Simin Nikbin Meydani, D.V.M., Ph.D., Laboratory Director
HNRCA Center Director, Senior Scientist and Professor, Nutrition and Immunology
Research focus: age- and nutrient-induced changes in immune and inflammatory response, their underlying mechanisms and clinical implications
Dayong Wu, M.D., Ph.D. Scientist I and Associate Professor, Nutrition
Research focus: effects of dietary lipids, antioxidant nutrients, and other food components on immune and inflammatory responses; eicosanoid metabolism and immune function; molecular mechanisms of age-related changes in immune cells
Angelo Azzi, M.D., Ph.D.
Research focus: the molecular function of tocopherols and carotenoids
Junaidah Bajrai Barnett, Ph.D.
Research focus: effects of nutrients, dietary and other factors on infectious and chronic diseases
David Hamer, M.D.
Adjunct Professor of Nutrition
Research focus: nutritional relationships of infectious disease
Basil Fine, M.D.
Research focus: infectious diseases in the elderly
Sarbattama Sen, M.D.
Research focus: maternal obesity and offspring immune dysregulation
Zhihong Ren, Ph.D.
Research focus: effect of age and nutrients on food-borne pathogens
Junpeng Wang, Ph.D.
Research focus: nurtitional modulation of T cell function and autoimmune disorders.
Lixin Na, M.S.,Visiting Scholar
Yanmei Xu, M.S.,Visiting Scholar
Lijun Li, B.S.,Research Assistant
Naglaa El-Abbadi, B.S., Research Assistant
Maria Carlota Dao-Saldivia, B.S., M.S., Graduate Research Assistant
Mitra Rozati, M.S., Graduate Student, University of Mass, Lowell, Ph.D. candidate
Stephanie Marco, M.A., N.H. Cert., Administrative Coordinator
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