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News & Events

Christian Abnet Appointed NEB Acting Chief

Dr. Christian Abnet will serve as the new Acting Chief of the Nutritional Epidemiology Branch (NEB), and Dr. Rashmi Sinha will continue to serve as Deputy Chief of NEB.

Read more about this appointment
Learn about research within the Nutritional Epidemiology Branch
Tenure-Track Profile: Michael Cook
Dr. Michael Cook explores sex differences, genetics, and hormones to understand esophageal adenocarcinoma and prostate cancer pathogenesis.

CGB Discovery Helps Family with Dyskeratosis Congenita
Clinical Genetics Branch scientists identified a germline mutation leading to dyskeratosis congenita (DC), and results were used to enable the birth of an infant without the mutation.

Symposium Celebrates Joseph Fraumeni's 50 Years of Visionary Leadership
Cancer researchers gathered for a scientific symposium to celebrate the accomplishments of Dr. Joseph F. Fraumeni, Jr., founding Director of DCEG.

Extreme Obesity May Shorten Life Expectancy
DCEG scientists report that individuals who are class III obese have a shorter lifespan, and are at higher risk of dying from cancer compared with people of normal weight.

Scientific Highlights: Recent DCEG Publications
Short summaries for a selection of newly published findings by DCEG investigators.

Sedentary Behaviors and Cancer Risk

Charles Matthews, Ph.D., discussed the effects of sedentary behaviors on cancer risk with Philip Till on the CKNW Morning News.

Download: Podcast of Charles Matthews interview
Transcript of Charles Matthews interview (pdf - 44KB)

Scientific Meetings & Events

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