Nutritional Genomics






Nutritional Genomics

a new paradigm in personalised medicine

Novotel Hotel Auckland Airport, Auckland, New Zealand

Saturday 23rd July 2016


Nutrisearch will be providing a full day of education on
Nutrigenomics in Disease Prevention and Therapy
Concepts in Nutrigenetic Testing

  • Core principles in Nutrigenomics in Health and Disease
  • Introduction to the concepts of Nutrigenetic Testing
  • Presentation of difficult cases including 'non-responders'
  • Discussions around potential Nutrigenomic solutions
  • Panel discussion and Q & A sessions

Objective:  You will leave this day with a deeper understanding of how your clients’ genetic footprint can play a role in health and disease; how you can utilise gene expression profiling; and gain the knowledge to incorporate Nutrigenomic solutions into individualised and effective treatment plans for your patients.

Presented by

Christine Houghton

B.Sc.(Biochem.), Grad.Dip.Hum.Nutr., R.Nutr., PhD. Cand

Christine Houghton is a Biochemist whose busy private practice in Nutritional Medicine spanned 30 years.  She is currently undertaking doctoral research at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, investigating the role of bioactive nutrigenomic phytochemicals with significant clinical potential.

She is an accomplished writer and an engaging speaker whose evidence-supported presentations may challenge accepted but often-outdated paradigms.
Christine’s forte lies in taking complex biochemical concepts and translating their essence into concepts relevant to the needs of practising clinicians.
She is a regular presenter at medical and nutrition conferences where her knowledge of and enthusiasm for the roles of Nutritional Medicine and Nutrigenomics in human health are very evident.

She is the author of “Switched On – Harnessing the Power of Nutrigenomics to Optimise Health”.

Her peer-reviewed publications include the Special Article published in 2013 in Nutrition Reviews: “SULFORAPHANE: Translational Medicine from Lab Bench to Clinic”.

Nutrigenetic Testing Presented by

Dr Paul Beaver

(PhD) Chief Scientific Officer of Fitgenes

Paul Beaver is the co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Fitgenes Ltd, an international provider of genome-based personalised preventative healthcare and wellness services.  For the past 20 years Paul has been developing personalised health solutions for maximising health potential, based on the latest scientific and medical research in Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics.

During this time Paul has worked with many medical practitioners and healthcare professionals in Australia and internationally towards improving health and wellness outcomes of clients built on genome-based healthcare.  This commitment means Paul has developed expertise in the scientific field of Nutrigenomics.

Paul has trained and accredited medical specialists including Cardiologists, Ophthalmologists, Psychologists along with integrative practitioners such as Naturopaths, Nutritionists, Dieticians and Medical Herbalists.

Fitgenes focus is evidence based, they are currently undertaking research projects with leading Universities and research organisations into the use of Nutrigenomics in Autism, Cardiovascular Health, Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Metabolic Syndrome, Type 2 Diabetes and Sport Performance.


Nutrigenomic Formulations
Presented by

Robert Thomas

Naturopath and Nutrigenomic Clinician

Robert Thomas is a Naturopathic practitioner with over three decades of extensive experience in the health industry as a clinician and health educator.

Robert ran his own clinic in Far North Queensland for 14 years where he was intrinsically involved in the development and roll out of the 7 Natural Physicians, a holistic health program into schools throughout Australia, and a stress and lifestyle management program for addicts in rehabilitation

Robert lectured on a regular basis throughout Australia for over a decade for one of the county’s leading nutritional supplement companies. He was a regular guest on national TV chat shows and conducted a regular talk back segment on the local ABC radio. He has also worked with Capilano Honey and the CSIRO on product development for the Asian market.

Robert brings life and inspiration to health education helping to deliver complex biochemical pathways into clinically relevant context.



This will be a powerful day, not to be missed.

Bookings Contact

Seminar Investment: $99.00 + GST

Early Bird $79.95 + GST

(If Booked by Friday 1st July 2016)

This includes morning and afternoon tea and a light lunch.
Limited places, so please book early.

Freephone: 0800 88 44 33

This will be a powerful day, not to be missed.

Register Now

Email: or phone our freindly staff at Nutrisearch to secure your seat.
New Zealand Free phone: 0800 88 44 33
Australia Free phone: 1800 177 959


Note: This event is exclusively for practitioners, and we cannot process refunds for this event. Nutrisearch reserves the right to substitue speakers in any unlikely or unforseen circumstances.


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