David DiSilvestro, B.S.
Graduate Teaching Associate
College of Education and Human Ecology
Primary Food Innovation Center Area: Biomedical Nutrition
Areas of Expertise: cancer prevention/therapy through nutrition, diabetes therapy, Cachexia prevention, microencapsulation technology, nutritional interventions
My research interest is developing a system to prevent cancer caused cachexia, which is the wasting away of protein and fat stores. I hope to reverse this process so that patients with cancer will be able to keep a healthy weight.