Nutrition & Cancer Biology Research Lab

The goal of the Nutrition and Cancer Biology Laboratory is to understand the anti-inflammatory role of the bioactive components of fruits/vegetables and to develop the complementary dietary agents that prevent the inflammation associated with carcinogenesis.

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Lynne M. Ausman

Lynne Ausman is the Saqr Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi Professor in International Nutrition, as well as a professor at the Friedman School and a scientist in the Cardiovascular Nutrition Laboratory at the HNRCA.

Fang Fang Zhang

Dr. Zhang is a cancer epidemiologist with experience in conducting population-based studies to investigate the role of nutrition in cancer prevention and control. She has worked with colleagues from Columbia University and NIH to evaluate gene-environment interactions in association with cancer risk. Support by the Susan G. Komen Foundation, she studied energy balance and breast cancer risk in sisters enrolled in the Breast Cancer Family Registry, a NCI-funded international family registry for breast cancer.