Newswise — BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 19, 2017 - Looking for the latest news on nutrition, the human body, early-stage biomedical advances or the environment? We’ve got all that and a whole lot more coming up at the 2017 Experimental Biology meeting (EB 2017), the premier annual meeting of six scientific societies in Chicago to be held April 22-26. With more than 14,000 attendees and thousands of scientific sessions, EB 2017 is a research bonanza you won’t want to miss.

This year’s meeting will include cutting-edge presentations on a wide array of topics, including: • Advances in personalized/precision medicine • The role of gut bacteria in health • Leads in the fight against antibiotic resistance • Genetic and biochemical drivers of chronic diseases • New insights into cancer and how to treat it • Innovative ways to study the brain

New! Virtual Newsroom Whether you’re in Chicago or thousands of miles away, the EB Virtual Newsroom is your one-stop shop for all our press releases, meeting information and blog posts. Those with reporter access to EurekAlert! will find embargoed press releases and multimedia at the virtual newsroom in mid-April. If you don’t qualify for reporter access to EurekAlert!, you may apply to receive embargoed materials directly from EB through our Press Registration Form.

Both onsite and virtual registration are free for qualifying journalists!

Register to Attend EB: Get a free onsite press pass (deadline April 20) Learn More about the Virtual Newsroom: Get press releases, multimedia & news tips online Subscribe for Email Updates: Get monthly meeting updates & highlights View the Preliminary Program: Get the latest information on planned scientific sessions & events

EB sponsoring societies include the American Association of Anatomists, American Physiological Society, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society for Investigative Pathology, American Society for Nutrition and American Society for Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics.

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Meeting Link: The 2017 Experimental Biology meeting