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Educational Resources

In order to help healthcare practitioners make that critical link between research findings and clinical application, Douglas Laboratories offers monthly webinars and live seminars. Event details are posted online and via social media, making it easy to stay informed. Can't make it? No problem! Many of our educational events are recorded and housed on our website for easy, round-the-clock access.

Functional medicine is the vanguard of understanding how the underlying drivers of mental health can have clear connections to a patient’s genetics. Dr. Bongiorno will guide you through his functional approach to using nutritional genomics in practice by diving deeper into one of the genes most involved in mental health, Catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT).

Learning Objectives:
  • Discover why Dr. Bongiorno looks to COMT as his first step in assessing a patient’s genetic report
  • Understand the dynamic and important role of COMT in mental health
  • Learn how to assess COMT status in your patients, and how to support them using Dr. Bongiorno’s recommendations


Peter Bongiorno N.D. La.C., is president of the NY Association of Naturopathic Physicians and co-medical director of Inner Source Health in New York with his wife, Dr. Pina LoGiudice. In 2010, he authored the first comprehensive textbook designed to teach physicians how to use natural medicine for mood support. Dr. Bongiorno has been regularly interviewed on national television and radio as a natural medicine expert, and writes articles for national media, including Psychology Today.

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