Mitochondrial Decay Contributes to Aging and Degenerative Diseases: The Role of Micronutrients
Bruce Ames, PhD
Professor, Department of Molecular & Cell Biology
University of California Berkeley
Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute
March 27, 2006
NIH Main Campus
Overall Series Objectives
- Identify the newest and most significant advances in basic nutrition science and how they relate to cancer; and
- Assess how nutritional science research can contribute to NCI's goal of eliminating the cancer burden by the year 2015.
Individual Meeting Objectives
- Understand how disease can be prevented by turning up metabolism; and
- Determine the optimal level of vitamins and minerals for keeping DNA damage and mitochondrial decay to a minimum.
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