Lynne M. Ausman, PhD

Scientist I and Professor
Nutrition and Cancer Biology Laboratory
Phone: (617) 636-3712
Fax: (617) 636-3794



D.Sc., Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health

Research Focus
Dietary fat, cholesterol, fiber and coronary artery disease and colon cancer; nutritional primatology

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

Selected Professional Affiliations
1998-2001 Member, Research Committee, Institute of Food Technologists, Chicago, IL
1998-2001 Member, Committee on Animal Nutrition’s Subcommittee on Nonhuman Primate Nutrition of the National Research Council, Board on Agriculture, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C .

Select Publications
Ip BC, Hu KQ, Liu C, Smith D, Obin MS, Ausman LM, Wang X-D. Lycopene metabolite, apo-10’-lycopenoic acid, inhibits diethylnitrosamine-initiated, high fat diet-promoted hepatic inflammation and tumorigenesis in mice. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 6, 1304-1316, 2013.

Ip BC, Liu C, Ausman LM, von Lintig J and Wang X-D. Lycopene attenuated hepatic tumorigenesis via differential mechanisms depending on carotenoid cleavage enzyme in mice. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 7,1219-27. 2014.

Ip BC, Liu C, Ausman LM, Wang X-D. High refined carbohydrates diet induces comparable hepatic tumorigenesis in mice as high fat diet, potentially through activating PKR-like kinase. J Nutr. 2014 May;144(5):647-53.

Stice CP, Liu C, Aizawa1 K, Greenberg AS, Ausman LM, and Wang X-D. Dietary tomato powder inhibits alcohol-induced hepatic injury by suppressing cytochrome p4502E1 induction in rodent models. Arch Biochem Biophys 572:81-88, 2015.

Rafacho B, Stice CP, Liu C, Greenberg AS, Ausman LM and Wang X-D. Inhibition of diethylnitrosamine-initiated alcohol-promoted hepatic inflammation and precancerous lesions by flavonoid luteolin is associated with increased SIRT1 activity in mice. Hepatobiliary Surgery and Nutrition, 4, 124-134, 2015.

All Publications (Pub Med)