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Kwasi (James) Kumi-Diaka

Dr. J.K. Kumi-Diaka
  • Associate Professor
  • FAU Biological Sciences
  • 954 236-1135 (Davie)
  • Davie - DW, 442


  • Ph.D., A.B.University, 1981

Research Interests

  • Phytochemicals
  • Phyto-radiotherapeutics and carcinogenesis
  • Reproductive pathophysiology 
Research Description

Breast and prostate cancer carcinogenesis and phytotherapeutic/chemotherapeutic research

Recent Publications

  • Oseni Saheed**, Quiroz Elsa**, Kumi-Diaka James. Chemopreventive Effects of Magnesium Chloride Supplementation in Hormone Independent Prostate Cancer Cells. Journal of Functional Foods for Health and Diseases. 6(1): 1-15, 2016.
  • Kumi-Diaka J, S Oseni, R Branly. Therapeutic impact of vitamin C on the anticancer activities of Genistein isoflavone in radio sensitized LNCaP prostate cancer. J. Cancer Prevention and Current Research. JCPCR-15-RA-166 2015
  • Oseni S.O, J. Kumi-Diaka, R. Branly, J. Jebelli, J Warrick, H Goldsmith. Pyroelectrically Generated Very Low Dose Ionizing Radiation Enhances Chemopreventive and Chemo-therapeutic Effects of Genistein Isoflavone in Human Prostate Cancer Cells. J Cancer Prev Curr Res 1(2): 2014
  • Mazhar Sher, Saheed Oseni, Evan Clark, Dr. James Kumi-Diaka, and Dr. Mirjana Pavlovic. “Adaptive Role of Weak Magnetic Fields in modulating Metabolic Pathways in Spheroid forming Prostate Cancer Cells”. Co-presenter at World Stem Cell Summit & Regenerative Medicine Conference; held at West Palm Beach, Florida on December 6th – 9th, 2016.



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