Gerardo Mackenzie, Ph.D.

Gerardo Mackenzie

Position Title
Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition; Assistant Nutritionist in Agricultural Experiment Station

Unit
GGNB Faculty

3207 Meyer
Bio

Dr. Mackenzie´s research focuses on the role of diet and other lifestyle factors in cancer development and prevention. Current research projects include: 1) Understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in the link between obesity, inflammation and cancer; 2) Evaluating the role of zinc in pancreatic carcinogenesis; and 3) Investigating the use of select nutraceuticals as potential chemopreventive agents.