PLMI to Host the 2nd Annual Thought Leaders Consortium



The Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute’s second annual Thought Leaders Consortium will take place October 24-26, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. This meeting–Clinical Applications of Personalized Lifestyle Medicine: Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Autoimmune Disease and Dementia–will take place at the world-renowned Institute for Systems Biology.

This program is designed to facilitate communication among thought leaders—both those presenting
and those attending—on the role of personalized lifestyle medicine/healthcare in the prevention and management of chronic disease. This gathering will stimulate interaction among experts in basic science as well as clinical experts and leaders in healthcare delivery systems. The Thought Leaders Consortium will enable all participants to develop a better understanding as to how systems biology as applied to personalized lifestyle medicine can play a role in improving outcomes in chronic disease management.

• -To explore the emerging clinical applications of personalized lifestyle medicine.
• -To review the emergence of a systems biology approach to medical care.
• -To discuss the interaction of the genome with diet, environment, and lifestyle in
the etiology of chronic disease.

Confirmed Speakers:



Jeffrey Bland, PhD
President, PLMI



Lee Hood photo copy


Lee Hood, MD, PhD
President & Co-Founder,
Institute for Systems Biology


Sara Gottfried photo copy


Sara Gottfried, MD
Author, The Hormone Cure
Women’s Health Expert


Edgar Staren copy


Edgar Staren, MD, PhD, MBA
President & CEO
Cancer Treatment Centers of America


Photo - Michael Nova copy


Michael Nova, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer,
Pathway Genomics




Deanna Minich, PhD
Senior Advisor, PLMI



Photo - Rui Chen copy


Rui Chen, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Genetics
Stanford University School of Medicine


Loren Israelsen
United Natural Products Association

Thomas D. Brown, MD, MBA
Executive Director, Swedish Cancer Institute

Nathan Price, PhD
Associate Director,
Institute for Systems Biology

Roger Newton, PhD
Executive Chairman & CSO,

James Fries, MD
Stanford University School of Medicine

David Jones, MD
Past President,
The Institute for Functional Medicine

Dale Bredesen, MD
Alzheimer’s Disease Research Program

Stacie Macari, DC
Chairman, Functional Medicine
Cancer Treatment Centers of America


Diverse Research. Synthesized Concepts. Personalized Clinical Applications.

Attendance is limited. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience big science in a small group setting. For information about attendance or sponsorship, please contact Annette Giarde by calling (206) 922-2914(206) 922-2914 or emailing


2 Comments On “PLMI to Host the 2nd Annual Thought Leaders Consortium”

  1. Another gathering not to miss!

  2. Sounds like it will be a very valuable gathering of great minds and hearts.

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