“Purdue University in collaboration with the University of Alabama-Birmingham and investigators at Rutgers University, IU School of Medicine, and University of Illinois have received support from NIH to establish a Dietary Botanicals Supplements Center to study the effectiveness and mechanism of action of polyphenolic compounds purported to reduce the risk of cancer, osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease, cognitive function, and other age-related diseases.” Below are some publications discussing the research and findings regarding the aforementioned topics.


Manuscripts from 2008


Technologies and experimental approaches at the National Institutes of Health Botanical Research Centers, Stephen Barnes, Diane F. Birt, Barrie R. Cassileth, William T. Cefalu, Floyd H. Chilton, Norman R. Farnsworth, Ilya Raskin, Richard B. van Breemen, and Connie M. Weaver


No acute effects of grape juice on appetite, implicit memory and mood, Sara J. Hendrickson and Richard D. Mattes


UV-A-induced structural and functional changes in human lens deamidated αβ-crystallin, Kerri Mafia, Ratna Gupta, Marion Kirk, L. Wilson, O P. Srivastava, and Stephen Barnes


Botanicals for age-related diseases: from field to practice, Connie M. Weaver, Stephen Barnes, J Michael Wyss, Helen Kim, Dorothy M. Morré, D. James Morré, James E. Simon, Mary Ann Lila, Elsa M. Janle, and Mario G. Ferruzzi

Manuscripts from 2007


³H-tetracycline as a proxy for ⁴¹Ca for measuring dietary perturbations of bone resorption, Connie Weaver, Jennifer Cheong, George Jackson, David Elmore, George McCabe, and Berdine Martin