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Dr. Malin Nording to Speak on the Health Effects of Air Pollutants

Dr. Malin Nording to Speak on the Health Effects of Air Pollutants

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 01:14 PM

The Foods for Health Institute is proud to present the third in a series of seminars about the frontiers of interdisciplinary biosciences, featuring the work of Dr. Malin Nording on May 11.

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Davis Schoolchildren use Accelerometers to Learn About Physical Activity

Davis Schoolchildren use Accelerometers to Learn About Physical Activity

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 01:15 PM

Foods for Health Institute's Education Program works with local Davis school to foster children's awareness of their physical activity. Children at Peregrine School will be using Polar Active accelerometers donated by Education Program partner, Polar.

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Seeking Participants for Culinary Study at UC Davis April 27 and 28

Seeking Participants for Culinary Study at UC Davis April 27 and 28

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 01:22 PM

Volunteers are wanted to taste-test as part of a Foods for Health Institute and Culinary Institute of America research study testing the preference for meat, vegetable, and mushroom recipes.

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Chemistry Doctoral Student, Lorna De Leoz, featured in UC Davis Magazine

Chemistry Doctoral Student, Lorna De Leoz, featured in UC Davis Magazine

by Samantha Manning — last modified Jan 22, 2015 01:22 PM

Lorna De Leoz is a doctoral candidate in Chemistry and a former Foods for Health Institute researcher. Her work was highlighted in UC Davis Magazine for bridging the gap between the lab and the marketplace.

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Dairy Research Institute Grant Supports Innovative Work by FFHI Researchers

Dairy Research Institute Grant Supports Innovative Work by FFHI Researchers

by Stephanie Maroney — last modified Apr 22, 2016 10:52 AM

Foods for Health Institute researchers will measure the effects of complex sugars from cow milk to improve the function of the gastrointestinal system. They will analyze valuable molecules in whey permeate – a dairy-industry byproduct.

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Dr. Catharina Svanborg Presents her Research on Cancer-Killing Proteins in Human Milk

Dr. Catharina Svanborg Presents her Research on Cancer-Killing Proteins in Human Milk

by Stephanie Maroney — last modified Apr 22, 2016 10:56 AM

The Foods for Health Institute invited Dr. Svanborg to speak about her exciting research in the talk titled, “HAMLET: structure, molecular targets and therapeutic effects.”

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Dr. Kathryn Dewey's iLiNS Project Develops Supplements to Improve Childhood Nutrition in Africa

Dr. Kathryn Dewey's iLiNS Project Develops Supplements to Improve Childhood Nutrition in Africa

by Samantha Manning — last modified Jan 22, 2015 01:24 PM

Not only does Dr. Dewey's iLiNS Project develop practical solutions to solve the problem of infant under-nutrition, but it provides valuable research data for Foods for Health Institute researchers engaged in a multi-campus grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Gates Foundation Grant Supported by Core Researchers at the Foods for Health Institute

Gates Foundation Grant Supported by Core Researchers at the Foods for Health Institute

by Samantha Manning — last modified Jan 22, 2015 01:27 PM

Principal investigators in a multi-million dollar Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant require the support and collaboration of many researchers at the Foods for Health Institute.

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Dr. Dave Mills Takes Part in a Multi-Million Dollar Gates Foundation Grant to Address Infant Malnutrition

Dr. Dave Mills Takes Part in a Multi-Million Dollar Gates Foundation Grant to Address Infant Malnutrition

by Stephanie Maroney — last modified Apr 22, 2016 10:53 AM

Dr. Dave Mills, the Peter J. Shields Chair of Dairy Food Science at UC Davis and active member of the Foods for Health Institute's Milk Bioactives and Functional Glycobiology programs, is part of a multi-campus, interdisciplinary approach to deliver solutions to the problems of childhood malnutrition in the developing world through a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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FFHI Welcomes Melissa Breck as Human Studies Coordinator

FFHI Welcomes Melissa Breck as Human Studies Coordinator

by Samantha Manning — last modified Jan 22, 2015 01:28 PM

The Foods for Health Institute recently hired a graduate from the Nutrition Department to join the team in a permanent position, continuing the important work that she does in the clinical studies.

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