This year, Functional Food Center (FFC) co-hosted its 19th International Conference with Kobe University. The 19th International Conference of Functional Food Center (FFC) and 7th International Symposium of Academic Society for Functional Food and Bioactive Components (ASFFBC) were held on November 17-18, 2015 at Kobe University, Kobe Japan. The conference was titled “Functional and Medical Foods, Bioactive Compounds and Biomarkers: Longevity and Quality of Life”.
The first International ReGenera R&D International for Aging Intervention and VCC Preventive Medical Promotion Foundation has been a flashy success.
It has been held in Beijing last June 8, having as topics Gut Microbiota and Health. The keynote speaker was prof. Marotta and the meeting features the most authoritative Asian specialists in the field.
The conference room was fully packed and, most important, about 10.000 physicians and health professionals registered for a live attendance at distance.
The event as covered by the most reputed national TV channels and in the next days a series of interviews followed up.
The organizer, VCC Preventive Medical Promotion Foundation, given this success, is planning further similar top scientific gatherings this year in other locations.
There was a general consensus on the importance to deepen our knowledge in this area as well ass starting providing practical steps forwards an evaluation and phenotypic monitoring of gut microbiota, while envisaging designer pro-prebiotics interventions.