Inflammation in Cardiovascular Disease: A Functional Genomic Perspective
BIO: Dr. Mansoor is the President and COO of The DNA Company, a leading and innovative provider of comprehensive Functional Genomics testing and consulting and an industry first: Individually customized supplements. He is widely regarded as a pioneer in medical genomics and has been the recipient of multiple academic and industry awards. He is the holder of several patents in the general fields of molecular diagnostics and genomics research and is one of the most sought-after national and international conference speakers in the genre of personalized medicine.
Inflammation and Electromagnetic Pollution: Health Problems & Solutions
BIO: Dr. Magda Havas, B.Sc., Ph.D. is Professor Emeritus at Trent University, Canada. She does research on the biological effects of electromagnetic pollution and on the beneficial effects of electrotherapies. Dr. Havas works with people who are suffering with chronic illness including diabetes, multiple sclerosis, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, and arthritis and with those who have developed electro-hyper-sensitivity (EHS).
Anti-inflammatory Nutrition Secrets for Increasing Energy and Performance
BIO: Holistic Nutritional Consultant and TV personality, Julie Daniluk is the award-winning, bestselling author of Meals That Heal Inflammation & Slimming Meals That Heal. Her third book, Hot Detox, was on the Canadian Bestseller’s list for 11 weeks in 2017 and is already in its second printing. Julie hosts Healthy Gourmet, a reality cooking show that looks at the ongoing battle between taste and nutrition. The show is aired in 78 countries worldwide. Julie has appeared on hundreds of television and radio shows, including The Dr. Oz Show and is in her 8th season as a resident expert for The Marilyn Denis Show.
Stress, Inflammation and Epigenetics – a functional lense through which to assess and address chronic disease and brain health
BIO: Dr. Meghan Walker is a naturopathic doctor and Entrepologist, focusing on the health optimization of entrepreneurs and game changers. She is the host of the Entrepology Podcast, Founder of Entrepology Labs, creator of the women’s performance supplement line,Badass Basics and Chief Cheerleader at Clinician Business Labs – a platform to assist clinicians scale and amplify their businesses. Graduating with distinction from the University of Waterloo with an undergraduate degree in biology and reproductive physiology and then from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. Meghan has spoken internationally and through multiple media outlets on topics related to women’s performance, brain health and entrepreneurship.
Gut Gateway: Harnessing Functional Medicine for IBD, and Beyond
BIO: Dr. John Dempster is a board certified Naturopathic Doctor and functional medicine practitioner, and is the founder of The Dempster Clinic – Center for Functional Medicine. Dr. Dempster is the co-founder/host of the Mental Wellness Summit, and continues to promote, educate and advocate optimal mental health. In addition he is the founder of the Healthy Gut Institute, an in-depth program designed to help people in various parts the world identify and treat the root cause of their digestive issues. Dr. Dempster writes regularly for a number of publications and lectures on a variety of health & wellness topics. In addition, he is also featured frequently on national television, radio, newspapers and magazines.
For more information on Dr. Dempster you can visit his website www.thedempsterclinic.com.
Eating To Beat Disease: How To Save Your Life With Good Science
BIO: Dr. William Li is a world-renowned physician, scientist, author, and President and Medical Director of the Angiogenesis Foundation. Impacting more than 50 million people, Dr. Li’s work has led to the effective prevention, novel treatment, and even reversal of diseases spanning cancer, chronic wounds, obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and retinal diseases. His TED Talk “Can we eat to starve cancer” has been viewed more than 11 million times.
Autoimmunity: When Self Defense Turns To Self “Attack”
BIO: Dr. Ludovic Brunel graduated with a degree in Human Nutrition from McGill University in Montreal and pursued his studies in Naturopathic Medicine at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto. Having spent years working as a researcher and writer, his knowledge of dietary supplements and their use in health and disease allows him to bring a unique perspective and provide leadership in his field. He has successfully published a number of articles written in both French and English and addressed to varied audiences, from patients and dietary supplement users to physicians and retailers.
Oxidative Stress as the Root Cause of Chronic Inflammation
BIO: Dr. Silverman, is a former pediatric surgeon from USSR and breast pathologist, upon graduation from the University of Alberta medical school and residency. In 2004, after losing her mother to multiple myeloma, Dr. Silverman started learning about holistic medicine. She discovered the power of nutritionally dense foods, mental health, exercise, and essential supplementation. She is a teacher of proactive health at the University of Alberta.
Histamine Troubles: How certain foods can hinder, and how others can help
BIO: Luka’s work is centered around the idea of reducing chronic low grade inflammation in order to support optimal health and vitality. Luka’s work is aimed at keeping that inflammation in check, in order to have both quality and quantity of life. This is done through the lens of real food in traditional food preparation methods (your grandmothers would be proud!), keeping it real and delicious in the kitchen without getting too onerous.
Functional Gastrointestinal Ecology – Clinical Applications
BIO: Dr. Spooner has over 20 years of clinical, academic and regulatory experience. As faculty at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, he developed and taught courses in toxicology, environmental medicine, and nutrition. His goals are to improve health care outcomes through the development of integrative care strategies, evidence informed clinical practice and innovative research partnerships.
3 Top Areas of Research on Aging and Inflammation
BIO: Lee is currently a teacher at the CSNN Vancouver branch, runs science and nutrition workshops, and is the Research and Development Manager at Nested Naturals. She loves to learn, is currently training as a Stress Mastery Professional and is studying herbalism. With an MSc in Clinical Biochemistry and 20 years of medical research, as well as being a graduate of CSNN and a lifelong journey of being interested in wellness, she is excited about science, and how we can use it in a holistic way.
Culinary Herbalism: Treating Inflammation in the Kitchen
BIO: Dr. Briana Lutz, ND, RH is a licensed naturopathic doctor practicing in Edmonton with a focus in women’s health and fertility. She has a passion for implementing botanical medicine, both clinically targeted and empowering her patients to safely use herbs as part of their lifestyle.