Women's Global Health Institute

Symposium Agenda

Thursday, Sept 27th

Morgan 121

1:00 Welcome/Introduction - Connie Weaver, Director of Women’s Global Health Institute

"The zebrafish as a model system for defining the impacts of a developmental chemical exposure on reproductive health" - Jennifer Freeman, Health Sciences


"Using 41Ca to screen effective interventions for reducing bone loss and soft tissue calcium deposition"-Connie Weaver, Nutrition Science



3:00 "How can MRI help us to detect toxic exposure to the brain or individualize treatment in liver cancer?" -Ulrike dydak, Health Sciences
"Nutrition therapies and Parkinson’s Disease" -Chris Rochet, Pharmacy
4:00 "Brain injuries-from football to girls’ soccer" -Larry Leverenz, Health and Kinesiology
Friday, Sept 28th Morgan 121
8:30 "Interventions to promote breastfeeding" -Azza Ahmed, Nursing

"Following dietary fat absorption with an eye on obesity and heart disease"  -Kim Buhman, Nutrition Science


"Epigenetic landmarks of cancer"   -Joseph Irudayaraj, Agricultural and Biological Engineering

10:00 Break

Seminar:  "Use of Folate Tags for Imaging and Therapy of Women's Diseases"   -Phil Low, Chemistry

12:00 Adjourn

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Women’s Global Health Institute

Discovery Park and College of Health and Human Sciences

Purdue University

Hall for Discovery and Learning Research, Room 395

207 South Martin Jischke Drive

West Lafayette, IN 47907-1971

(765) 496-9316

Fax: 765-494-9870

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