NST's Barry Shane was inducted as a Fellow of the American Society of Nutrition. This recognition is the highest award ASN bestows, recognizing individuals for significant discoveries and distinguished careers in the field of nutrition.
NST professor Barry Shane published a research article to The American Journal of Human Genetics on a new technique by which vitamin B12 deficiency can be diagnosed in otherwise equivocal clinical tests.
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.
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 — Fad diets come and go, but might there be something to the ones that involve consuming grapefruit and grapefruit juice? New UC Berkeley research suggests that a closer look at grapefruit juice is warranted.
This work brings us one step forward in understanding fatty liver disease resulting from an excessive consumption of carbohydrates," said the study's senior author, Hei Sook Sul, professor at UC Berkeley's Department of
Martyn Smith, Molecular Toxicology Head Graduate Advisor and Professor of Toxicology in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences in the School of Public Health was recently named the new BIE Director.