Dr. Kedar N. Prasad, author of  Fighting Cancer with Vitamins and Antioxidants,  obtained a Master’s degree in Zoology from the University of Bihar in India, and a Ph.D. degree in Radiation Biology from the University of Iowa, Iowa City. He then went to Brookhaven National Laboratory for Post-doctoral training. Dr. Prasad Joined the Department of Radiology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center where he became Professor in 1980. Later, he was appointed as the Director for the Center for Vitamins and Cancer Research. He has published over 200 papers in peer-reviewed journals including Nature, Science, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). He has written several book chapters and abstracts as well as authored or edited 18 books on radiobiology, radiation protection and nutrition and cancer. He is a member of several professional organizations, and serves as an ad-hoc member of various Study Sections of the National Institute of Health (NIH). He is a frequently invited speaker at National and International meetings on nutrition and cancer. In 1982, he was invited by the Nobel Prize Committee to nominate a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Medicine. He was selected to deliver the 1999 Harold Harper Lecture at the meeting of the American College of Advancement of Medicine. He is a former President of the International Society for Nutrition and Cancer.  Dr. Prasad has consistently obtained NIH grants for his research. His current interests are in the area of radiation protection, nutrition and cancer and nutrition and neurological diseases, particularly Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. Since 2005, he is Chief Scientific Officer of Premier Micronutrient Corporation.  www.mypmcinside.com.


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