Nutrition & Cancer

Current departmental research in this area includes exploration of cancer gene therapy, development of a rapid test for early cancer screening, and vitamin D analogs for treatment of colon cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and other immune-mediated diseases.  Other research involves dairy cattle by studying mineral homeostasis, immune suppression during calving, and diseases in transition dairy cows.

Researchers                                                                         
Dana C Borcherding
Steve Carlson, DVM, PhD
Jesse Paul Goff, DVM, PhD