|Senior Scientist and Director
Nutrition and Neurocognition Laboratory
Jean Mayer USDA HNRCA at Tufts University
711 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111-1524
Phone: (617) 636-3701
Fax: (617) 636-3794
|Education||M.D., Harvard Medical School|
|Research Focus||Nutrition and aging; folate nutriture; relationship between homocysteine, B vitamin nutriture, vascular disease and cognitive decline|
Jean Mayer University Professor,
Professor of Nutrition, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
|Selected Professional Affiliations||Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences
Editor, Nutrition in Clinical Care
|Board Certification||Internal Medicine
For more information on Dr. Irwin Rosenberg, please visit the USDA, Agricultural Research Service .*
*Links to a federal website (outside Tufts University's website)
Featured HNRCA Research Publications
Mason JB, Dickstein A, Jacques PF, Haggarty P, Selhub J, Dallal G, Rosenberg IH. A temporal association between folic acid fortification and an increase in colorectal cancer rates may be illuminating important biological principles: a hypothesis. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2007;16(7):1325-9.
Raman G, Tatsioni A, Chung M, Rosenberg IH, Lau J, Lichtenstein AH, Balk EM. Heterogeneity and lack of good quality studies limit association between folate, vitamins B-6 and B-12, and cognitive function. J Nutr. 2007;137(7):1789-94.
Buell JS, Arsenault LN, Scott TM, Qiao Qiu W, Rosenberg IH, Folstein MF, Tucker KL. Multivitamin use and B vitamin status in a homebound elderly population. J Nutr Health Aging. 2007; 11(4):299-303.
Rosenberg IH. Further evidence that food fortification improves micronutrient status. Br J Nutr. 2007; 97(6):1051-2.
Balk EM, Raman G, Tatsioni A, Chung M, Lau J, Rosenberg IH.
Other Recent Publications
Rosenberg IH. Challenges and opportunities in the translation of the science of vitamins. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007; 85(1):325S-7S.
Morris MS, Jacques PF, Rosenberg IH, Selhub J. Folate and vitamin B-12 status in relation to anemia, macrocytosis, and cognitive impairment in older Americans in the age of folic acid fortification. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;85(1):193-200.
D'Anci KE, Constant F, Rosenberg IH. Hydration and cognitive function in children. Nutr Rev. 2006;64(10 Pt 1):457-64.
Rosenberg IH, Mulrow CD. Trials that matter: should we routinely measure homocysteine levels and "treat" mild hyperhomocysteinemia? Ann Intern Med. 2006;145(3):226-7.
Troen AM, Fraser D, Abdeen Z, Rosenberg IH. Child Nutrition Initiative in Israel and Palestine: Status of food security, micronutrient malnutrition, and behavioral change and communication programs. Food Nutr Bull. 2006;27(2):180-5.
Crivello NA, Rosenberg IH, Dallal GE, Bielinski D, Joseph JA. Age-related changes in neutral sphingomyelin-specific phospholipase C activity in striatum, hippocampus, and frontal cortex: implication for sensitivity to stress and inflammation. Neurochem Int. 2005; 47(8):573-9.
Rosenberg IH. Science-based micronutrient fortification: which nutrients, how much, and how to know? Am J Clin Nutr. 2005; 82(2):279-80.
Rosenberg IH. Interdepartmental Committee on Nutrition for National Defense surveys in Asia and Africa. J Nutr. 2005; 135(5):1272-5.
D'Anci KE, Rosenberg IH. Folate and brain function in the elderly. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2004; 7(6):659-64.
Tucker KL, Olson B, Bakun P, Dallal GE, Selhub J, Rosenberg IH. Breakfast cereal fortified with folic acid, vitamin B-6, and vitamin B-12 increases vitamin concentrations and reduces homocysteine concentrations: a randomized trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2004;79(5):805-11.
To see more of Dr. Irwin H. Rosenberg's publications, please visit PubMed and search for "Rosenberg IH."