Ph.D., 1975, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
M.S., 1973, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
B.S., 1968, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Nutritional and physiological biochemistry of humans and animals; nutrition and cancer; biological effects of carotenoids and vitamin A; soy protein and lipid metabolism; weight loss and control. Use of ultrasound techniques to detect tissue alterations due to cancer, atherosclerosis or non-alcohol liver disease.
Dietary factors that reduce the risk of prostate cancer, bioavailability of carotenoids, biological effects of carotenoid metabolites, influence of lutein and vitamin E on brain function, use of ultrasound techniques to detect prostate cancer progression and tissue alterations due to atherosclerosis or non-alcohol liver disease.
Zuniga, K.E., S.K. Clinton and J.W. Erdman Jr. 2013. The interactions of dietary tomato powder and soy germ on prostate carcinogenesis in the TRAMP model. Cancer Prevention Research. 6:548-577.
Moran, N.E., S.K. Clinton & J.W. Erdman Jr. 2013. Differential bioavailability, clearance, and tissue distribution of acyclic tomato carotenoids, lycopene and phytoene in the Mongolian gerbils. J. Nutrition. 143: 1920-6.
Moran, N.E, R.B. Rogers, C-H. Lu, L.E. Conlon, M.A. Lila, S.K. Clinton and J.W. Erdman Jr. (2013) Biosynthesis of highly enriched 13-C-lycopene for human metabolic studies using repeated batch cell culturing with 13-C glucose. Food Chem. (in press)
Smith, B.W., J.L. King, R.T. Miller, J.P. Blue Jr., S. Sarwate, W.D. OBrien Jr. and J.W. Erdman Jr. (2013) Optimization of a low magnesium, cholesterol-containing diet for the development of atherosclerosis in rabbits. J. Food Research 2: 168-178.
Ford, N.A, A.C. Elsen, A. and J.W. Erdman Jr. 2013. Genetic ablation of carotenoid oxygenases and consumption of lycopene and tomato powder diets modulates carotenoid and lipid metabolism in female mice. Nutrition Res. 33(9):733-742.
Gaine, P.C., D.A. Balentine, J.T. Dwyer, J.W. Erdman Jr., J.M. Harnly & C.L. Kwik-Uribe. 2013. Are dietary bioactives ready for recommended intakes. Advances in Nutrition 4:539-41.
Ford, N.A. and J.W. Erdman Jr. (2012) Are lycopene metabolites metabolically active? Acta Biochimica Polanica 59:1-4.
Zuniga, K. and J.W. Erdman Jr. (2012) Tomato, broccoli and soy and reduced prostate cancer risk: Whole foods or their bioactive components? J. Food Drug Analysis 20:280-2.
Zuniga, K.E. and J.W. Erdman Jr. (2011) The combination of consumption of soy germ and tomato powder results in altered carotenoid and isoflavone bioavailability in rats. J. Ag. Food Chem. 59:5335-41.
Ford, N.A., S.K. Clinton, J. von Lintig, A. Wyss and J.W. Erdman Jr. (2010) Loss of carotenoid 9,10-monooxygenase expression increases serum and tissue lycopene concentrations in lycopene-fed mice. J. Nutrition 140:2134-38.
Lindshield, B.L., N.A. Ford, K. Canene-Adams, A.M. Diamond, M.A. Wallig and J.W. Erdman, Jr. (2010) Selenium, but not lycopene or vitamin E, decreases growth of transplantable Dunning R3327-H rat prostate tumors. PLoS One 5(4):e10423.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0010423.