Robert Lustig will present "Sugar, Hormones and Addiction"
- Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 2:10pm to 3:00pm
- Chemistry & Biochemistry Building, Byker Auditorium - view map
Robert H. Lustig, M.D., M.S.L. is Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, and the Institute for Health Policy Studies at University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Lustig’s career has focused on the regulation of energy balance by the central nervous system, and the pathogenesis of chronic disease such as type 2 diabetes. He is one of the leaders of the “anti-sugar” and “real food” movements to improve global health. He connects the science of food to the policy and the politics. He also comments on the role of industry tactics to promote hedonic substances and behaviors and the resulting aftermath of healthcare decline and societal devolution.
- Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry