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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Scientists:

 

 

 Lindsay H. Allen, Ph.D., R.D., WHNRC Director

-          vitamin B12 absorption & deficiency, community & international nutrition

 

Sean H. Adams, Ph.D., Research Leader

-          fat tissue physiology & pathophysiology, lipid metabolism

 

Liping Huang, M.D., Ph.D.

-       zinc transporters, zinc & cancer

 

Nancy L. Keim, Ph.D., R.D.

-       energetics, food intake behavior, exercise physiology & metabolism

 

Kevin D. Laugero, Ph.D.

-       dietary behavior, stress biology, community nutrition

 

John W. Newman, Ph.D.

-       lipid metabolism, biomarker discovery, metabolomics technologies

 

 Marta D. Van Loan, Ph.D.

-       bone metabolism, calcium nutrition, body composition

 

Charles Stephensen , Ph.D. 

-       roles of vitamins A and D in immune function

 

 Betty Jane Burri , Ph.D.

-       physiological roles of beta-cryptoxanthin, lycopoene, and beta carotene

 

 Wayne Chris Hawkes , Ph.D.

-       roles of selenium and selenoproteins in cancer prevention

 

 Dan Hwang , Ph.D.

-       dietary modulation of inflammation and chronic diseases mediated by pattern recognition receptors of the innate immune system

 

 Darshan Kelley , Ph.D.

      -       regulation of immune and inflammatory responses by dietary fatty acids 

 

      Susan Zunino , Ph.D.

-       how dietary antioxidant phytochemicals regulate growth and function of normal and abnormal immune cells and regulate inflammation

 

 

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