week eleven… research to help find a cure

Finding Answers in the Environment

Dr. Glendon Zinser is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Health at the University of Cincinnati’s College of Medicine. Dr. Zinser earned his PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology at the University of Notre Dame.

Dr. Zinser, a member of the American Association for Cancer Research, has been the recipient of multiple funding awards, including research awards from Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. With these multiple awards, Dr. Zinser has been able to investigate the effect of nutrition on body tissue and link to cancer. The work by Dr. Zinser and his research team specifically addresses the importance of Vitamin D3 signaling within the breast, either through diet/dietary supplements or exposure to sunlight.

Interested in this topic – here is a list of articles by Dr. Zinser.



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