Topic: Stephen Hursting

From research lab to bedside, scientists and doctors collaborate to conquer childhood diseases

April 19, 2010

During the last century, scientists at The University of Texas at Austin played a large role in eliminating the nutritional deficiency diseases that were devastating to children's development with discoveries of vitamins like B5 and B6 and folic acid.

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Oncology Researcher Joins University of Texas at Austin Faculty to Study Link Between Obesity and Cancer

Feb. 23, 2010

Dr. John DiGiovanni, an internationally known cancer researcher who studies the link between obesity and cancer, has joined the pharmacy and nutritional sciences faculty at The University of Texas at Austin.

DiGiovanni will hold the Coulter R. Sublett Chair in the College of Pharmacy. He has a joint appointment in the College of Pharmacy's Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology and the Department of Nutritional Sciences in the College of Natural Sciences.

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Truman scholar makes nutrition a top priority

Dec. 6, 2009
Truman scholar makes nutrition a top priority

When Marissa Duswalt was named a 2009 Truman Scholar, she was cited by the Truman Foundation for her interest in "nutrition, behavioral science, culinary arts, and food culture." That summary, however, understates the role that food has played in the life of Duswalt, a fourth-year nutrition and P

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Audio slideshow: Professor studies cancer/obesity connection

Oct. 13, 2009
Audio slideshow: Professor studies cancer/obesity connection

Professor of Nutrition Dr. Stephen Hursting discusses the link between obesity and cancer and the relationship to children's health.

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Nutrition and Plan II Student Named Truman Scholar, Gets $30,000 to Attend Graduate School

April 1, 2009

Marissa Duswalt, a junior nutrition and Plan II honors major at The University of Texas at Austin, has been selected as a 2009 Truman Scholar.

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