Atif B. Awad is an associate professor of nutrition and biochemistry at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in nutrition from Rutgers University, New Jersey, and completed postdoctoral training in biochemistry at the University of Iowa. He has supervised more than 75 M.S. and Ph.D. students. He has published 70 papers and has presented more than 70 abstracts at scientific meetings. His research focus is in the area of dietary lipids and disease prevention, including the effects of phytochemicals, such as phy-tosterols and phytoestrogens, on cardiovascular disease and cancer.
Peter G. Bradford is an associate professor of pharmacology and toxicology in the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and an associate professor of oral biology in the School of Dental Medicine at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is author or coauthor of more than 40 journal articles and book chapters. He served as visiting assistant professor at the Beijing Medical University in 1991. Dr. Bradford received a B.S. (1977) degree in biology from the University of Albany and his M.S. (1980) and Ph.D. (1982) degrees in biochemistry from the University of Rochester.
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