IPM Speaker Series – Angela Zivkovic, Ph.D.

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The Institute for Precision Medicine hosts a monthly virtual speaker series via Zoom to highlight advances in Precision Medicine research and in Personalized care – not only at Pitt/UPMC but across the United States.

The next IPM Spring 2023 speaker series: “Diet and Nutrition in Precision Medicine: What are the Targets?” will be given by Angela Zivkovic, Ph.D. on May 17th at 4:00pm via Zoom.

Dr. Zivkovic’s research focuses on precision nutrition approaches to prevent disease, optimize health, and extend healthspan. Her group is particularly interested in dietary interventions, foods, and dietary components that reduce inflammation, beneficially alter the gut microbiome, and improve the functional capacity of HDL particles. The current focus is on the prevention of neurodegenerative disease, particularly Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Zivkovic is currently working on 3 NIH-funded projects. She is principal investigator of a multi-disciplinary R01 grant from the National Institutes of Aging studying the relationships between glycosylation and Alzheimer’s disease, principal investigator of the UC Davis sub award in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University on the NIH Common Fund Extracellular RNA Communication Consortium, and principal investigator of a technology development grant funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to develop advanced technology to isolate and characterize HDL and other nanoparticles. Dr. Zivkovic also runs a precision nutrition consultation practice, was a technical co-founder of Mimio, and is scientific advisor at Realm Foods. 

Please mark your calendars for May 17th at 4:00pm.

Contact for Zoom details:
E-mail: Nadine Ryan ryann@upmc.edu

Please see our Speaker Series Archives for recordings of our past speakers.