The Inflammation Research Foundation was founded in 2003 as a non-profit 501c foundation dedicated to providing support for clinical research projects for the use of innovative nutritional approaches to reduce inflammation that is the underlying cause of many chronic disease conditions.

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About Us

Dr. Barry Sears founded the Inflammation Research Foundation in 2003 to undertake the high-quality clinical research needed to understand the relationship of the diet in the management of inflammation. Dr. Sears is considered one of the leading researchers in the world in the area of the dietary modulation of hormones and inflammatory responses.

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The Science

Although inflammation is central to understanding every chronic disease condition, the Foundation has focused its research on metabolic diseases like obesity and diabetes; neurological diseases like depression, brain trauma, ADHD, and Alzheimer’s; auto-immune diseases, including multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus; and ocular diseases like AMD, retinopathy, and optical nerve damage.

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Recently Published Research

Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation reduces intervertebral disc degeneration.

NaPier Z, Kanim LEA, Arabi Y, Salehi K, Sears B, Perry M, Kim S, Sheyn D, Bae HW, and Glaeser JD.,Med Sci Monit 14 :9531-9537 (2019)

VITAL study: An incomplete picture?

Infante, M, Ricordi C, Baidal DA, Alejandro R, Lonzoni G, Sears B, Caprio M, and Fabbri A.,Eur Rev Med Phann Sci 23: 3142- 3147 (2019)

Appropriate doses of omega-3 fatty acids for therapeutic results.

Sears B.,CellR4 6: e2578 (2018)

Upcoming CME Conferences Sponsored by the IRF

Master Course in Neurology

March 12, 2020 Mexico City, Mexico

Pro-Resolution Nutrition Certification Course

March 13 - 14th 2020 Mexico City, Mexico

Pro-Resolution Nutrition Certification Course

June 19 - 20th 2020 San Paulo Brazil