|Director & Senior Scientist
Vascular Biology Laboratory
Jean Mayer USDA HNRCA at Tufts University
711 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111-1524
Phone: (617) 556-3126
Fax: (617) 556-3224
|Education||D.V.M., University of Tehran, Iran
Ph.D., Nutrition, Iowa State University
|Research Focus||Role of dietary antioxidants, lipids and oxidative stress on molecular mechanisms of immune/endothelial cells interaction in atherogenesis and angiogenesis|
|Academic Appointments||Professor, Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University|
|Selected Professional Affiliations||Editorial Board, Journal of Nutrition
Editorial Board, Free Radical in Biology & Medicine
For more information on Dr. Mohsen Meydani, please visit the USDA, Agricultural Research Service .*
*Links to a federal website (outside Tufts University's website)
Featured HNRCA Research Publications
Guo W, Wise M, Peterson D, Meydani M. Avenanthramides, a Polyphenols of Oats, Inhibit IL-1b-Induced NF-kB Activation in Endothelial Cells. Free Radic Biol & Med, 2008, 44: 415-429.
Negis Y, Meydani M, Zingg JM, Azzi A. Molecular mechanism of alpha-tocopheryl-phosphate transport across the cell membrane. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2007;359(2):348-53.
Freeman VL, Flanigan RC, Meydani M. Prostatic fatty acids and cancer recurrence after radical prostatectomy for early-stage prostate cancer.Cancer Causes Control. 2007;18(2):211-8.
Nie L, Wise M, Peterson D, Meydani M. Mechanism by which avenanthramide-c, a polyphenol of oats, blocks cell cycle
Wu D, Han SN, Meydani M, Meydani SN. Effect of concomitant consumption of fish oil and vitamin E on T cell mediated function in the elderly: a randomized double-blind trial. J Am Coll Nutr. 2006;25(4):300-6.
Other Recent Publications
Lai C-Q, Tucker KL, Parnell LD, Adiconis X, Garcia-Bailo B, Griffith J, Meydani M, Ordovas JM. PPARGCIA (PCC-1a) variation associated with DNA damage, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases: the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study. Diabetes, 2008; 57:809-816.
Kositsawat J, Flanigan RC, Meydani M, Choi Y-K, Freeman VL. The ratio of oleic-to-stearic acid in the prostate predicts biochemical failure after radical prostatectomy for localized prostate cancer. J. Urol. 2007; 178 (6): 2391-2396.
Nie L, Wise ML, Peterson DM, Meydani M. Avenanthramide, a polyphenol from oats, inhibits vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation and enhances nitric oxide production. Atherosclerosis. 2006;186(2):260-6.
Rodriguez SK, Guo W, Liu L, Band MA, Paulson EK, Meydani M.
Kim JD, Liu L, Guo W, Meydani M. Chemical structure of flavonols in relation to modulation of angiogenesis and immune-endothelial cell adhesion. J Nutr Biochem. 2006;17(3):165-76.
Meydani M. A Mediterranean-style diet and metabolic syndrome.
Wu D, Liu L, Meydani M, Meydani SN. Vitamin E increases production of vasodilator prostanoids in human aortic endothelial cells through opposing effects on cyclooxygenase-2 and phospholipase A2. J Nutr. 2005;135(8):1847-53.
Wu D, Han SN, Meydani M, Meydani SN. Effect of concomitant consumption of fish oil and vitamin E on production of inflammatory cytokines in healthy elderly humans. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2004; 1031:422-4.
Meydani M. Vitamin E modulation of cardiovascular disease. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2004;1031:271-9.
Tang F-Y, Nguyen N, Meydani M. Green tea catechins Inhibit VEGF-induced angiogenesis in vitro through suppression of VE-cadherin phosphorylation, and inactivation of Akt molecule. Int J Cancer, 2003; 106: 871-878.
To see more of Dr. Mohsen Meydani's publications, please visit PubMed and search for "Meydani M."