Intermittent Fasting and Time-Restricted Eating: Implications for Biomarkers, Body Composition, and Cancer Outcomes

Event Type:
March 11, 2020
1-2:30 p.m. EDT

Event Series

Obesity and Cancer

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In this webinar, three experts presented research on intermittent fasting and time-restricted eating in human and animal models. The speakers described biological, psychosocial, and behavioral mechanisms associated with each time-based dietary approach as well as their impact on cancer outcomes. The webinar concluded with Q&A.

National Cancer Institute (NCI) staff also provided information about the recently published NCI provocative question #2 related to intermittent fasting:


Dr. Satchidananda Panda
Dr. Satchidananda Panda

Regulatory Biology Laboratory,
Salk Institute

Dr. Dorothy Sears
Dr. Dorothy Sears

Professor of Nutrition,
College of Health Solutions,
Arizona State University,

Adjunct Professor of Medicine and Family Medicine and Public Health
UC San Diego

Dr. Courtney Peterson
Dr. Courtney Peterson

Assistant Professor,
Department of Nutrition Sciences,
University of Alabama at Birmingham


Pat Boyd, Ph.D.

Cancer Research Training Award Fellow,
NCI Behavioral Research Program

Sydney O’Connor, Ph.D.

Cancer Prevention Fellow,
NCI Behavioral Research Program

Edward Sauter, M.D., Ph.D.

Program Director,
NCI Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Research Group

Last Updated
July 14, 2022