Today, clinical nutrition science has developed rapidly, especially regarding to metabolism. Many clinical problems and degenerative disease are found to be associated with metabolism and nutritional status. Metabolism and clinical nutrition science has now become an important issue in medicine. Studies on this specialty have improved significantly and new facts have been discovered.
Regarding to improve such studies, Faculty of Medicine University of Indonesia and University of Joseph Fourier, France, are organizing an annual symposium and course designed for specialists in various medical disciplines, such as The 5th International Symposium & the 7th International Course on Metabolism and Clinical Nutrition (ISCMCN) consisting two days course and two days symposium at Faculty of Medicine University of Indonesia (FMUI).