Research Scientist of the Year Award: Robert Chapkin, Ph.D Texas A&M AgriLife Research Professor Robert Chapkin, Ph.D., College Station, has made outstanding contributions to the areas of precision nutrition and stem cell biology, cancer chemoprevention and the development of noninvasive predictive biomarkers. Chapkin carries the title of Distinguished Professor in the Texas A&M University Department of […]
Research in the Chapkin lab focuses on dietary/microbial modulators related to the prevention of cancer and chronic inflammatory diseases. The lab has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the past 32 years.
“We are pleased to announce the publication of our recent paper on membrane therapy. The paper is highlighted in the American Society of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Today and can now be accessed online”. Fuentes JLR 2021, Supplemental Material . “You can read the article about our recent paper in the Journal of Lipid […]
For the last 32 years, Robert Chapkin, Ph.D., Texas A&M Department of Nutrition Distinguished professor, Allen Endowed Chair in Nutrition & Chronic Disease Prevention and National Cancer Institute Outstanding Investigator Award Recipient, College Station, has conducted revolutionary work around noninvasive means of investigating and modeling the role of nutrition in infant development into adulthood. His team’s discovery of what […]
Chapkin Lab is pleased to announce the funding of a new grant! Attempts to target aberrant Wnt signaling using drugs still face multiple hurdles due to poor tumor cell targeting, negative side effects associated with required long-term treatments and a poor understanding of the mechanisms of action. Consequently, there is an urgent need to further […]