Abstract Information

Late-Breaking Abstracts will be Accepted Starting November 30th

Late-Breaking Abstract Categories:

300 – ASN Variability in Responses to Diet and Food

301 – ASN Nutrition on Healthy Growth, Development and Reproduction

302 – ASN Disease Prevention, Progression and Treatment

303 – ASN Nutrition-Related Behaviors

304 – ASN Food Supply and Environment

305 – ASN Vitamins, Minerals, and Bioactives

306 – ASN Energy and Nutrient Metabolism

307 – ASN Community, Public Health and Global Nutrition

Questions? Contact Moira Guenther, ASN Staff.


Abstract deadline extended! Submit your abstracts by November 9, 2015

If you submitted for the November deadline you should receive a notification of programming at the end of January, 2016 before the early registration deadline. 


Regular Submission Abstract Categories:

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Aging & Chronic Disease
5000 – ASN         Nutrient Needs and Impact on Aging and Health (New!)
5001 – ASN         Nutritional Assessment in Older Adults and Populations (New!)
5002 – ASN         Nutrition and Cardiometabolic Health (New!)
5003 – ASN         Nutrition and Musculoskeletal Health (New!)
5004 – ASN         Nutrition and Gastrointestinal Health (New!)
5005 – ASN         Nutrition Across the Lifespan: Nutrition, Neurobiology, Mood and Behavior (Co-sponsor: Aging/Obesity/Nutrition Trans.)
Community and Public Health Nutrition
5020 – ASN         Community and Public Health Nutrition Interventions
5021 – ASN         Food Security and Its Connections to Nutrition and Health
5022 – ASN         Health Disparities and Promoting Health in Diverse Populations (Co-sponsor: Minority Affairs Committee)
5023 – ASN         Food Environment
5024 – ASN         Policy and Systems Approaches in Community and Public Health Nutrition
5030 – ASN         Carotenoids and Health
5031 – ASN         Carotenoids and Retinoids: Molecular Mechanisms of Action
5032 – ASN         Bioavailability and Metabolism of Carotenoids and Vitamin A
5033 – ASN         Biofortification of Staple Crops with Micronutrients

Diet and Cancer 
5040 – ASN         Diet and Cancer: Molecular Targets
5041 – ASN         Diet and Cancer: Animal Studies
5042 – ASN         Diet and Cancer: Clinical and Human Studies
Dietary Bioactive Components
5060 – ASN         Bioavailability, Metabolism and Biomarkers of Dietary Bioactive Components
5061 – ASN         Mechanisms of Action and Molecular Targets of Dietary Bioactive Components
5062 – ASN         Effects of Dietary Bioactive Components on Experimental Models of Chronic Disease Risk
5063 – ASN         Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory Effects of Dietary Bioactive Components
5064 – ASN         Cardiovascular Effects of Dietary Bioactive Components
5065 – ASN         Dietary Bioactive Components of Medicinal, Functional and Whole Foods (including Probiotics and Fermented Foods)
Energy and Macronutrient Metabolism
5080 – ASN         Energy Balance, Macronutrients and Weight Management
5081 – ASN         Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome (Co-sponsor:  Obesity RIS)
5082 – ASN         Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism
5083 – ASN         Lipid and Fatty Acid Metabolism and Transport
5084 – ASN         Energy and Macronutrient Metabolism and the Gut
5085 – ASN         Metabolic Phenotyping, Metabolomics and Biomarkers
5086 – ASN         Carbohydrate Metabolism
5087 – ASN         Diet and/or Exercise Regulation of Food Intake (Co-sponsor: Obesity RIS)
5088 – ASN         Energy Metabolism and Aging (Co-sponsor:  Aging and Chronic Disease RIS)
5089 – ASN         Dietary Fatty Acids and Health
5090 – ASN         Protein Intake and Health Implications

Experimental Animal Nutrition
5100 – ASN         Animal Models of Fetal Nutrition, Programming and Neonatal Development
5101 – ASN         Comparative Animal Nutrition and Physiology
5102 – ASN         Animal Models of Nutrition and Disease
5103 – ASN         Animal Models for Nutrition across Physiological States
Maternal, Perinatal & Pediatric Nutrition (including Lactation)
5120 – ASN         Relationships of Maternal Diet and Health to Lactation Performance and Infant Health
5121 – ASN         Predictors of Lactation Initiation and Duration; and Interventions to Improve Lactation Success
5122 – ASN         Bioactive Components and Other Milk Constituents and Their Effect on the Infant
5123 – ASN         Biology of Lactogenesis, Lactation and Milk Composition
5124 – ASN         Early Childhood Nutrition (New!)
5125 – ASN         Feeding Behavior of the Mother, Infant, and Other Caregivers on Health and Disease Prevention (New!)
5126 – ASN         Mechanisms and Tools to Assess How Nutrition Affects Physical Growth (linear and body composition) (New!)
5127 – ASN         Developmental Changes, Nutrient Requirements and Nutrient Assessment (maternal/fetal exchange, nutritional needs of preterm infants, etc) (New!)
5128 – ASN         Nutritional Care of Preterm Infants (New!)
5129 – ASN         Nutrition and Physical/Intellectual Disabilities (New!)
5130 – ASN         Prenatal Nutrient Programming in Humans

Global Nutrition
5140 – ASN         Linear Growth and Growth Failure from Conception to Adulthood (New!)
5141 – ASN         Improving the Diets of Vulnerable Populations (New!)
5142 – ASN         Obesity, Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and the Nutrition Transition (New!)
5143 – ASN         Measuring and Improving Micronutrient Status (New!)
5144 – ASN         Nutrition, Infection and Inflammation (New!)
5145 – ASN         Measuring and Improving the Effectiveness of Nutrition Programs  (New!)
5146 – ASN         Nutrition-Sensitive Programs (New!)
5147 – ASN         Global Nutrition

Medical Nutrition
5200 – ASN         Personalized Nutrition
5201 – ASN         Nutrition and the Microbiome
5202 – ASN         Interventions for the Treatment and Prevention of Nutrition-Related Diseases
5203 – ASN         Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism (New!)

Nutrition Education and Behavioral Science
5210 – ASN         Evidence-Based Nutrition Education:  Development, Testing, and Evaluation
5211 – ASN         Nutrition Education and Behavior Change
5212 – ASN         Childhood Obesity Prevention
5213 – ASN         Developing Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Behaviors Across the Lifespan
Nutrient-Gene Interactions
5220 – ASN         Genomics, Proteomics, and Metabolomics (New!)
5222 – ASN         Epigenetics (New!)
5223 – ASN         Chronic Disease, Obesity and Inflammation (New!)
5224 – ASN         Bioactives, Biomarkers and Exercise (New!)

Nutritional Epidemiology
5230 – ASN         Innovation and Validation of Dietary Assessment Tools and Their Applications
5231 – ASN         Epidemiological Research Addressing Diet and Health Outcomes
5232 – ASN         Nutrition and Chronic Disease Epidemiology
5233 – ASN         Research with Dietary Supplements and Bioactive Components
5234 – ASN         Advancing Nutritional Epidemiology with Public Use and Commercial Data Sets
5235 – ASN         Epidemiologic Methods in Examining Health Outcomes in Diverse Populations (Co-sponsor: Minority Affairs Committee)
5236 – ASN         Exploring Geographic Based Methods in Nutrition Epidemiological Research
Nutritional Immunology and Inflammation
5240 – ASN         Nutritional Immunology and Inflammation (New!)
5241 – ASN         Nutrition and Infection

Nutrition Translation
5250 – ASN         Food Science and Technology in Nutrition
5252 – ASN         Nutrition Science for Public Policy, Practice and the Consumer
5260 – ASN         Diet, Devices, Medications and Surgery
5261 – ASN         Gut Microbiome and Obesity
5262 – ASN         Chronic Diseases and Obesity
5263 – ASN         Macronutrients and Obesity
5264 – ASN         Body Composition
5265 – ASN         Childhood Obesity Management

Vitamins and Minerals
5280 – ASN         Water and Fat Soluble Vitamins and Chronic Disease
5281 – ASN         Micronutrient Bioavailability and Antioxidant Function
5282 – ASN         Zinc
5283 – ASN         Selenium
5284 – ASN         B Vitamins and One-Carbon Metabolism
5285 – ASN         Micronutrient Interventions
5286 – ASN         Trace Element Transport and Homeostasis in Health and Disease
Sports Nutrition
5300 – ASN         Nutrition, Dietary Supplements and Human Performance
5310 – ASN         Dairy and Yogurt: Health and Nutrition Effects
5311 – ASN         Pulse Nutrition and Health (Dried Beans, Peas, Lentils, Chickpeas)  (New!)

5315 – ASN         Nutrition and Agronomy (New!)
5316 – ASN         Factors Influencing Long-term Economic/Environmental Sustainability of the Food Supply (New!)
Education and Teaching
5320 – ASN         Nutrition Education in Medical and Other Professional Schools
5321 – ASN         Nutrition Education for Practicing Clinicians
5322 – ASN         Innovations in Undergraduate and Graduate Nutrition Education (Sponsor:  Assoc. of Nutrition Departments and Programs)
5350 – ASN         Innovations in Nutrition Monitoring
5351 – ASN         Nutrition Policy Implementation and Evaluation
5352 – ASN         Nutrition Programs and Policies to Improve the Health of Subpopulations (i.e., Children, Older Adults, Minorities) (Co-sponsor:  Aging, Comm and Public Health, and Public Policy Committee)
5353 – ASN         Public-Private Partnerships


Questions? Email Moira Guenther