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8th BioCeuticals Virtual Research Symposium



Date: Sat 06 Jun 20 - Sun 28 Jun 20

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Great news! The 8th BioCeuticals Research Symposium will take place on a digital platform throughout four weekends in June 2020. From Saturday 6 June until Sunday 28 June, delegates will be able to login and learn from our international lineup of speakers including Dr Datis Kharrazian, Dr Carrie Jones, Lara Briden, Amanda Archibald, and Dr William J Walsh. Each day will provide four hours of online learning, including one prerecorded plenary, one case study, one special guest presentation and a live Q&A session. 

Under the theme of Influences on Hormone Health: Diet, Genes and Environment, the Symposium will be hosting world-leading researchers in this important area in order to unravel the nexus of influences and causes of endocrine disorders. Throughout the month of June, we will aim to workshop and provide effective treatment strategies for even the most complex cases.
Hormone imbalances are becoming increasingly common in the modern world. While even the slightest disruption can affect endocrine health, the compounded effects of sustained emotional stress, exposure to xenobiotics, poor diet, disrupted sleep and genetic factors can often result in a complex and intractable state.

Registrations for the 8th BioCeuticals Research Virtual Symposium are now open!

Your’s in health

Danny Urbinder, Director Education and Clinical Services

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Please note program is in AEST


CPD information 
ACA, ANTA, ATMS, CMA, NHAA - 15 hours of learning

PSA accreditation - completion of all MCQs will entitle the delegate to 30 Group 2 CPD credits.

Certificates will be available to BioC account holders only. Please ensure you login to your account to register.
If you do not have an account, please register here - https://www.bioceuticals.com.au/login/registration. The application will be processed within 72 hours.

Registration for the virtual 8th BioCeuticals Research Symposium includes:

  • All recordings post event.
  • Presentation notes.
  • Participation and access to live Q&A session with speakers.
  • Speaker panel discussion.
  • Option to watch live and join in the Q&A or watch ON DEMAND later.
  • 15 hours of learning with ACA, ANTA, ATMS, CMA, NHAA. PSA accreditation - completion of all MCQs will entitle the delegate to 30 Group 2 CPD credits. This is for BioCeuticals account holders only.

IMPORTANT DATES - Please note the program is in AEST

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Time- AEST Sat 6th June Sun 7th June
9:00 am.                     Dr Mark Donohoe Introduction Dr Mark Donohoe Introduction
9:15 am - 10:30 am Dr Carrie Jones: Oestrogen detoxification from start to finish Dr William Walsh: Nutrient Therapy for Mental Disorders
10:45 am - 11:15 am Dr Carrie Jones: Case studies: Oestrogen detoxification from start to finish (phase 1, 2 and 3) Dr William Walsh: Chemical Biotypes of Depression and Individualised Nutrient Therapy
11:15 am - 11:45 am Q & A Q & A
     
Time Sat 13th June Sun 14th June
9:00 am Dr Mark Donohoe Introduction Dr Mark Donohoe Introduction
9:15 am - 10:30 am Amanda Archibald: The influence of 21st Century Living on Genes, Environment, Diet and Human Function Dr Lara Briden:
Ovulation Matters: Exploring the value of natural ovulatory menstrual cycles for general health
10:45 am - 11:15 am Amanda Archibald: Case studies: Fatigue, Transient Anxiety and Weight Gain Meet Genomics Dr Lara Briden: Case studies: Obstacles to Ovulation: Troubleshooting hypothalamic amenorrhea, PCOS, and post-pill amenorrhea.
11:15 am - 11:45 am Q & A Q & A
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm   Special Guest - Dr Mark Donohoe: Understanding APOE
     
Time - AEST  Sat 20th June  Sun 21st June
 9:00 am  Dr Mark Donohoe Introduction  Dr Mark Donohoe Introduction
 9:15 am - 10:30 am  Dr Datis Kharrazian: Hypothyroidism Physiological Web  Amanda Archibald: Culinary Biochemistry for 21st Century Living. Applying DNA-Directed Thinking to Care Plans
 10:45 am - 11:15 am Dr Datis Kharrazian Case Studies: How to evaluate Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism and case study  Amanda Archibald Case Studies: Using Genomics and Advanced Biomarkers to Connect Family History, Individual Health History and Guide Intervention
 11:15 am - 11:45 am                           Q & A  Q & A
 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm                   Special Guest - Amie Skilton: CIRS, Water Damaged Building & Hormone Dysregulation
     
Time - AEST Sat 27th June Sun 28th June
9:00 am Dr Mark Donohoe Introduction Dr Mark Donohoe Introduction
9:15 am - 10:30 am Dr Datis Kharrazian:
How hormones impact brain function
Dr Carrie Jones:
How resilient are you? Using the Cortisol Awakening Response as a sign of Health
10:45 am - 11:15 am Dr Datis Kharrazian:
How to develop a personalised diet, lifestyle and nutraceutical protocol for hypothyroidism
Dr Carrie Jones:
Case studies: How resilient are you? Using the Cortisol Awakening Response as a sign of health
11:15 am - 11:45 am Q & A Q & A
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm   Panel Discussion: Datis Kharrazian, Carrie Jones, Lara Briden, Amanda Archibald, Amie Skilton

Learning Objectives

Dr Carrie Jones

Plenary session 1
Estrogen detoxification from start to finish (phase 1, 2 and 3)

Learning objectives:

  • Explain how estrogen (endogenous or exogenous) moves through phase 1, 2 and 3 detoxification and the snps/enzymes are involved in each process
  • Summarise the genetic snps and enzymes involved in each process
  • Identify food sources and natural treatments that have been shown in the literature to improve estrogen metabolism outcomes
  • Describe the microbiome and estrobolome and its influence on estrogen clearance

Workshop 1

Case studies: Estrogen detoxification from start to finish (phase 1, 2, and 3)

Learning objectives:

  • Explain the difference between estrone and estradiol compared to estrogen metabolism through the liver and intestines
  • Identify how to appropriately test a woman to ascertain phase 1, 2 and 3 health
  • Identify appropriate lifestyle, diet, and supplemental interventions that are warranted at each phase and in what order to start
  • Describe estrogen related SNPs and what to do if they are a fast or slow mutation

Plenary session 2
How resilient are you? Using the Cortisol Awakening Response as a sign of health

Learning objectives:

  • Explain what the cortisol awakening response is and how it gives more insight to HPA axis dysfunction compared to most traditional or functional testing commonly used
  • Review the process the HPA axis goes through to elicit the CAR response
  • Describe the importance of a dysfunctional CAR and how that relates to symptoms including anxiety, fatigue, inflammation and autoimmunity
  • Identify treatment options for under or over performing CAR responses
  • Review case examples with treatment

Workshop 2 Case studies: How resilient are you? Using the Cortisol Awakening Response as a sign of health

Learning objectives:

  • Review and explain the cortisol awakening response more precisely and how it influences symptoms such as inflammation, energy, mood, autoimmune and more
  • Describe the hippocampus in greater detail and how it controls the CAR
  • Compare different cases with low or high CAR results to pinpoint the issue and create treatment options for the individual
  • Identify nutraceutical options such as bacopa versus maca or ashwagandha versus licorice in making CAR treatment choices

 

Dr William J. Walsh, Ph.D.
Plenary session 1
Nutrient Therapy for Mental Disorders
Learning objectives:

  • Describe the powerful impact of nutrients on neurotransmitter synthesis and regulation of synaptic activity
  • Identify the major nutrient imbalances that dominate mental disorders
  • Explain the roles of impaired epigenetics and methylation imbalances in mental disorders
  • Identify advanced nutrient-therapy approaches for mental disorders

Workshop 1
Chemical Biotypes of Depression and Individualised Nutrient Therapy

Learning objectives:

  • Explain the chemical biotypes of depression and their misbehaving neurotransmitters
  • Describe special lab assays to identify individual biotypes
  • Identify the classic symptoms associated with each imbalance
  • Identify nutrient-therapy approaches for each biotype and the interface with medication
  • Develop clinical perspective from case histories

Amanda Archibald

Plenary session 1
The Influence of 21st Century Living on Genes, Environment, Det and Human Function
Learning objectives:

  • Compare and contrast lessons learned from the Blue Zones with 21st Century living
  • Describe how the current 21st Century physical, food and emotional environments modify human genes
  • Describe how genomic information can provide clarity in complex health cases, resulting from chaotic and demanding lifestyles

Workshop 1
Fatigue, Transient Anxiety and Weight Gain Meet Genomics
Learning objectives:

  • Describe genes that can provide clues to fatigue and anxiety symptoms
  • Identify biomarkers that give insights into client biochemistry and imbalances

Plenary session 2
Culinary Biochemistry for21st Century Living. Applying DNA-Directed Thinking to Care Plans

Learning objectives:

  • Describe how to organise genomic information into an actionable intervention plan
  • Identify how to connect organized genomic information into counselling and nutrition intervention
  • Describe tools and strategies that translate nutrients into recipes, meals and onto the plate

Workshop 2
Using Genomics and Advanced Biomarkers to Connect Family History, Individual Health History and Guide Intervention
Learning objectives:

  • Describe how genomic information provides insight into prioritising clinical intervention
  • Describe how biochemical imbalances informed by genomic information connect to individual family history and current symptoms
  • Develop nutrition intervention strategy for the client

Dr Lara Briden
Plenary session 1
Ovulation Matters: Exploring the value of natural ovulatory menstrual cycles for general health

Learning objectives:

  • Explain why ovulation is an important barometer of health or “monthly report card”
  • Identify common obstacles to ovulation including insulin resistance and undereating
  • Differentiate between PCOS and hypothalamic amenorrhea
  • Explain the crucial difference between progesterone and progestins
  • Describe side effects of contraceptive drugs including hair loss, metabolic dysfunction, and depression
  • Summarise currently available methods of non-hormonal birth control
  • Present practical solutions for common period problems such as period pain and irregular cycles

Workshop 1
Learning objectives:

  • Describe pathology testing for irregular periods and amenorrhea
  • Differentiate between PCOS and hypothalamic amenorrhea and recognise when to refer
  • Develop nutritional and herbal medicine protocols for PCOS and hypothalamic amenorrhea
  • Identify the time frame for re-establishing regular menstruation

Dr Carrie Jones
Plenary session 1
Estrogen detoxification from start to finish (phase 1, 2 and 3)

Learning objectives:

  • Explain how estrogen (endogenous or exogenous) moves through phase 1, 2 and 3 detoxification and the snps/enzymes are involved in each process
  • Summarise the genetic snps and enzymes involved in each process
  • Identify food sources and natural treatments that have been shown in the literature to improve estrogen metabolism outcomes
  • Describe the microbiome and estrobolome and its influence on estrogen clearance

Workshop 1

Case studies: Estrogen detoxification from start to finish (phase 1, 2, and 3)
Learning objectives:

  • Explain the difference between estrone and estradiol compared to estrogen metabolism through the liver and intestines
  • Identify how to appropriately test a woman to ascertain phase 1, 2 and 3 health
  • Identify appropriate lifestyle, diet, and supplemental interventions that are warranted at each phase and in what order to start
  • Describe estrogen related SNPs and what to do if they are a fast or slow mutation

Plenary session 2
How resilient are you? Using the Cortisol Awakening Response as a sign of health

Learning objectives:

  • Explain what the cortisol awakening response is and how it gives more insight to HPA axis dysfunction compared to most traditional or functional testing commonly used
  • Review the process the HPA axis goes through to elicit the CAR response
  • Describe the importance of a dysfunctional CAR and how that relates to symptoms including anxiety, fatigue, inflammation and autoimmunity
  • Identify treatment options for under or over performing CAR responses
  • Review case examples with treatment

Workshop 2 ?Case studies: How resilient are you? Using the Cortisol Awakening Response as a sign of health

Learning objectives:

  • Review and explain the cortisol awakening response more precisely and how it influences symptoms such as inflammation, energy, mood, autoimmune and more
  • Describe the hippocampus in greater detail and how it controls the CAR
  • Compare different cases with low or high CAR results to pinpoint the issue and create treatment options for the individual
  • Identify nutraceutical options such as bacopa versus maca or ashwagandha versus licorice in making CAR treatment choices

Dr Datis Kharrazian
Plenary session 1
Hypothyroidism Physiological Web
Learning Objectives

  • Describe the pathophysiology of Hashimoto's hypothyroidism
  • Explain how Hashimoto's autoimmunity impacts physiological pathways throughout the body
  • Describe how the physiological pathways of Hashimoto's impact laboratory tests, examination findings, and patient's symptoms
  • Explain how to develop personalised lifestyle, dietary, and nutritional strategies to support the health of patients and clients suffering from hypothyroidism.

Workshop 1
How to evaluate Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism and case study

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss essential questions that should be asked during the medical history of patients suffering from Hashimoto's hypothyroidism
  • Identify physical examination findings that are common with patient suffering from Hashimoto's hypothyroidism
  • Summarise essential laboratory biomarkers and profiles that are necessary to evaluate the complex pathophysiology of Hashimoto's hypothyroidism
  • Identify when specialized diagnostic studies are appropriate for patients suffering from Hashimoto's hypothyroidism

Plenary session 2
How hormones impact brain function

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the physiological mechanisms of how hormones impact synaptic activity, neurogenesis, and plasticity
  • Explain the role hormones play with modulating neuroglia and neuroinflammation
  • Summarise the role of hormones play in the neuro-endocrine-immune response involved with neurodegenerative diseases, childhood developmental disorders, and cognitive and mood disorders
  • Identify clinical strategies that can have an impact on the neuro-endocrine immune response incorporating personalized lifestyle, diet, and nutraceutical applications

Workshop 2

How to develop a personalised diet, lifestyle and nutraceutical protocol for hypothyroidism

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the key dietary susceptibilities associated with patient suffering from Hashimoto's hypothyroidism
  • Identify the key environmental triggers associated with patient suffering from Hashimoto's hypothyroidism
  • Identify lifestyle triggers that may lead to exasperation and relapse of Hashimoto's autoimmunity
  • Develop a personalised clinical approach for patient suffering from Hashimoto's hypothyroi

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PSA – completion of all MCQs will entitle the delegate to 30 Group 2 CPD credits

Other associations (ACA, ANTA, ATMS, CMA, NHAA) - 15 hours of learning

Certificates will be available to BioC account holders only. Please ensure you login to your account to register.
If you do not have an account, please register here - https://www.bioceuticals.com.au/login/registration. The application will be processed within 72 hours.



Our Speakers


Dr William Walsh

William Walsh, Ph.D., is president of the non-profit Walsh Research Institute near Chicago and a key scientist driving the development of nutrient-based psychiatry.  His book, Nutrient Power, which describes an evidence-based nutrient therapy system, is the result of his over 30 years of research and clinical experience. In addition to ongoing research studies, Dr. Walsh directs an international physician-education program in the U.S. and in Australia teaching advanced biochemical/nutrient therapies which are now used by over 600 doctors throughout the world.


Ms Amanda Archibald

Amanda Archibald is a public health advocate, registered dietitian, and former analyst who has pioneered the combination of the science of nutrigenomics with the culinary arts to unveil a new discipline, culinary genomics.  This ingredient-centric system of food selection and preparation upends strictly quantified consumption in favour of a deeper understanding of how specific foods interact with our genes and the powerful impact of these interactions on our health.

Amanda’s visionary approach and unique perspective is derived from more than two decades of experience in nutrition science, culinary translation, on-the-ground interaction with consumers, chefs and health professionals, and as a consultant to leading institutions and brands. She also leverages her many years as a published analyst and trends researcher to formulate cutting edge insights into what’s next.

Her cutting edge work in Culinary Genomics, unveiled in 2015, in conjunction with her signature “food maps” visually connect ingredients and nutrients to further the understanding of food. Her work has opened the door to a new understanding of health, one which places food, clinicians, chefs and the kitchen at the epicentre of healing. By so doing, Amanda has ignited a new food conversation for the world.


Dr Carrie Jones

Dr. Carrie Jones is an internationally recognized speaker, consultant, and educator on the topic of women’s health and hormones. She graduated from the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM), School of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon where she also completed her 2-year residency in women’s health, hormones and endocrinology. Later she graduated from Grand Canyon University’s Master of Public Health program with a goal of doing more international education. She was adjunct faculty for many years teaching gynecology and advanced endocrinology/fertility and has been the Medical Director for 2 large integrative clinics in Portland. She is the Medical Director for Precision Analytical, Inc, creators of the DUTCH hormone test. 


Dr Lara Briden

Lara Briden first worked as an evolutionary biologist a the University of Calgary before qualifying as a naturopathic doctor from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 1997. She then moved to Sydney in 2001, where she had consulting rooms and helped thousands of patients with period problems such as PCOS, PMS, endometriosis, and perimenopause.
Informed by a strong science background and more than twenty years with patients, Lara is a passionate communicator about women’s health and alternatives to hormonal birth control. She lectures widely throughout Australia, New Zealand, and the US and is the author of the bestselling bookPeriod Repair Manual, published by Pan Macmillan. The book is a manifesto of natural treatment for better hormones and better periods and provides practical solutions using nutrition, supplements, and natural hormones. Now in its second edition, it''s been an underground sensation and has worked to quietly change the lives of tens of thousands of women around the world.

Lara currently lives in Christchurch, New Zealand and is an avid walker.


Dr Datis Kharrazian

Datis Kharrazian, PhD, DHSc, DC, MS, MMSc, FACN is a Harvard Medical School trained and award-winning clinical research scientist, academic professor, and world-renowned functional medicine health care provider. He develops evidence-based models to treat autoimmune, neurological, and unidentified chronic diseases with non-pharmaceutical applications. His clinical models of evidence-based medicine are used by several academic institutions and thousands of health care providers throughout the world. Dr. Kharrazian is an Associate Clinical Professor at Loma Linda University School of Medicine.

As a researcher, Dr. Kharrazian earned a PhD degree in Health Science with concentrations in immunology and toxicology and a Doctor of Health Science (DHSc) degree from the Department of Health Care Sciences at Nova Southeastern University. He completed his post-doctoral research training as a research fellow at Harvard Medical School and worked as a researcher at the Department of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital, where his research focus was in autoimmunity and neuroimmunology.  Dr. Kharrazian also earned a Master of Medical Science degree (MMSc) in Clinical Investigation from Harvard Medical School.  Dr. Kharrazian is an active member of the Harvard Medical Alumni Association and the American Association of Immunologists.

As a health care provider, Dr. Kharrazian earned a Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Southern California University of Health Sciences. He has completed board certifications in nutrition and neurological rehabilitation. Dr. Kharrazian’s clinical expertise is in developing personalized lifestyle medicine approaches to autoimmunity and neurological disorders.

He has published scientific papers in the fields of nutrition, neurology, autoimmunity, and toxicology. He is currently conducting research in autoimmune molecular mimicry and environmentally induced immune reactivity.  


Dr Mark Donohoe, Integrative Medicine Practitioner

Dr Donohoe has worked in private practice since 1983 and has specialised in integrative, environmental and nutritional medicine for 27 years. He was awarded Fellowship of the Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (FACNEM), and in 1994 was elected founding president of the Australian Comprehensive Medicine Association (ACMA), which has since become the Australian Integrative Medicine Association (AIMA). From 2004 to 2010, he was president of the Natural Health Care Alliance (NHCA).
Dr Donohoe is a former medical director of the Environmental Medicine Centre (EMC), a multidisciplinary hospital environmental unit and outpatients department that collaborated with the University of newcastle in clinical research, leading to peer reviewed papers in medical literature, including the Medical Journal of Australia. Recently, Dr Donohoe has joined the Blackmores Institute as medical editor.


Ms Amie Skilton ND DBM BHSc.

Amie graduated in 2001 with a Diploma in Botanical Medicine, an Advanced Diploma in Naturopathy and a Bachelor of Health Science in Complementary Medicine. Clinician, author, formulator and leading industry educator, Amie has been in clinical practice for more than 17 years and has worked concurrently for BioCeuticals for over 14 years as a presenter and writer.

 

Amie has a special interest in several areas of integrative health including women’s health and hormones, natural fertility, and chronic skin disorders. However, after developing CIRS in 2017, she is now studying Building Biology and is particularly passionate about raising awareness of environmental influences, like mould, on health.





Registration Cost - (inc. GST)

Registration for the virtual 8th BioCeuticals Research Symposium includes:

  • 15 hours of learning with ACA, ANTA, ATMS, CMA, NHAA. PSA accreditation - completion of all MCQs will entitle the delegate to 30 Group 2 CPD credits.
  • All recordings post event.
  • Presentation notes.
  • Participation and access to live Q&A session with speakers.
  • Speaker panel discussion.
  • Option to watch live and join in the Q&A or watch ON DEMAND later.
Registration Full $350
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