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ASPEN 2018 Nutrition Science & Practice Conference

W10 - Dudrick Research Symposium - Novel Therapeutic Strategies for Critical Care (Small Peptides)

Jan 24, 2018 8:00am ‐ Jan 24, 2018 10:00am

Credits: None available.

Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00


The 2017 Dudrick Award winner, Sadeq A. Quraishi, MD, MHA, MMSc, has the honor of planning the 2018 ASPEN Nutrition Science & Practice Conference Dudrick Research Symposium. Dr. Quraishi has assembled a panel of experts to present on novel therapeutic strategies for critical care, with an emphasis on two promising small peptides. You will not want to miss this opportunity to learn from leaders in the field.


  • Summarize the most up-to-date data on key metabolic processes involved in sepsis, with a focus on lean body mass preservation
  • Discuss the potential role of beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate (HMB) and ghrelins in preservation of lean body mass
  • Identify ways to promote anabolic responses in the critically ill patient

Dietitian CE Credit Only: 

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The CE credit for this activity expires January 17, 2021.  All CE credit must be claimed by this date. 

Goal and Target Audience:

The ASPEN Nutrition Science & Practice Conference is designed for dietitians, nurses, physicians, pharmacists, researchers, and others who practice the sciences of clinical nutrition and metabolism. The conference provides nutrition support professionals with current and cutting-edge information in the field of nutrition support, clinical nutrition, and metabolism.

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    • Paul Wischmeyer, MD, EDIC, Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery, Associate Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Dept. of Anesthesiology; Director of Perioperative Research, Duke Clinical Research Institute; Co-Director - Nutrition Support Service, Duke University Hospital, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
    • Nicolaas Deutz, MD, PhD, Director and Professor of the Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity, Department of Health & Kinesiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
    • M. Scott Harris, MD, MS, FACP, AGAF, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Physiology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC


    • Sadeq Quraishi, MD, MHA, MMSc, Staff Anesthetist and Intensivist, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

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    Dudrick Research Symposium - Novel Therapeutic Strategies for Critical Care (Small Peptides) Exam

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