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.
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. 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.