UC San Diego Cancer Researchers Target Link between Obesity and Breast Cancer Risk

July 28, 2011. A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center will be participating in a cooperative agreement initiative, funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health, with four other major cancer centers. The Transdisciplinary Research on Energetics and Cancer (TREC) initiative…. Read the full story from the UCSD Newsroom

Dr. Jerrold Olefsky

Jerrold M. Olefsky, MD, is principal investigator of one of the four UC San Diego projects: Role of Inflammation and Insulin Resistance in Mouse Models of Breast Cancer. He is one of 22 researchers taking part in the UC San Diego TREC project. Dr. Olefsky is Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism and Associate Dean for Scientific Affairs, UC San Diego Health Sciences. | Read the UC San Diego TREC project abstract