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Senior Scientist and Director
Nutrition and Vision Research Laboratory
Phone: (617) 556-3156
Fax: (617) 556-3132

Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, Rutgers University

Research Focus
The role of the ubiquitin pathway in the regulation of cell proliferation, differentiation and protein quality in the lens and retina.

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

Selected Professional Affiliations
• Senior Fullbright Fellow
• Guggenheim Fellow
• Denham Harmon Award for Excellence in Aging Research
• Osborn and Mendel Award for Excellence in Nutrition Research

Current Research Projects
• Kamada Ltd: New Biomarkers for Dietary Glycemia and Diabetes
• NIH/NEI: Ubiquitin function in eye lens
• NIFA: Optimizing dietary carbohydrates to diminish inflammation and age-related eye disease

All Publications