BENJAMIN LAU, M.D. received his Ph.D. Degree in Immunology from the University of Kentucky, Lexington and his M.D. Degree from Loma Linda University, California. Currently, he is Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology at Loma Linda University School of Medicine where he has received 16 awards for his excellent teaching of medical students and was bestowed the Basic Science Educatorís Award, the highest honor given by the University for excellence in medical education. More recently, Dr. Lau received the institutionís Distinguished Service Award culminating over 2 decades of service. For his excellence in research, the University, as well as scientific societies, awarded him the Investigatorís Award for Scientific Research on several occasions.
In the area of research, Dr. Lau is internationally recognized for his Cancer Immunology Research using natural plants to modify the tumor outcome. More recently, his research has been focusing on anti-aging medicine with the use of phytochemicals (plant chemicals), antioxidants and other natural remedies to promote youghful aging. He and his associates have been actively involved in garlic research for more than 2 decades.
Dr. Lau maintains a medical practice in which health education and lifestyle medicine play an integral part of the treatment program. He has traveled extensively throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia conducting health seminars and classes. His research and health educational programs have been featured on many TV networks and radio stations. He has published over 200 scientific research papers and written articles and books for the general public, including 3 books on garlic.
Dr. Lau will speak on Garlic And Other Phytochemicals Against Cancer & Heart Disease.