2012 Annual Retreat on Cancer Research

NutritionThe 2012 Annual Retreat on Cancer Research was held in May. Below are a summary of the topics and list of the presenters for the public forum .

2012 Public Forum
Kids and Cancer: The Obesity Connection

Thursday, May 24, 2012
The Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine, Room 010
675 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, New Jersey
10:30am - 12:30pm

 

10:30am - 10:45am
Welcome & Introduction
Peter Gillies, Ph.D.
Professor & Director, New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
10:45am - 11:30am
Keynote Address
Nutritional Preemption: Myths and Misconceptions as They Relate to Obesity and Cancer
John A. Milner, Ph.D.

Chief Nutritional Science Research Group, Division of Cancer Prevention
National Cancer Institute
11:30am - 12:10pm
Expert Perspectives
Childhood Obesity and Timing of Puberty: Implications for Future Health
Elisa V. Bandera, MD, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Epidemiology
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Medical School
The Cancer Institute of New Jersey
  Cancer and Obesity: Weight Matters
David A. August, MD

Professor of Surgery, Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Medical School
The Cancer Institute of New Jersey
  Dietary Macronutrients and Their Influence on Appetite and
Weight Control
Tracy G. Anthony, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  Does Vitamin E Prevent or Promote Cancer?
Chung S. Yang, Ph.D.

Professor II and John L. Colaizzi Chair in Pharmacy
Department of Chemical Biology
Director, Center for Cancer Prevention Research Ernest Mario School
of Pharmacy
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
12:10pm - 12:30pm
Questions and Answers
Moderated by:
Michael A. Gallo, Ph.D.
Professor, Fellow Academy of Toxicological Sciences, Toxicology Division
Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
12:30pm
Lunch
 

Program Sponsors:

The Cancer Institute of New Jersey

The New Jersey Institute of Food, Nutrition and Health

Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Institute

For complete information about the 2012 Annual Retreat for Cancer Research in New Jersey and to register visit: www.njcancerretreat.org

 

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