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Workshop Agenda

EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES FOR NUTRITION RESEARCH: POTENTIAL FOR ASSESSING MILITARY PERFORMANCE CAPABILITY

A Workshop Sponsored by

Committee on Military Nutrition Research Washington, D.C

Monday, May 22, 1995

I Welcomes and Introduction to the Topic

8:00 a.m.–8:15 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions; Robert O. Nesheim; Chair, Committee on Military Nutrition Research



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Emerging Technologies for Nutrition Research: Potential for Assessing Military Performance Capability A Workshop Agenda EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES FOR NUTRITION RESEARCH: POTENTIAL FOR ASSESSING MILITARY PERFORMANCE CAPABILITY A Workshop Sponsored by Committee on Military Nutrition Research Washington, D.C Monday, May 22, 1995 I Welcomes and Introduction to the Topic 8:00 a.m.–8:15 a.m. Welcome and Introductions; Robert O. Nesheim; Chair, Committee on Military Nutrition Research

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Emerging Technologies for Nutrition Research: Potential for Assessing Military Performance Capability 8:15 a.m.–8:30 a.m. Welcome on Behalf of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command; COL Robert Gifford; USAMRMC, Fort Detrick, Maryland 8:30 a.m.–8:50 a.m. Emerging Technologies in Nutrition Research for the Military: Overview of the Issues; James A. Vogel; USARIEM, Natick, Massachusetts (There will be 5 minutes for discussion available after each presentation.) II BODY COMPOSITION 8:50 a.m.–9:20 a.m. Military Application of Body Composition Assessment Technologies; MAJ Karl E. Friedl; USAMRMC, Fort Detrick, Maryland 9:20 a.m.–9:50 a.m. Imaging Techniques of Body Composition: Advantages of Measurement and New Uses; Steven B. Heymsfield; St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York 9:50 a.m.–10:20 a.m. DXA: Research Issues and Equipment; Wendy M. Kohrt; Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 10:20 a.m.–10:35 a.m. Coffee Break 10:35 a.m.–11:05 a.m. Bioelectrical Impedance: A History, Research Issues, and Recent Consensus; Wm. Cameron Chumlea; Wright State University School of Medicine, Yellow Springs, Ohio 11:05 a.m.–11:35 a.m. General Discussion

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Emerging Technologies for Nutrition Research: Potential for Assessing Military Performance Capability III ADVANCED TRACER TECHNIQUES AND METABOLISM 11:35 p.m.–12:05 p.m. Stable Isotope Techniques: The Broad Picture, What Can and Cannot Be Done; Dennis M. Bier; Children's Nutrition Research Center, Houston, Texas 12:05 p.m.–12:35 p.m. Energy Substrate Metabolism with Stable Isotope Tracers; Robert R. Wolfe; Shriners Burns Institute and University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 12:35 p.m.–1:20 p.m. No-Host Lunch 1:20 p.m.–1:50 p.m. Combined Stable Isotope/Positron Emission Tomography for In Vivo Protein Metabolism Assessment; Vernon R. Young; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge 1:50 p.m.–2:20 p.m. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of Carbohydrate Metabolism in Humans; Gerald I. Shulman; Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 2:20 p.m.–2:50 p.m. Doubly Labeled Water for Energy Expenditure; James P. DeLany; Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 2:50 p.m.–3:20 p.m. General Discussion 3:20 p.m.–3:35 p.m. Break IV TECHNIQUES OF ENERGY EXPENDITURE AND RESPIRATORY EXCHANGE 3:35 p.m.–4:05 p.m. Measurement of O2 Uptake with Portable Equipment; John F. Patton, III; USARIEM, Natick, Massachusetts

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Emerging Technologies for Nutrition Research: Potential for Assessing Military Performance Capability 4:05 p.m.–4:35 p.m. Advances in Ambulatory Monitoring Technologies in the Military: Electronic Sensing; Reed W. Hoyt; USARIEM, Natick, Massachusetts 4:35 p.m.–5:05 p.m. General Discussion 5:05 p.m.–5:15 p.m. Concluding Remarks; Robert O. Nesheim Tuesday, May 23, 1995   Opening Remarks; Robert O. Nesheim (There will be 5 minutes for discussion available after each presentation.) V MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR APPROACHES IN NUTRITION 8:15 a.m.–8:45 a.m. Role of Metals in Gene Expression; Robert J. Cousins; Center for Nutritional Sciences University of Florida, Gainesville 8:45 a.m.–9:15 a.m. Metabolic Regulation of Gene Expression; Howard C. Towle; University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 9:15 a.m.–9:45 a.m. Use of Isolated Cell and Metabolic Techniques Applied to Vitamin Transport and Disposition; Donald B. McCormick; Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 9:45 a.m.–10:15 a.m. Physiologic Stress: Cellular Approaches to Nutrition; Guy M. Miller; Galileo Laboratories, Inc., Sunnyvale, California, and The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 10:15 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Break

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Emerging Technologies for Nutrition Research: Potential for Assessing Military Performance Capability 10:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m. Urine and Blood Cytokines; Lyle L. Moldawer; University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville 11:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Functional Evaluation of the Immune System in Humans; Gabriel Virella; Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. New Advances in the Study of Immune Functions: Mucosal Immunity; COL Arthur O. Anderson; USAMRIID, Fort Detrick, Maryland 12:00 p.m.–12:30 p.m. General Discussion 12:30 p.m.–1:15 p.m. No-Host Lunch 1:15 p.m.–1:45 p.m. Non-Invasive and Other Techniques for Assessment of Plasma Metabolites; Donald Bodenner; University of Rochester, New York VI FUNCTIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL MEASURES OF NUTRITIONAL STATUS 1:45 p.m.–2:15 p.m. Involuntary Muscle Contraction to Assess Nutritional Status; James S. Hayes; Ross Products Division, Abbott Laboratories, Cleveland, Ohio 2:15 p.m.–2:45 p.m. Application of Cognitive Performance Assessment Technology to Military Nutrition Research; Mary Z. Mays; Eagle Creek Research Services, San Antonio, Texas 2:45 p.m.–3:15 p.m. New Techniques for Laboratory Measurement of Alertness in Relation to Sleep and Circadian Rhythms; David F. Dinges; University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

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Emerging Technologies for Nutrition Research: Potential for Assessing Military Performance Capability 3:15 p.m.–3:45 p.m. New Techniques for Assessment of Mental Performance in the Field; Harris R. Lieberman; USARIEM, Natick, Massachusetts 3:45 p.m.–4:15 p.m. Measurement of Soldier-Driving Performance and Emerging Simulator Technologies; Ginger S. Watson; Center for Computer-Aided Design, University of Iowa, Iowa City 4:15 p.m.–5:15 p.m. Final Discussion 5:15 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Closing Remarks; Robert O. Nesheim