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Stars in Nutrition & Cancer

Protecting Against Cancer: Edible Plants, Genes, and Enzymes


Paul Talay, MD
Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Meeting Date

March 21, 2005

Meeting Time

3:00 pm – Opening Remarks
3:15 pm – Lecture & Discussion
4:15 pm – Reception

Meeting Location

Lipsett Amphitheater
Building 10
NIH Main Campus

Meeting Objectives

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Explore the mechanisms by which phytochemicals, genes, and enzymes are regulated by plant chemicals in cancer prevention.
  • Recognize sulforaphane and other bioactive food components as inducers of protective enzyme activity to prevent cancer.

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