Nutrition and Metabolism Laboratory.
The nutrition and metabolism laboratory is a group of researchers focused on cancer and chronic disease prevention through Chinese medicine, herb, vegetable and fruit at the Department of Food and Nutrition, Providence University, Taichung, Taiwan.
What does our work?
Our major studies include the following,
1. The inhibition mechanism of cancer cell death and cancer metastasis by Chinese medicine, herb, vegetable, and fruits.
2. The prevention mechanism of vascular calcification and chronic kidney disease by phytochemicals.
3. Research and development of Chinese medicine and herb application in the therapy diet, dietary supplement and functional food.
The major study model is included via in vitro, primary and cell line culture, and animal experimental models in our laboratory. And cooperation with the clinical researcher in some specific projects.