CNSR Annual Symposium 2017

February 3, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
UCLA California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI)



Bringing the Brain Back Into Medicine:
Focus on Obesity, Microbiome and Women’s Health

G. Oppenheimer Center for Neurobiology of Stress and Resilience
Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases,
Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

In collaboration with the Iris Cantor – UCLA Women’s Health Center,
the UCLA California NanoSystems Institute and the UCLA Microbiome Center

With the generous support from UCLA Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases, CURE Foundation, Gerald Oppenheimer Foundation, Morris A. Hazan Family Foundation, Executive Advisory Board of the Iris-Cantor – UCLA Women’s Health Center, and UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

Friday, February 3, 2017
UCLA California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI)

Visiting Key Note Speakers

Janine Clayton MD

NIH Associate Director for Research on Women’s Health; Director, NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health
“The Sex and Gender Integral”

Helen Raybould, PhD

Professor, Departments of Anatomy, Physiology and Cell Biology, UC Davis
“The Gut-Brain Axis – Role of Diet, Microbes and Sex Differences”

Ashley Gearhardt, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Michigan
“Sex Differences in Food Addiction”

Margaret Heitkemper, PhD, RN, FAAN

Chair, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, Affiliate Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, University of Washington School of Nursing
“Sleep and Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Metabolomics Approach”
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