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Stars in Nutrition & Cancer

Nutrition and Cancer: From Genotype to Phenotype

Star Speaker

Martin Wiseman, MD
Medical and Scientific Adviser
World Cancer Research Fund International
Visiting Professor of Human Nutrition
University of Southhampton

Meeting Date

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

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Meeting Materials

Meeting Time

Lipsett Amphitheater
Building 10
NIH Main Campus
Bethesda, MD

Meeting Objectives

  • To emphasize the role of nutrition as well as genes in determining phenotype;
  • To demonstrate the potential for early life events to induce phenotype, and for maternal exposures before and during pregnancy to influence phenotype in the offspring;
  • To understand how these mechanisms might interact to influence cancer processes.

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