The latest research on intermittent fasting and increased life span
- How does the body age? It’s all about “cellular housekeeping” to promote a healthier life, and therefore, a longer one.
- 2014 Howell-CSUPERB Scholars present their field of research.
La Jolla, CA. – February 7th, 2014. The Doris A. Howell Foundation for Women’s Health Research hosted its first Luncheon and Lecture of 2014, “The meal you miss could save your life: How intermittent fasting may extend health-span”. Dr. Roberta Gottlieb presented the latest research on the relationship between fasting and the benefits that ultimately lead not only to a healthier life, but a longer one.
|Dr. Howell with 2014 Howell-CSUPERB Scholars|
- Lindsay Bradford (Microbiology, San Diego State University): Award for the proposal titled “Contribution of Bacterial Fibrinogen Binding Glycoproteins to Streptococcal Colonization and Disease.” Mentor: Kelly Doran, Biology
- Matthew Siracusa (Biology, CSU Fullerton) Award for the proposal titled “The effect of non-synonymous single nucleotide polymorphisms on the function of the human cytosolic 70-kDa heat shock protein, HSPA1A.” Mentor: Nikolas Nikolaidis, Biological Science/NSM
- Patricia (Nhi) Nguyen (Chemistry, CSU Long Beach): Award for the proposal titled “Structural analysis and binding mechanism of apolipoprotein E cholesterol binding domain by fluorescence spectroscopy.” Mentor: Vasanthy Narayanaswami, Chemistry & Biochemistry
The Doris A. Howell Foundation wishes them all success in their fields of research!
About the Doris A. Howell Foundation:
The Doris A. Howell Foundation for Women’s Health Research is committed to keeping the women we love healthy, advancing women’s health through research and educating women to be catalysts for improving family health in the community.
The organization does so by funding scholarships to scientists researching issues affecting women’s health; providing a forum for medical experts, scientists, doctors, researchers, and authors to convey the timely information on topics relevant to women’s health and the health. of their families through its Lecture and Evening Series, and by funding research initiatives that will create women’s health awareness and advocacy in the community.
For more information about the Doris A. Howell Foundation, please visit www.howellfoundation.org.