Webinars

Genetic Basics

Introduction to Genetic Testing

This webinar introduces you to the concepts of DNA, genes and genetic variations in preparation for the interpretation of genetic reports.

Presented by Sasha Mannion Maggs, 2019

Complementary Alleles

Dr Daniel Meyersfeld explains a few basic concepts in genetics, including that of complimentary alleles and how genotypes can be reported

Presented by Dr Danny Meyersfeld, 2018

Medcheck

Medcheck. An Introduction to Pharmacogenetics

Pharmacogenetics is an important component of personalised medicine that combines the science of pharmacology and genetics. This webinar introduces you to pharmacogenetic testing and the Medcheck report.

Presented by Sasha Mannion, 2018

CYP2D6 and Tamoxifen

This webinar provides an overview of the role of CYP2D6 in the metabolism of tamoxifen, based on the Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC) guideline published in 2018.

Presented by Sasha Maggs, 2019

DNA Health

The Genetics of Health, Part 1

DNA health tests for genetic variations known to have a significant effect on health and susceptibility to chronic disease. This webinar focuses on the following key biological areas: Lipid Metabolism, Methylation and Detoxification.

Presented by Helen Gautschi, 2017

The Genetics of Health, Part 2

DNA health tests for genetic variations known to have a significant effect on health and susceptibility to chronic disease. This webinar focuses on the following key biological areas: Inflammation, Oxidative Stress, Bone Health, Insulin Sensitivity and Food Responsiveness

Presented by Helen Gautschi, 2017

Practical Application of the DNA Health Test

This webinar takes us through the practical translation of the DNA Health genetic results into lifestyle, nutrition and supplement recommendations.

Presented by Jessica Pieterse, 2019

DNA Mind

Application of Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics in Depression

This webinar outlines how genomics can be useful on the management of depression and preluded the development of the DNA mind test.

Presented by Helen Gautschi, 2017

Where Nutrition meets Psychiatry

This webinar discusses the role of nutrition in the management of psychiatric patients, discussing relevant biological pathways, genetic variations and key nutrients in a practical way.

Presented by Nicola Walters, 2018

An Overview of DNA Mind

Knowledge of genetic variations within key biological processes that contribute to the risk of mental health disorders can give insight to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease. In this webinar we discuss gene variants included in the DNA mind test that influence risk for neurodegenerative disorders, mood disorders and addictive behaviour.

Presented by Helen Gautschi, 2018

DNA Oestrogen

The Genetics of Oestrogen Metabolism

This webinar covers the genetic variants tested in DNA oestrogen that influence oestrogen metabolism, phase 1 and phase 2 detoxification, as well risk factors associated with HRT, bio-identical supplementation and oral contraception use.

Presented by Helen Gautschi, 2017

An Overview of DNA Oestrogen

Dr’s Mark and Michelle Sherwood, Clinicians and Educators from the Functional Medicine Institute Oklahoma, present an overview of the metabolism of oestrogen, associated genetic variations, as well as insight into xenoestrogens.

Presented by Dr’s Mark and Michelle Sherwood, 2019

DNA Diet

DNA Diet – Genetics of Weight Management, Report Interpretation

The DNA diet test is used to personalise an individual’s diet and lifestyle plan for weight management. The webinar takes you through the DNA diet test and how best to discuss the report with your patient.

Presented by Helen Gautschi, 2018

An update on diet literature

Helen Gautschi RD (SA) discusses obesity risk and obesity risk scores in more detail. There is also an update on gene-environment interactions, focusing on FTO.

Presented by Helen Gautschi, 2019

DNA diet, a practical approach with case studies Part 1

Jessica Pieterse RD (SA) gives us a practical overview of the DNA diet test.

Presented by Jessica Pieterse, 2019

DNA diet, a practical approach with case studies Part 2

Jessica Pieterse RD (SA) gives us a practical overview of the DNA diet test.

Presented by Jessica Pieterse, 2019

DNA Sport

Genetic Predisposition To Injuries

Identifying genetic risk for injury can assist in designing personalised training strategies to decrease injury risk and improve performance. This webinar outlines genetic factors that influence risk for injury.

Presented by Sasha Mannion, 2018

DNA Sport – Genetics in Sports Performance

Genetic testing can be used to personalise training programs from beginners to elite athletes. This webinar discusses various genes included in the DNA sport test that influence risk for injury, recovery from exercise and training responsiveness.

Presented by Sasha Mannion, 2017

An Overview of Sports Nutrition

This webinar discusses the important role of nutrition in athletic performance, injury prevention, energy levels, the immune system, the gut and body composition.

Presented by Donna van Zyl, 2018

Integrative sports nutrition and the neuro-endocrine system

Ian Craig, Exercise Physiologist and Sports Nutritionist, gives us and overview of the neuro-endocrine system in relation to sports nutrition.

Presented by Ian Craig, 2019

DNA Skin

An Overview of the Genetics of Skin Health

In this webinar we discuss gene variants included in the DNA skin test that guide topical and nutrient interventions for skin firmness and elasticity, sun sensitivity and pigmentation, sun damage protection and repair, oxidative stress, detoxification and inflammation.

Presented by Helen Gautschi, 2018

Case Study

By Garric Vosloo

Garric takes us through an in depth look of one of his interesting cases that involves tendinopathy, metabolic syndrome and mental health. He discusses how to use DNA testing together with functional tests to provide a personalized treatment plan.