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David DiSilvestro, B.S.

Graduate Teaching Associate
Human Nutrition
College of Education and Human Ecology

(614) 361-2107
disilvestro.4@osu.edu

Associate Member
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.

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