Martha Morris, Ph.D.

Scientist II
Nutritional Epidemiology Program
Phone: (617) 556-3302
Fax: (617) 556-3344



Ph.D., Epidemiology / Biostatistics, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Research Focus
B Determinants and consequences of low B-vitamin status; benefits and risks associated with food folic acid fortification; nutritional strategies for preventing cognitive decline, age-related eye disease, and sarcopenia

Select Publications
Morris MS, Jacques PF, Rosenberg IH, Selhub J. Circulating unmetabolized folic acid and 5-methyltetrahydrofolate in relation to anemia, macrocytosis, and cognitive test performance in American seniors. Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Jun;91(6):1733-44. Epub 2010 Mar 31. Erratum in: Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Oct;92(4):1002.

Morris MS, Sakakeeny L, Jacques PF, Picciano MF, Selhub J. Vitamin B-6 intake is inversely related to, and the requirement is affected by, inflammation status. J Nutr. 2010 Jan;140(1):103-10.

Selhub J, Morris MS, Jacques PF, Rosenberg IH. Folate-vitamin B-12 interaction in relation to cognitive impairment, anemia, and biochemical indicators of vitamin B-12 deficiency. Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Feb;89(2):702S-6S. Epub 2009 Jan 13. Erratum in: Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Jun;89(6):1951.

All Publications (Pub Med)