Christensen, Merrill

Nutrition, Dietetics & Food Science

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S221  ESC
Provo, UT 84602
(801) 422-5255

Professor

 Administrative Positions
Associate Director
BYU Cancer Research Center
 Memberships
  • American Society for Nutrition, 1998-Present
 Honors and Awards
  • BYU : Abraham O. Smoot Citizenship Award
 Courses Taught

Spring 2017
  • NDFS 698R: Master's Project Section 001
  • NDFS 699R: Master's Thesis Section 001
Winter 2017
  • NDFS 100: Essentials of Human Nutrition Section 004
  • NDFS 494R: Undergrad Research in N D F S Section 002
  • NDFS 602: Advanced Human Nutrition 2 Section 001
  • NDFS 697R: Research Section 001
  • NDFS 699R: Master's Thesis Section 001
Fall 2016
  • NDFS 201: Society Nutr Chronic Disease Section 001
  • NDFS 494R: Undergrad Research in N D F S Section 001
  • NDFS 601: Advanced Human Nutrition 1 Section 001
  • NDFS 691R: Graduate Seminar Section 002
  • NDFS 697R: Research Section 001
  • NDFS 699R: Master's Thesis Section 001
Spring 2016
  • NDFS 100: Essentials of Human Nutrition Section 001
  • NDFS 494R: Undergrad Research in N D F S Section 002

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Christernsen MJ. 2014. Selenium and prostate cancer prevention: what next--if anything?. Cancer Prevention Research. 7(8):781-785.  doi:10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-14-0197

Parker TL, Eggett DL, Christensen MJ. 2007. Estrogen receptor activation and estrogen-regulated gene expression are unaffected by methylseleninic acid in LNCaP prostate cancer cells. J. Nutr. Biochem. 18:746-752.

Abstract

Quiner TE, Lindsay Hs, Mason BA, Lephart ED, Christensen MJ. 2010. Basal diet composition determines effects of supplemental selenium. FASEB Journal. 24:916.11.

Presentations

Li X, Manwaring EB, Hopkins TJ, Worden JR, Schille CR, Eggett DL, Lawson JS, Christensen MJ. Multimechanistic combination enhances selenium’s antiproliferative effect in prostate cancer cells. Experimental Biology 2014. San Diego, CA. 2014 .

Cardon BR, Stallings MT, Brunson SE, Hart CM, Swiss MD, Hepworth SD, Christensen MJ, Hancock CR. Dietary isoflavones and supplemental selenium show interactive effects on blood-glucose homeostasis in male FVB mice. Experimental Biology. San Diego, CA. 2012 .

Stallings MT, Hardman JM, Hart CM, Christensen MJ, Hancock CR. Fiber-type skeletal muscle response to dietary selenium and isoflavone supplementation in male mice. Experimental Biology. San Diego, CA. 2012 .

Quiner TE, Lindsay HS, Lephart ED, Christensen MJ. Chemopreventive effects of dietary isoflavonces and selenium in TRAMP mice. 9th International Symposium on Selenium in Biology and Medicine. Kyoto, Japan. 2010 .

Christensen MJ. Diet and Cancer Prevention. BYU Cancer Research Center Summer Fellowship Program Workshop. BYU. 2010 .

Quiner TE, Lindsay HS, Mason BA, Lephart ED, Christensen MJ. Basal diet composition determines effects of supplemental selenium. Experimental Biology 2010. Anaheim, CA. 2010 .

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