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Trans-NIH Angiogenesis Workshop; May 20-21, 2013
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    Portrait of Stephen D. Hursting, PhD, MPH

    Stephen D. Hursting, PhD, MPH
    (Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Texas at Austin)

    Dr. Stephen Hursting is Professor and Chair of the Department of Nutritional Sciences at The University of Texas (UT) at Austin. He is also the McKean-Love Chair of Nutrition, Molecular and Cellular Sciences at the University of Texas and is Professor of Molecular Carcinogenesis at the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Hursting earned his PhD degree in nutritional biochemistry and his MPH degree in nutritional epidemiology from The University of North Carolina and completed postdoctoral training in molecular carcinogenesis and cancer prevention at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Prior to joining UT in 2005 he was Deputy Director of NCI's Office of Preventive Oncology and Chief of NCI's Nutrition and Molecular Carcinogenesis Laboratory Section. Dr. Hursting's research, which has resulted in over 160 publications, centers on diet-gene interactions relevant to cancer prevention, particularly the molecular, metabolic, and inflammatory mechanisms underlying obesity-cancer associations.

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Workshop Organizer: NIH

NCI:Nancy Emenaker, PhD, RD
Suzanne Forry-Schaudies, PhD
NHLBI: Yunling Gao, MD, PhD
NIDDK: Teresa Jones, MD

NIH - National Institutes of Health: Turning Discovery Into Health

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