COLLEGE STATION “Nutritional Defenses Against a Common Enemy: Cancer” will be the theme of the 30th annual Texas Human Nutrition Conference, set for Feb. 7 at Texas A&M University.
Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m., with programs scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. All sessions will be in Rudder Theater, Rudder Tower.
Speakers will be:
Elizabeth A. Platz, Sc.D., M.P.H., with the department of epidemiology at Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Johns Hopkins University, speaking on “Nutritional Epidemiology of Cancer” at 8:30 a.m.;
Joanne Lupton, Ph.D., William W. Allen chair in nutrition and professor on the faculty of nutrition at Texas A&M, speaking on “Dietary Fiber and Colon Cancer: What’s the Real Story?” at 9:30 a.m.;
Rebecca B. Costello, Ph.D., deputy director for the Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health, speaking on “Alternative Therapies (Dietary Supplements for Cancer)” at 11 a.m.
I-Min Lee, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., associate professor of epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, speaking on “Does Physical Activity Play Any Role in the Prevention of Cancer?” at 1:15 p.m.;
Gary Williamson, Ph.D., Nestle Research Center in Lausanne, Switzerland, speaking on “Food Phytochemicals and Cancer Prevention: How Strong is the Evidence?” at 2:30 p.m.; and
John Austin Milner, Ph.D., chief of the nutrition science research group, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, speaking on “Nutrigenomics: The Future of Nutrition and Cancer Prevention” at 3:30 p.m.
The conference is presented by Texas A&M’s faculty of nutrition, in cooperation with Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, Texas Cooperative Extension, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and Texas State Nutritional Council.
For more information call (979) 845-1735 or email@example.com