Nutrition & IBD - Lincoln, NE - September 24, 2014
Reasearch Update from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Join us Wednesday, September 24, 2014 for a wonderful Patient Education Program and Research Update!
Registration begins at 5:30pm / Educational Program starts at 6:00pm
*Light refreshments will be served*
Nutrition Program Presented by
Becky Guittar, RD, LMNT
Hy-Vee Registered Dietitian and Wellness Coach
Nutrition Program topics include:
*Role of nutrition - adult and pediatric focus
*Overview of diets used by IBD patients
*Eating well with IBD - diet, nutrition, supplements
*Tools and nutritional resources
Research Updated Presented by
Amanda Ramer-Tait, Ph.D.
University of Nebraska - Lincoln Researcher
Research Program Topic includes:
Dr. Amanda Ramer-Tait is an assistant professor of gastrointestinal biology in the Department of Food Science and Technology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her research interests center on the dynamic interactions between the immune system and intestinal microbes. Current projects in Dr. Ramer-Tait’s laboratory are aimed at understanding how host-microbial interactions in the gastrointestinal tract contribute to chronic, inflammatory diseases, including Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis. Dr. Ramer-Tait is a also a member of the UNL Gut Function Initiative, an interdisciplinary team of researchers focused on understanding the relationships among the gut ecosystem, dietary interventions, and human health.
For more information on the Education Program contact Ruby Lanoux, firstname.lastname@example.org or 651.917.2424
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