Jeffrey B. Blumberg, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist
Antioxidants Research Laboratory
Phone: (617) 556-3334
Fax: (617) 556-3344




BPharm, Pharmacy (Washington State University)
BS, Psychology (Washington State University)
NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship, Biochemistry (University of Calgary)
Ph.D., Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University

Research Focus
The biochemical basis for the role of antioxidant nutrients and their dietary requirements in promoting health and preventing disease during the aging process via changes in status of oxidative stress, glucoregulation, and inflammation.

Academic Appointments
Professor, Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University
Professor, Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences

Selected Professional Affiliations
American Society for Nutrition
American College of Nutrition
American Aging Association
Board for the Certification of Nutrition Specialists
Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine

Board Certifications
Certified Nutrition Specialist – Scholar

Selected Publications
Blumberg JB, Frei B, Fulgoni VL, Weaver CM. Zeisel SH. Vitamin and mineral intake is inadequate for most Americans: What should we advise patients about supplements? J Fam Pract 2016:65:S1-8.

Chen C-YO, Amity A, Liu Y, Du P, Blumberg JB, Garlick J. Photoprotection by pistachio bioactives in a 3-dimensional human skin equivalent tissue model. Intl J Food Sci Nutr 2017; 68:712-8.

Chen Q, Chen C-YO, Martins IM, Hou H, Zhao X, Blumberg JB, Li B. Collagen peptides ameliorate intestinal epithelial barrier dysfunction in immunostimulatory Caco-2 cell monolayers via enhancing tight junctions. Food Funct 2017;8:1144-51.

Chen C-Y, Rasmussen H, Du P, Blumberg JB. Orange pomace improves postprandial glycemic responses: an acute randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, crossover trial in overweight men. Nutrients 2017;9:130;9(2).  pii: E130. doi: 10.3390/nu9020130.

Hwalla N, Salem Al Dhaheri A, Radwan H, Abdullah Alfawaz H, Fouda MA, Mohammed Al‐Daghri N, Zaghloul S, Blumberg JB. The prevalence of micronutrient deficiencies and inadequacies in the Middle East and approaches to interventions. Nutrients 2017;9(3). pii: E229. doi: 10.3390/nu9030229.

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