Dec 9-11 the Venetian, Las Vegas, NV is host to the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M)* World Congress. More than 2,500 healthcare professionals and 350 exhibitors are expected to attend.
The conference aims to ensure that all medical professionals are up-to-date with the latest scientific research and the most recent medical advances in preventing and treating the degenerative effects of aging today. The conference offers Seminars, Exhibits, Workshops and Certifications include:
Brain Fitness (Cognitive Disorders, Prevention, Diagnosis, Screening and Biology; plus Dimentia Disorders)
Weight Loss (Approaches for Integrative Physicians, Management, Exercise Intervention Programs, Consulting to Organizations)
Lifestyle Coaching (by University of South Florida Health) (covers addressing symptoms of disease with palliative drugs and surgery versus resolving underlying etiology of disease with lifestyle alterations, Health, co-active coaching, medication-induced nutritional depletions, foods as nutrients, treatment modalities, hormonal balance, energy levels and food additives)\
Advanced Metabolic Endocrinology
Sports Medicine (focused on “science of eating,” including diet programs, recipes and nutrients that help athletes reach peak performance and success)
Advanced Injectables Training (targeted certification for those working exclusively with injectables such as dentists, GPs or other specialists)
Sexual Health (Male/Female Medical, Psychological, Hormonal)
and Online Education.
Visit the conference website a4mwc.com for a full breakdown of these certifications.
In October Michael Greger, MD spoke with us about his latest research. He and several other experts in the field of anti-aging medicine will keynote the congress as follows.
Friday, December 9th | 8:30am – 10:00am
David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM
Leading Natural Medicine Neurologist
Dr. Perlmutter serves as an Associate Professor at the University of Miami School of Medicine. Dr. Perlmutter is a frequent lecturer at symposia sponsored by such medical institutions as Harvard University, the University of Arizona, Scripps Institute, New York University, and Columbia University. He has contributed extensively to the world medical literature with publications appearing in The Journal of Neurosurgery, The Southern Medical Journal, Journal of Applied Nutrition, and Archives of Neurology. He is the author of many books, including: The Better Brain Book, Raise a Smarter Child By Kindergarten, Power Up Your Brain: The Neuroscience of Enlightenment, the #1 New York Times Bestseller Grain Brain – The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar – Your Brain’s Silent Killers with over 1 million copies in print and availability in 27 languages, New York Times Bestseller The Grain Brain Cookbook, and New York Times Bestseller Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain – For Life, and is recognized internationally as a leader in the field of nutritional influences in neurological disorders. Dr. Perlmutter is also the author of the upcoming Grain Brain for Life.
Friday, December 9th | 10:00am – 11:00am
David Ludwig, MD, PhD
Leading Nutrition and Obesity Researcher and Physician
David S. Ludwig, MD, PhD is a practicing endocrinologist and researcher at Boston Children’s Hospital. He holds the rank of Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Professor of Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health. Dr Ludwig is Founding Director of the Optimal Weight for Life (OWL) program at Children’s Hospital, one of the country’s oldest and largest multidisciplinary clinics for the care of overweight children. He also directs the New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center at Children’s Hospital. His research focuses on the effects of diet on hormones, metabolism and body weight. In particular, he developed a novel “low glycemic load” diet (i.e., one that decreases the surge in blood sugar after meals) for the treatment of obesity and prevention of type 2 diabetes and heart disease. In addition, he conducted some of the original studies linking sugar-sweetened beverages and fast food to obesity. Described as an “obesity warrior” by Time magazine, Dr. Ludwig has fought for fundamental policy changes to restrict food advertising directed at young children, improve quality of school nutrition programs and increase insurance reimbursement for obesity prevention and treatment programs. Dr. Ludwig is a fellow of The Obesity Society and recipient of the E.V. McCollum Award (2008) of the American Society for Nutrition. He is Principal Investigator on numerous grants from the National Institutes of Health, has published over 150 scientific articles, and serves as Contributing Writer for JAMA. Dr. Ludwig is author of a book on childhood obesity for parents (Ending the Food Fight: Guide Your Child to a Healthy Weight in a Fast Food/Fake Food World Houghton Mifflin, 2007). His latest book, for a general audience, is entitled Always Hungry? Conquer Cravings, Retrain Your Fat Cells, and Lose Weight Permanently (Grand Central Publishing, January 2016). He appears frequently in national print and broadcast media
Saturday, December 10th | 10:00am – 11:00am
David Agus, MD
Pioneer in biomedical research one of the world’s leading cancer doctors
David Agus, MD is one of the world’s leading doctors and pioneering biomedical researchers. Over the past twenty years, he has received acclaim for his innovations in medicine and contributions to new technologies, which continue to change the perception of health and empower people around the world to maintain healthy lives. Dr. Agus is professor of medicine and engineering at the University of Southern California, where he leads USC’s Westside Cancer Center and Center for Applied Molecular Medicine. He serves as a CBS News contributor. An international leader in new technologies and approaches for personalized healthcare, he co-founded two revolutionary companies: Navigenics and Applied Proteomics. Dr. Agus’ first book, The End of Illness, was published in 2012 and is a New York Times #1 and international bestseller, and subject of a PBS special. His second book, New York Times bestselling A Short Guide to a Long Life, was published January 2014, and his newest book The Lucky Years: How to Thrive in the Brave New World of Health was published January 5, 2016. Dr. Agus treated Steve Jobs for many years, until his death.
Sunday, December 11th | 9:25am – 10:05am
Dave Asprey, MBA
Founder and CEO of Bulletproof
Dave Asprey, founder of Bulletproof and author of New York Times bestseller “The Bulletproof Diet,” is a Silicon Valley investor and technology entrepreneur who spent two decades and over $300,000 to hack his own biology.
Dave lost 100 pounds without counting calories or excessive exercise, used techniques to upgrade his brain and lift his IQ by 20 points. He lowered his biological age while learning to sleep more efficiently in less time. Learning to do these seemingly impossible things transformed him into a better entrepreneur, a better husband, and a better father.
Dave is the creator of the widely popular Bulletproof Coffee, host of the #1 health podcast, Bulletproof Radio, and author of the New York Times bestselling book, “The Bulletproof Diet.” Through his work, Dave provides information, techniques and keys to taking control of and improving your biochemistry, your body and your mind. The goal is for everything to work in unison, helping you execute atlevels far beyond what you’d expect, without burning out, getting sick, or allowing stress to control your decisions.
Dave’s new venture, the Bulletproof Coffee Shop, is now open in Santa Monica with more locations coming soon.
Sunday, December 11th | 10:00am – 11:00am
Michael Greger, MD
Author and founder of www.NutritionFacts.org
Food As Medicine: Preventing & Treating Disease with Diet
A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Michael Greger, MD, is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. He has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, testified before Congress, and was invited as an expert witness in the defense of Oprah Winfrey in the infamous “meat defamation” trial. He is a graduate of Cornell University School of Agriculture and Tufts University School of Medicine. Currently Dr. Greger serves as the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at The Humane Society of the United States. His latest book How Not to Die became an instant New York Times Best Seller. More than a thousand of his nutrition videos are freely available at NutritionFacts.org, with new videos and articles uploaded every day.
* The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) is a US federally registered 501(c) 3 non-profit organization comprised of over 26,000 members internationally including: 85% physicians (MD, DO, MBBS); 12% health care practitioners, scientists; 3% governmental officials, and members of the press and general public.
The A4M is dedicated to the advancement of technology to detect, prevent, and treat aging related disease and to promote research into methods to optimize the human aging process. The A4M is also dedicated to educating physicians, scientists, and members of the public on biomedical sciences, breaking technologies, and anti-aging issues.
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