14th International Congress on Advances in Natural Medicines, Nutraceuticals & Neurocognition
University of Illinois, USA
Dr. Jeffery completed her PhD in biochemistry at the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, University of London, UK in 1972. She joined the University of Illinois as faculty in 1983 and became a full professor of Nutritional Pharmacology in both the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition and in the Medical School (Pharmacology faculty) in 2000. She has over 150 publications, many in the area of broccoli and health. She received the American Society for Horticultural Science’s paper of the year in 2002 and the American Society of Nutrition’s Dannon Institute award for mentorship in 2016. As Professor Emerita, she continues to have students and an active laboratory.
Abstract : Today’s rising health care issue, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, may be prevented by dietary broccoli or a number of broccoli replacements that trigger the same pathway