In March 2016 John Casida, Ph.D. was honored with the Edward A. Dickson Emeriti Professorship award. Read more
NST associate professor Dan Nomura and researcher Rebecca Kohnz published a paper to Nature Medicine. Their research indicates fatty acid oxidation inhibition as a potential therapeutic strategy for triple-negative breast cancer.
Nutrition isn't just food, which is what the nutrition program at UC Berkeley reflects. The wide-ranging curriculum looks at everything from how nutrients get to cells to diet-related diseases.
Sona Kang, PhD. joins the Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology faculty. Dr. Kang is joining NST from the Rosen Lab at Harvard Medical School and holds a Ph.D. in Molecular and Integrative Physiology from the University of Michigan. Welcome Dr. Kang!
Lotion ingredient paraben may be more potent carcinogen than thought. A controversial group of chemicals commonly found in lotions and other personal care products may be more dangerous at low doses than previously thought, according to a new study.
Scientists at UC Berkeley have developed a novel way to engineer the growth and expansion of energy-burning “good” fat, and then found that this fat helped reduce weight gain and lower blood glucose levels in mice.The authors of the study, publish
BERKELEY — UC Berkeley scientists have identified a new molecular pathway critical to aging, and confirmed that the process can be manipulated to help make old blood like new again.