Our Speakers

Kara Calkins, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Pediatric Neonatology, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica 1250 16th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404, United States Mattel Childrens Hospital UCLA, USA757 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, United States

Harry R. Davis, Jr. PhD

Chief Scientific Officer.

CVPath Institute Inc.Firstfield Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20878, USA

Elke Trautwein, PhD

Lead Scientist of Cardiovascular Health

Unilever BCS Research and Development B.V. Company Olivier van Noortlaan 120, 3133 AT Vlaardingen, The Netherlands

Peter J. H. Jones, PhD

Professor and Director

Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals, University of Manitoba. 196 Innovation Drive, University of Manitoba SmartPark Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 6C5

Jogchum Plat, PhD

Extraordinary Professor

Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University Minderbroedersberg 4-6 6211 LK Maastricht The Netherlands

Helena Gylling MD, PhD

Professor Emerita

Department of Clinical Nutrition, Division of Internal Medicine, University of Helsinki P.O. Box 3 (Fabianinkatu 33) 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland

Sam & Liz Gross


Can Hutterites, Manitoba Canada

Todd C. Rideout, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo Farber Hall G10, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA

Dieter Lütjohann, PhD


Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Pharmacology Laboratory for Special Lipid Analysis/ Center Internal Medicine/UG 68 University Hospital, University of Bonn Sigmund-Freud-Strasse 25 53127 Bonn, Germany

Henry N. Ginsberg, MD

Irving Professor of Medicine

Institute of Human Nutrition, Columbia University Medical Center, 630 West 168th Street, PH1512 Columbia University Medical Center New York, NY 10032, USA

David J.A. Jenkins MD, PhD, DSc


Department of Nutritional Sciences Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto FitzGerald Building, 150 College Street, Room 316 Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 3E2

Jean-Baptiste Roullet, PhD

Clinical Professor; STAIR Administrative Director and Co-Investigator/ Knight, Cardiovascular Institute

College of Pharmacy, Washington State University P.O. Box 1495, Spokane, WA 99210-1495 Oregon Health & Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239, United States

Mohammed Moghadasian, PhD

Associate Professor, Human Nutritional Sciences, University of Manitoba

R2028 St Boniface Hospital Research Centre 351 Tache Ave, Winnipeg, MB R2H 2A6

David J. Baer, PhD

Food Components and Health Laboratory, Supervisory Research Physiologist

US Department of Agriculture (Agriculture Research Service) RM 216, 10300 Baltimore Ave. Bldg. 307-B BARC EAST Beltsville MD, 20705-2350

Semone Myrie, PhD

Assistant Professor

Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals, University of Manitoba 196 Innovation Drive, University of Manitoba SmartPark Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 6C5

Dylan MacKay, PhD

Research Associate/ Adjunct Professor

Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals, University of Manitoba 196 Innovation Drive, University of Manitoba SmartPark Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 6C5

Rouyanne T. Ras, PhD

Nutrition Scientist

Unilever R&D Vlaardingen Olivier van Noortlaan 120, 3133 AT Vlaardingen, Netherlands

Robert Moreau, PhD

Sustainable Biofuels and Co-Products, Research Chemist

US Department of Agriculture (Agriculture Research Service) Room 3125, 600 E Mermaid Ln Wyndmoor, PA, 19038-8598

Stephen Turley, PhD

Research Professor of Internal Medicine

Division of Digestive and Liver Disease, UT Southwestern Medical Centre 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390, United States

Oliver Weingartner, PhD

Attending Physician

Department of Cardiology, Klinikum Klinikum Oldenburg gGmbH Rahel-Straus-Straße 10 26133 Oldenburg

Mr. Ken Hoffer

Hutterite Liaison

Can, Hutterites. Manitoba, Canada

William B. Rizzo, Phd

STAIR Consortium Chair and Head of The Division of Metabolism

Department of Pediatrics, University of Nebraska Medical Centre S 42nd St & Emile St, Omaha, NE 68198, United States

David Mymin, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Internal Medicine

University of Manitoba Y3500-15 St Boniface General Hospital Winnipeg, MB R2H 2A6

Ms. Cyndi Jones

President and Founder, Sitosterolemia Foundation

USA, Sitosterolemia Foundation 814 Tannahill Dr. Huntsville, AL 35802 USA

Tim Vanmierlo, PhD

Biomedisch Onderzoeksinstituut

Universiteit Limburg, School of Life Sciences, Hasselt University, Martelarenlaan 42, 3500 Hasselt, Belgium

P. Barton Duell, M.D.

Professor of Medicine

Director, Lipid-Atherosclerosis Laboratory Director, Lipid Disorders Clinic and LDL Apheresis Unit Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Clinical Nutrition and Knight Cardiovascular Institute Oregon Health and Science University 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, L607 Portland, OR USA

Javier Ochoa-Repáraz, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Eastern Washington University Department of Biology, SCI 289 Cheney, WA USA

Richard E. Ostlund, Jr., MD

Professor of Medicine

Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine, 660 S. Euclid Ave., Campus Box 8127, St. Louis, MO 63110