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Metagenics to Hold 4th Annual Lifestyle Medicine Summit

Metagenics, Inc. (Aliso Viejo, CA) will host its fourth annual Lifestyle Medicine Summit held at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, AZ on September 25-27, 2015. The theme for the 2015 Lifestyle Medicine Summit is “Healthy Aging—100% Vitality for Your First 100 years: Restoring and Maintaining Optimal Health.” This landmark educational conference will convene leading health care professionals and researchers who are transforming lifestyle medicine with cutting-edge insights and innovations to address the most critical health issues affecting the aging population.

“With an unprecedented increase of older adults living longer, forward-thinking strategies to protect and preserve their health and well-being are critical,” said John Troup, PhD, Metagenics chief science officer. “The Lifestyle Medicine Summit offers healthcare practitioners across all specialties the opportunity to advance their knowledge in contemporary lifestyle medicine approaches to preserve patient vitality and help foster positive clinical outcomes for the aging population.”

Venerated researchers and health care professionals will share insights on how personalized diagnostics can be combined with smarter nutritional approaches and contemporary lifestyle medicine to make a difference in patient outcomes. Speakers and topics for this year’s event include:

  • Jeffrey Bland, PhD, FACS, CNWhy the Solution to the Chronic Disease Epidemic is Personalized Lifestyle Healthcare
    Founder and President, Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute; well-known functional medicine pioneer, research scientist, and educator; author of The Disease Delusion
  • Charles Serhan, PhD – Novel Pro-Resolving Mediators in Resolution of Inflammation and Tissue Regeneration
    Director, Center for Experimental Therapeutics and Reperfusion Injury, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; professor, Harvard University; NIH program director/principal investigator of Resolution Mechanisms in Acute Inflammation: Resolution Pharmacology
  • Fabrizio Mancini, DC – Aging Gracefully: 5 Steps to a Healthy You
    President Emeritus, Parker University; author of The Power of Self-Healing and Four Steps for Living a Fabulous Life; TV health expert; host of the Hayhouse Radio show “Self-Healing”
  • John E. Morley, MB, BCh – Achieving Vitality
    Professor of Gerontology and Director of Geriatric Medicine, St. Louis University Medical School; director, Division of Geriatric Medicine; director, Division of Endocrinology at St. Louis University Medical Center; author of The Science of Staying Young
  • Dale E. Bredesen, MD– Dawn of the Era of Treatable Alzheimer’s Disease
    Director and Principal Investigator, Easton Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research at UCLA
  • Dara Torres, Olympic Medalist Healthy Aging in the 21st Century
    Twelve-time Olympic medalist; New York Times best-selling author of Age is Just a Number: Achieve Your Dreams at Any Stage in Your Life; correspondent, CBS Sports “We Need to Talk”

Other presenters and workshop leaders include Bridget Briggs, MD; Mimi Guarneri, MD; Robert Silverman, DC; Ashley Howell, CHC; Maryam Kavousi MD, PhD, FESC; Chris Keroack, MD; Robert Martindale, MD, PhD; Bob Rakowski, DC, CCN; Cory Rice, DO; and Charles Heroux, DC.

Registration is $399. Early registration is recommended, as the Lifestyle Medicine Summit has sold out the past two years.

For more information, visit www.metagenics.com/2015summit.