Chung-Yen (Oliver) Chen, Ph.D.

Scientist I and Assistant Professor, Nutrition Science and Policy
Antioxidants Research Laboratory
Phone: (617) 556-3128
Fax: (617) 556-3344



Ph.D., Nutrition and Exercise, Virginia Tech

Research Focus
molecular mechanisms of antioxidant action, health benefits of phytochemical-rich foods and beverages; polyphenol metabolism in the microbiome

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

Select Publications
Li S-C, Liu Y-H, Liu J-F, Chang W-H, Chen C-M, Chen C-YO. Almond consumption improved glycemic control and lipid profiles in patients with type II diabetes. Metabolism 2011;60:474-9.

Kamil A, Chen C-YO. Nuts for diabetes prevention and management. J Food Drug Analyl 2012;20:323-327.

Bolling BW, Chen Y-Y, Kamil AG, Chen C-YO. Assay dilution factors confound measures of total antioxidant capacity in polyphenol-rich juices. J Food Sci 2012;77:H69-75.

Liu J-F, Liu Y-H, Chen C-M, Chang W-H, Chen C-YO. The effect of almonds on inflammation and oxidative stress in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a randomized crossover controlled feeding trial. Eur J Nutr 2013; 52:927–935.

Evans JA, Garlick JA, Johnson EJ, Wang XD, Chen C-YO. A pilot study of the photoprotective effect of almond phytochemicals in a 3D human skin equivalent. J Photochem Photobiol B. Epub 2013 Jul 10.

All Publications (PubMed)