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NCI Stars in Nutrition and Cancer Lecture: Breaking the Obesity-Cancer Link – New Targets and Strategies

March 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Please join us for the upcoming NCI-sponsored Stars in Nutrition and Cancer lecture, Breaking the Obesity-Cancer Link: New Targets and Strategies, on Tuesday, March 12th from 2-3 PM at the Lipsett Amphitheater, Building 10, NIH Main Campus, Bethesda, MD.

The lecture will be given by Stephen D. Hursting, PhD, MPH, Professor, Department of Nutrition and Nutrition Research Institute, and Member, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.

After the meeting, attendees will be able to: understand the current status of research on the relationships between obesity and cancer; explore the established and emerging mechanisms underlying the obesity-cancer link; discuss the current status of research on the anticancer effects and underlying mechanisms of weight loss and related interventions, including calorie restriction, fasting, fasting-mimicking diets, ketogenic diets, bariatric surgery, and pharmacologic approaches; and to describe approaches to enhance translational progress in obesity, energy balance and cancer research by better integration of preclinical and human research to decrease the burden of obesity on cancer in humans.

The event is free and open to the public.  Registration is NOT required.  The event is approved by CDR for 1 credit for RDNs.

For information, go to http://go.usa.gov/cwD5C or email trujille@mail.nih.gov.


March 12
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm