David W. L. Ma, University of Guelph

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Founding Director of the Guelph Family Healthy Study Professor Guelph, Ontario davidma@uoguelph.ca Office: (519) 824-4120 ext. 52272

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Dr. Ma's research examines the role of bioactive fatty acids (omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids) in breast cancer prevention, and in developing a greater understanding of fatty acids as biomarkers of chronic disease.

He currently leads the ongoing work of the Guelph Family Health Study (G...


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Bio/Research

Dr. Ma's research examines the role of bioactive fatty acids (omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids) in breast cancer prevention, and in developing a greater understanding of fatty acids as biomarkers of chronic disease.

He currently leads the ongoing work of the Guelph Family Health Study (GFHS, www.GuelphFamilyHealthStudy.com). The GFHS is focused on understanding the determinants of health in families with young children and testing interventions to support healthy lifestyle habits with the goal of preventing childhood obesity.


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