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Name: Shanil Juma
Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Nutrition and Food Sciences
Phone: 940-898-2704
Email address: SJuma@twu.edu
Vitae: http://www.twu.edu/downloads/nfs/Juma-Facultywebsite.pdf
Description of research activities: Dr. Juma investigates the etiology of age-related conditions, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis, as a basis for the development of effective nutritional strategies.  The focus of these investigations is to elucidate the anti-inflammatory, bone, and joint protective properties of naturally occurring bioactive compounds present in whole foods (functional foods, e.g. flaxseed, dried plum, grape, soy protein, etc.).
Keywords: Anti-Inflammatory, Estrogen Receptor, Functional Foods, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis

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