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Nutrition and Cancer Prevention Research Practicum

Meeting Dates

March 17-21, 2008

Meeting Locations

National Cancer Institute
6130 Executive Blvd
Conference Rooms C-F
Rockville, MD

NIH Main Campus
Building 10, Clinical Center
Masur Auditorium
Bethesda, MD

USDA
Diet and Human Performance Laboratory
Agricultural Research Service
307/B Center Road
Beltsville, MD

Overview

The Nutritional Science Research Group in the Division of Cancer Prevention at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health and the Department of Nutrition at the Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health offers a one week educational opportunity in "Nutrition and Cancer Prevention Research" for post-baccalaureate nutrition students, dietetic interns, dietitians, and graduate students, and healthcare professionals. This one-week intense learning session provides specialized instruction in the role of diet and bioactive food components as modifiers of cancer incidence and tumor behavior. The practicum includes tours of the NIH Clinical Research Center and the Metabolic Kitchen at USDA. Some of the cancer prevention topics/activities at the practicum are:

  • Cancer Trends
  • Bioactive Food Components
  • Bioenergetics
  • Nutrigenomics
  • Research Databases
  • Ethics & Health-Related Messages
  • Pre-Clinical & Clinical Studies
  • Hands-On Workshops at NIH Department of Nutrition "Research Day"

Point of Contact

For additional information or questions about this event, please contact the DCP Webmaster.