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11th Vahouny Fiber Symposium

Bethesda, MD, US
June 15, 2017 – June 16, 2017

The Vahouny Symposia is a non-profit organization that organizes symposia on dietary fiber and health, attracting leading scientists who present and discuss the results of their current work in dietary fiber research. The 2017 Vahouny event was the 11th in the series. Video from the ILSI North America-organized portions of the event are available at the links below.

Click here to download the agenda.

Session 1: The Future of Fiber – Physiologic Benefits
Moderated Panel
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History of the Dietary Fiber Definition
Susan Cho
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Health Benefits of Fiber: What we Know to What is Next
Joanne Slavin, University of Minnesota
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Gut Microbiota: State of the Science, Markers, Methodologies, and Test Populations
Kelly Swanson, University of Illinois
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Dietary Fiber Reduces Gut Microbial Mucus Degradation, Preventing Enteric Infection and Inflammation
Eric Martens, University of Michigan
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Gut Permeability and Human Health
Karen Madsen, University of Alberta
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Intersection of what we know with the road ahead
David Klurfeld, USDA ARS
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Session 2: Is Fiber an Essential Nutrient – A Multifactorial Perspective
Dennis Gordon, North Dakota State University
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Joanne Slavin, University of Minnesota
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David Klurfeld, USDA ARS
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