Abstract Information


Regular Submission Abstract Categories: Deadline has passed (11/10/14)

Aging & Chronic Disease

5000 – ASN Aging: Risk Factor Modification for Cardiometabolic Health and Chronic Disease

5001 – ASN Aging: Nutritional Needs and Assessment in Older Adults/Populations

5002 – ASN Aging:Nutrition and Sarcopenia (New!)

5003- ASN Aging: Nutrition and Osteoporosis


Community and Public Health Nutrition

5020 – ASN Comm Pub Hlth Nutr: Community and Public Health Nutrition Interventions

5021 – ASN Comm Pub Hlth Nutr: Food Security and Its Connections to Nutrition and Health

5022 – ASN Comm Pub Hlth Nutr: Health Disparities and Promoting Health in Diverse Populations

5023 – ASN Comm Pub Hlth Nutr: Food Environment

5024 – ASN Comm Pub Hlth Nutr: Policy and Systems Approaches in Community and Public Health Nutrition (New!)



5030 – ASN CARIG: Carotenoids and Health

5031 – ASN CARIG: Carotenoids and Retinoids: Molecular Mechanisms of Action

5032 – ASN CARIG: Bioavailability and Metabolism of Carotenoids and Vitamin A

5033 – ASN CARIG: 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 DBC: Bioavailability, Metabolism and Biomarkers of Dietary Bioactive Components

5061 – ASN DBC: Mechanisms of Action and Molecular Targets of Dietary Bioactive Components

5062 – ASN DBC: Effects of Dietary Bioactive Components on Experimental Models of Chronic Disease Risk

5063 – ASN DBC: Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory Effects of Dietary Bioactive Components

5064 – ASN DBC: Cardiovascular Effects of Dietary Bioactive Components

5065 – ASN DBC: Dietary Bioactive Components of Medicinal, Functional and Whole Foods (including Probiotics and Fermented Foods)


Energy and Macronutrient Metabolism

5080 – ASN EMM: Energy Balance, Macronutrients and Weight Management

5081 – ASN EMM: Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome (Co-sponsor:  Obesity RIS)

5082 – ASN EMM: Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism

5083 – ASN EMM: Lipid and Fatty Acid Metabolism and Transport

5084 – ASN EMM: Energy and Macronutrient Metabolism and the Gut

5085 – ASN EMM: Metabolic Phenotyping, Metabolomics and Biomarkers

5086 – ASN EMM: Carbohydrate Metabolism

5087- ASN EMM: Diet and/or Exercise Regulation of Food Intake (Co-sponsor: Obesity RIS)

5088 – ASN EMM: Energy Metabolism and Aging (Co-sponsor:  Aging and Chronic Disease )RIS)

5089 – ASN EMM: Dietary Fatty Acids and Health

5090 – ASN EMM: Protein Intake and Health Implications


Experimental Animal Nutrition

5100 – ASN Exp Animal Nutr: Animal Models of Fetal Nutrition, Programming and Neonatal Development    (New!)

5101 – ASN Exp Animal Nutr: Comparative Animal Nutrition and Physiology (New!)

5102 – ASN Exp Animal Nutr: Animal Models of Nutrition and Disease (New!)

5103 – ASN Exp Animal Nutr: Animal Models for Nutrition across Physiological States (New!)



5120 – ASN Lactation: Relationships of Maternal Diet and Health to Lactation Performance and Infant Health(New!)

5121 – ASN Lactation: Predictors of Lactation Initiation and Duration; and Interventions to Improve Lactation Success (New!)

5122 – ASN Lactation: Bioactive Components and Other Milk Constituents and Their Effect on the Infant (New!)

5123 – ASN Lactation: Biology of Lactogenesis, Lactation and Milk Composition (New!)


Global Nutrition

5140 – ASN GNC: Global Nutrition


Medical Nutrition

5200 – ASN MNC: Personalized Nutrition

5201 – ASN MNC: Nutrition and the Microbiome

5202 – ASN MNC: Interventions for the Treatment and Prevention of Nutrition-Related Diseases

5203 – ASN MNC: Nutrition and Inflammation

5204 – ASN MNC: Prenatal Nutrient Programming in Humans

5205 – ASN Nutrition Across the Lifespan:  Nutrition, Neurobiology, Mood and Behavior (Co-sponsor: Aging, Obesity and Nutrition Translation) (New!)

5206:  ASN Nutrition Across the Lifespan:  Early Childhood Nutrition (New!)

5207:  ASN Nutrition Across the Lifespan:  Nutrition and Reproductive Health (New!)


Nutrition Education 

5210 – ASN Nutr Edu: Evidence-Based Nutrition Education:  Development, Testing, and Evaluation

5211 – ASN Nutr Edu: Nutrition Education and Behavior Change

5212 – ASN Nutr Edu: Childhood Obesity Prevention

5213 – ASN Nutr Edu: Developing Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Behaviors Across the Lifespan


Nutrient-Gene Interactions

5220 – ASN NGI: Nutrient-Gene Interactions: Genomics, Proteomics, and Metabolomics

5222 – ASN NGI: Nutrient-Gene Interactions:  Epigenetics

5223 – ASN NGI: Nutrient-Gene Interaction: Obesity and Inflammation

5224 – ASN NGI: Nutrient-Gene Interaction: Chronic Disease (New!)

5225 – ASN NGI: Nutrient-Gene Interaction: Exercise (New!)

5226 – ASN NGI: Nutrient-Gene Interaction: Bioactives (New!)

5227 – ASN NGI: Nutrient-Gene Interaction: Biomarkers (New!)


Nutritional Epidemiology

5230 – ASN Nutr Epi: Innovation and Validation of Dietary Assessment Tools and Their Applications

5231 – ASN Nutr Epi: Epidemiological Research Addressing Diet and Health Outcomes

5232 – ASN Nutr Epi: Nutrition and Chronic Disease Epidemiology

5233 – ASN Nutr Epi: Research with Dietary Supplements and Bioactive Components

5234 – ASN Nutr Epi: Advancing Nutritional Epidemiology with Public Use and Commercial Data Sets

5235 – ASN Nutr Epi: Epidemiologic Methods in Examining Health Outcomes in Diverse Populations (Co-sponsor: Minority and Diversity Affairs Committee)

5236 – ASN Nutr Epi:  Exploring Geographic Based Methods in Nutrition Epidemiological Research


Nutritional Immunology

5240 – ASN Nutr Immunology:  Nutritional Immunology

5241 – ASN Nutr Immunology:  Nutrition and Infection (New!)


Nutrition Translation

5250 – ASN Nutr Trans: Food Science and Technology in Nutrition (New!)

5252 – ASN Nutr Trans:  Nutrition Science for Public Policy, Practice and the Consumer (New!)



5260 – ASN Obesity: Diet, Devices, Medications and Surgery

5261 – ASN Obesity: Gut Microbiome and Obesity(New!)

5262 – ASN Obesity: Chronic Diseases

5263 – ASN Obesity: Macronutrients and Obesity (New!)

5264 – ASN Obesity: Body Composition

5265 – ASN Obesity:  Childhood Obesity Management (New!)


Vitamins and Minerals

5280 – ASN Vit Min: Water and Fat Soluble Vitamins and Chronic Disease

5281 – ASN Vit Min: Micronutrient Bioavailability and Antioxidant Function

5282 – ASN Vit Min: Zinc

5283 – ASN Vit Min: Selenium

5284 – ASN Vit Min: B Vitamins and One-Carbon Metabolism

5285 – ASN Vit Min: Micronutrient Interventions

5286- ASN Vit Min: Trace Element Transport and Homeostasis in Health and Disease (New!)


Sports Nutrition

5300 – ASN Sports Nutr: Nutrition, Dietary Supplements and Human Performance (New!)



5310 – ASN Other: Dairy and Yogurt: Health and Nutrition Effects

5311 – ASN Other:  Nutrition and Sustainability (New!)


Education and Teaching

5320 – ASN Edu: Nutrition Education in Medical and Other Professional Schools

5321 – ASN Edu: Nutrition Education for Practicing Clinicians

5322 – ASN Edu: Innovations in Undergraduate, Graduate and Medical Nutrition Education



5024 – ASN Comm Pub Hlth Nutr: Policy and Systems Approaches in Community and Public Health Nutrition (New!)

5252 – ASN Nutr Trans:  Nutrition Science for Public Policy, Practice and the Consumer (New!)

5350 – ASN Policy: Innovations in Nutrition Monitoring (New!)

5351 – ASN Policy: Nutrition Policy Implementation and Evaluation

5352 – ASN Policy: 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) (New!)

5353:  ASN Policy:  Public-Private Partnerships (New!)


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