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What Women Must Know – Is cancer a genetic disease or a metabolic disease with Dr. Thomas Seyfried, Ph.D – 03.30.17

Thomas N. Seyfried received his Ph.D. in Genetics and Biochemistry from the University of Illinois. He did his undergraduate work at the University of New England and also holds a Master’s degree in Genetics from Illinois State University. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Neurology at the Yale University School of Medicine, and then served on the faculty as an Assistant Professor in Neurology. Prior to receiving full professorship, Dr. Seyfried was an Associate Professor in the Department of Biology at Boston College. Dr. Seyfried’s research program focuses on gene environmental interactions related to complex diseases, such as epilepsy, autism, brain cancer, and neurodegenerative diseases. Dr. Seyfried investigates many of these diseases from the perspective of genetics, lipidomics, and energy metabolism. He the author of “Cancer as a Metabolic Disease”.

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Casey Coates Danson – WHICH ASPECTS OF NATURE IMPROVE OUR HEALTH?

“We know that exposure to nature enhances our well-being, but we know less about the specific features that create these positive effects,” said MaryCarol Hunter, ASLA, University of Michigan, at the ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting in Chicago. A set of fascinating studies by Hunter and Marc Berman, a psychologist and neuroscientist at the University of Chicago, are beginning to converge on …