MCRC Seminar at the OCRB: ‘Breaking the obesity-cancer link: new targets and strategies’
|Dates:||31 October 2019|
|Times:||16:30 - 17:30|
|What is it:||Talk|
|Organiser:||Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Current University students|
|Speaker:||Dr Stephen Hursting|
Dr Stephen Hursting (University of North Carolina) will be lecturing at the OCRB Lecture Theatre on Thursday 31 October, 16:30-17:30on ‘Breaking the obesity-cancer link: new targets and strategies’ (this is the title of his plenary talk at the NCRI Conference in Glasgow on 3rd November).
Dr Hursting is the AICR/WCRF Distinguished Professor in the Department of Nutrition at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill. He is also Professor at the UNC Nutrition Research Institute and the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. His research interests center on precision nutrition as applied to cancer prevention, particularly the molecular and metabolic mechanisms underlying obesity- cancer associations, and the interplay between obesity, metabolism, host genetics and cancer.
All are warmly invited to attend. The lecture will also be live streamed to Alderley Park in the 8F30 Mereview meeting room.
Dr Stephen Hursting
Organisation: University of North Carolina
Travel and Contact Information
Oglesby Cancer Research Building Lecture Theatre
Oglesby Cancer Research Building (opposite The Christie Hospital)