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Upcoming Webinars

Functional Micronutrient Testing: Technology, Interpretation, and Clinical Application

Presented by: James W. Jacobson, Ph.D. and Ron Grabowski, RD, DC
Thursday, November 30, 2017  - 7:00 PM CDT




Summary: 

SpectraCell’s Micronutrient Test (MNT) is the only scientific and objective assessment of intracellular function and micronutrient requirements, offering targeted recommendations to correct existing functional deficiencies. With over 20 years of experience and more than one million patients tested, our proprietary technology has positioned us as the leader in the field of functional micronutrient testing.

Learning Objectives:

  • Background and science
  • Core technology, components, and applications
  • MNT results and interpretation
  • Clinical applications and case studies

James W. Jacobson, Ph.D., is Vice President - Chief Scientific Officer and Laboratory Director of SpectraCell Laboratories, Inc. He was previously Laboratory Director for Biophyscial Corporation, a specialized high-complexity CLIA -accredited laboratory. From 1998 -2008, he served in a variety of positions at Luminex Corporation, including Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, and chairman of the Luminex Scientific Advisory Board. Before joining Luminex, Dr. Jacobson held scientific management positions at several clinical laboratories in Houston. At SpectraCell, Virus Reference, and Cytastar, he directed clinical laboratory quality, regulatory compliance, certification, and development. Dr. Jacobson holds a Ph.D. in Population Biology (Genetics) from Washington University in Saint Louis, and completed his postdoctoral training at North Carolina State University. He is an inventor on several patents, and is the author of publications in laboratory science, genetics, molecular biology, and medical devices.

Dr. Ron Grabowski is a practicing Doctor of Chiropractic in Houston, Texas. He has presented over 500 seminars and lectures on nutrition throughout the United States and in Europe, publishing several articles and a textbook on clinical nutrition. Receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition from North Dakota State University, he went on to be awarded his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Texas Chiropractic College in Pasadena, Texas in 1989, where he became a professor and postgraduate diplomate lecturer. His dietetic experience includes tenure at some of the leading hospitals in the nation: The New York Hospital, Memorial Sloan-Kettering in New York City (affiliated with Cornell Medical Center), Memorial Care System, and the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Grabowski has served on the State of Texas Governor’s Childhood Obesity Taskforce and is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, American Chiropractic Association, and the Endocrine Society. In addition to his chiropractic practice, he has developed numerous vitamin and mineral formulas for supplement companies. Professional athletes, including Olympians, seek his expertise in nutrition consultation. His research interests include nutritional support of the athlete and the use of supplements in clinical practice for the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, fibromyalgia, and gastrointestinal disorders.

 

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