Director, Jean Mayer USDA HNRCA at Tufts University
|Education||D.V.M., University of Tehran, Iran
Ph.D., Nutrition, Iowa State University
|Research Focus||Age- and nutrition-induced changes in immune related diseases and their underlying mechanisms|
|Academic Appointments||Professor, Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University
Professor, Immunology, Tufts University Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences
|Selected Professional Affiliations||American Aging Association, Board Member
American College of Nutrition, Chair, Council on Immunology, Hematology, and Oncology
Wang J, Pae M, Meydani SN, Wu D. Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate Inhibits Expression of Receptors for T Cell Regulatory Cytokines and Their Downstream Signaling in Mouse CD4+ T Cells. J Nutr. 2012 Mar;142(3):566-71.
Meydani SN, Beck MA. The relationship of host nutritional status to immune function. Mol Aspects Med. 2012 Feb;33(1):1.
Molano A, Meydani SN. Vitamin E, signalosomes and gene expression in T cells. Mol Aspects Med. 2012 Feb;33(1):55-62.
Wu D, Wang J, Pae M, Meydani SN.Green tea EGCG, T cells, and T cell-mediated autoimmune diseases. Mol Aspects Med. 2012 Feb;33(1):107-18.
Wang J, Ren Z, Xu Y, Xiao S, Meydani SN, Wu D. Epigallocatechin-3-gallate ameliorates experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis by altering balance among CD4+ T-cell subsets. Am J Pathol. 2012 Jan;180(1):221-34.
Pae M, Ren Z, Meydani M, Shang F, Smith D, Meydani SN, Wu D. Dietary supplementation with high dose of epigallocatechin-3-gallate promotes inflammatory response in mice. J Nutr Biochem. 2011 Jun 16. [Epub ahead of print]
Vergidis P, Hamer DH, Meydani SN, Dallal GE, Barlam TF. Patterns of antimicrobial use for respiratory tract infections in older residents of long-term care facilities. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Jun;59(6):1093-8.
Delgado-Lista J, Garcia-Rios A, Perez-Martinez P, Solivera J, Yubero-Serrano EM, Fuentes F, Parnell LD, Shen J, Gomez P, Jimenez-Gomez Y, Gomez-Luna MJ, Marin C, Belisle SE, Rodriguez-Cantalejo F, Meydani SN, Ordovas JM, Perez-Jimenez F, Lopez-Miranda J. Interleukin 1B variant -1473G/C (rs1143623) influences triglyceride and interleukin 6 metabolism. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 May;96(5):E816-20.
Sempertegui F, Estrella B, Tucker KL, Hamer DH, Narvaez X, Sempertegui M, Griffiths JK, Noel SE, Dallal GE, Selhub J, Meydani SN. Metabolic syndrome in the elderly living in marginal peri-urban communities in Quito, Ecuador. Public Health Nutr. 2011 May;14(5):758-67.
Han SN, Pang E, Zingg J-M,Meydani S, Azzi A. Differential effects of natural and synthetic vitamin E on gene transcription in murine T lymphocytes. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 2010; 495: 49-55.
Ren Z, Gay R, Thomas A, Pae M, Wu D, Logsdon L, Mecsas J, Meydani SN. Effect of age on susceptibility to Salmonella typhimurium infection in C57BL/6 mice. J. Med. Microbiol. 2009, 58: 1559-67.
Ahmed T, Das SK, Golden JK, Saltzman E, Roberts SB, Meydani SN.Calorie restriction enhances T-cell-mediated response in adult overweight men and women. J Geront. 2009, doi:10.1093/gerona/glp101
Belisle SE. Leka LS, Lista JD, Jacques PF, Ordovas JM, Meydani SN. Polymorphisms at cytokine genes may determine the effect of vitamin E on cytokine production in the elderly. doi: 10.3945/jn.109.112268. . J Nutr. 2009, 139: 1855-1860.
Wu D, Guo Z, Ren Z, Guo W, Meydani SN. Green tea EGCG suppresses T cell proliferation through impairment of IL-2/IL-2 receptor signaling. FRBM, 2009, 47: 636-643 .
Marko MG, Pang HJ, Ren Z, Azzi A, Huber BT, Bunnell SC, Meydani SN. Vitamin E reverses impaired linker for activation of T cells activation in T cells from aged C57BL/6 mice. J. Nutr., 2009, 139: 1192-97