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J. K. Kumi-Diaka

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

Education

  • 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

  • Kumi-Diaka, J., Oseni, S.* and Branly, R. (2015). Therapeutic impact of vitamin C on the anticancer activities of genistein isoflavone in radio sensitized LNCaP prostate cancer. J Cancer Prev Curr ResJCPCR-15-RA-166.
  • Oseni, S.O, Kumi-Diaka, J., Branly, R., *Jebelli, J Warrick, J.* and Goldsmith, H. (2014). 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 Res1(2):2014.
  • Chakraborty, S.,* Sandoval-Bernal, B.,* and Kumi-Diaka, J. (2013). Therapeutic efficacy of genistein-topotecan combination compared to vitamin D3-topotecan combination in LNCaP prostate cancer cells. Cell Bio 2:97-104 http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/cellbio.2013.23011 (http://www.scirp.org/journal/cellbio).
  • Horman, V., Dhandayuthapani, S., Kumi-Diaka, J. and Rathinavelu, A. (2013). Activation of the intrinsic pathway in LNCaP prostate cancer cells by genistein-topotecan combination treatment. Functional Foods in Health and Disease 3(3).

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