Jeffrey B. Blumberg, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist and Director
Antioxidants Research Laboratory
Phone: (617) 556-3333
Fax: (617) 556-3344



Ph.D., Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University

Research Focus
Dietary antioxidants and chronic disease prevention

Academic Appointments
Professor, Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University
Professor, Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Tufts University School of Medicine

Selected Professional Affiliations
Editorial Board member of Tufts University Health and Nutrition Letter; Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics; Journal of Environmental Pathology, Toxicology and Oncology; Journal of Medicinal Food; Nutrafoods; Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine; The Open Bioactive Compounds Journal; Nutrition and Aging; Nutrients; Antioxidants; Redox Biology

Board Certifications
Certified Nutrition Specialist – Scholar

Select Publications
Serra A, Bryant N, Motilva MJ, Blumberg JB, Chen C-YO. The fetal programming of dietary fructose and saturated fat on hepatic quercetin glucuronidation in rats. Nutrition. 2012; 28:1165-71.

Grassi D, Desideri G, Necozione S, Ruggieri F, Blumberg JB, Stornello M, Ferri C. Protective effects of flavanol-rich dark chocolate on endothelial function and wave reflection during actue hyperglycemia. Hypertension. 2012; 60:827-32.

Yoon G-A, Yeum K-J, Cho Y-S, Chen C-YO, Tang G, Blumberg JB, Russell RM, Russell RM, Yoon S, Lee-Kim YC. Carotenoids and total phenolic contents in plant foods commonly consumed in Korea. Nutr Res Pract. 2012;6:481-90.

Marklund M, McKeown NM, Blumberg JB, Chen C-YO. Hepatic biotransformation of alkylresorcinols is mediated via cytochrome P450 and β-oxidation: A proof of concept study. Food Chem. 2013;139:925-30.

Berryman CE, Grieger JA, West SG, Chen CYO, Blumberg JB, Rothblat GH, Sankaranarayanan S, Kris-Etherton PM. Effects of walnuts and walnut components on postprandial lipemia, endothelial function, oxidative stress, and cholesterol efflux in humans with mild hypercholesterolemia. J Nutr. 2013;143: 788-94.

All Publications  (PubMed)