Genetic Polymorphism & Environmental Medicine Walter Crinnion, ND

Walter Crinnion, ND, associate professor at Bastyr University, the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon, and the University of Bridgeport School of Naturopathic Medicine. Recently accepted as professor at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and the directorship of their Environmental Medicine Center of Excellence This talk will present the common genetic polymorphisms of phase one and phase two of biotransformation. Understanding these polymorphisms will illuminate your understanding about why certain persons have certain illnesses, including chemical sensitivity and other toxin-associated diseases. The frequency of their occurrence in a small population of health-care providers and of patients will be presented. Nutritional interventions that have been shown to help these polymorphisms will also be discussed.