronic Diseases: Bioactive Compounds and Biomarkers\’. The conference will be held in Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School Boston, USA on September 22-23, 2017. This conference will bring together experts in medicine, biology, and the food industry to discuss the functional foods with bioactive compounds as dietary interventions for chronic diseases. Conference organized by FFC and Nutrition/Metabolism Laboratory at Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Main Conference Topics/Sessions

Session Topics:

  • Functional Food Definition and the Status of Functional Foods in Japan, US and other Countries
  • Functional Foods and Obesity
  • Functional Foods and Diabetes
  • Functional Foods and Neurological Diseases
  • Functional Foods and Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD)
  • Functional Foods and Cancer
  • Functional Foods with Bioactive Compound(s): Prevention and Management of Non-communicable Diseases
  • Safety of the Bioactive Compounds and Functional Foods
  • Biomarkers and Functional Food
  • Special Session: Functional Food, Microbiome and Cancer
  • Special Session: Dietary Exosomes and their Cargos
  • Special session: Engineering bioaccessibility and bioavailability of bioactive compounds
  • Current Research and Development of New Functional Food Products


september 22 (Friday) - 23 (Saturday)