Dr. Blumberg is Professor in the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. His research is focused on the biochemical basis for the role of antioxidant nutrients and their dietary requirements in promoting health and preventing disease during the aging process via changes in the status of oxidative stress, glucoregulation, and inflammation. He has published more than 400 scientific articles and serves on the editorial boards of several scientific journals.
Dr. Blumberg was included in the Thomson Reuters’ top 1% of cited researchers in his field from 2002 to 2014. In 2016, he was the recipient of the ASN Mary Swartz Rose Senior Investigator Award for outstanding research on the safety and efficacy of bioactive compounds for human health. In 2018, he received the Outstanding Investigator Award from the ASN Vitamins and Minerals Research Interest Section. He also participates in activities relevant to the incorporation of sound nutrition science into public health policy and has served as a member of the US Surgeon General’s Workshop on Health Promotion and Aging, US Olympic Committee’s Sports Medicine Division, Joint FAO/WHO Consultation on Preparation and Use of Food-Based Dietary Guidelines, and FDA Food Advisory Committee, among other committees.
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