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Christian Abnet

Abnet explores the nutritional causes of cancer as an investigator with the National Cancer Institute, where he’s investigating whether factors such as diet and poor oral health raise the risk of developing esophageal and gastric cancer. Much of his work focuses on high-risk populations, particularly people in developing countries. He has collaborated with epidemiologists, clinicians, statisticians and lab scientists in China, Iran, Kenya, Ireland, Brazil and the United States, among other places.