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Ongoing research.

* Margherita Cantorna, Penn State University, State College, PA Monitoring of Gl microbiota following ingestion of whole mushrooms; gut mediated immunity.

* Shiuan Chen, Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope, Duarte, CA Translational breast cancer prevention trial of mushroom powder in postmenopausal breast cancer survivors and a prostate cancer trial with participants with a rising PSA as measure of recurrence and response to treatment.

* Lawrence Cheskin, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Weight management and clinical measures of oxidative stress, inflammation and immune function.

* Ian Munro, Cantox Health Sciences International, Mississauga, ON Canada Strategic guidance for due diligence safety evaluation and regulatory status on use of UV light to increase vitamin D2 content of mushrooms.

* Charles Stephensen and Tara McHugh, Western Human Nutrition Research Center, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Davis, CA and USDA, ARS Western Regional Research Center, Albany, CA Effect of UVB treated D mushrooms on serum 250HD2 levels.

* Dayong Wu, USDA HNRCA at Tufts University, Boston, MA Effect of mushroom supplementation on resistance to influenza infection.

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Date:Dec 1, 2010
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