Very sad news: This past Sunday, a pioneer in the field of chemoprevention (protection against chronic disease) passed away on March 10th, at the age of 95. Paul Talalay, M.D. was the founding director of the Cullman Chemoprotection Center. He
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Moringa and the Cullman Chemoprotection Center’s Dr. Jed Fahey are featured in this video from ATTN: https://www.facebook.com/attn/
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Our latest Newsletter is now out. Among the news, updates, and research you’ll read about:
- Our latest autism research
- How we’re using two generous grants to help the Cullman Center grow
- An exciting new article from our friend Dr. Rhonda
Our recent review paper on autism biomarkers was recently selected for open access, thus entitling anyone in the world to read it without special (and costly) journal subscriptions. Access here if you’re interested.
Rodent models of a variety of conditions are widely used in biological research and are invaluable proxies for studying fatal or otherwise devastating diseases of humans that one would not study in an interventional manner (e.g. testing various early phase
Reducingmay improve the health of overweight people by reducing inflammation and thus reducing the multitude of side-effects that go along with that inflammation. Incorporating broccoli sprouts or supplements rich in their biologically active phytochemicals into a regular
Long time Center member Dr. Dinkova-Kostova participated in research described in a very exciting paper in Nature that she co-authored along with a large team of colleagues from Harvard (US), Trinity College (Ireland), the Universities of Dundee, Cambridge, and Glascow
Cullman Chemoprotection Center members Drs. Dinkova-Kostova and Dayalan Naidu participated in a fascinating study recently published in the journal Brain, showing that increasing the body’s antioxidant defenses was protective against epilepsy in an animal model. They tested this
Sulforaphane, was isolated by us from broccoli and broccoli sprouts many years ago. It was developed by us and many others around the world as a chemoprotective phytochemical — a compound from plants that is not required for life (like
Our Center participated in a study with results just published in Molecular Neuropsychiatry. This small pilot study was led by colleagues in The Schizophrenia Center, along with the Departments of Psychiatry and Radiology at the Johns Hopkins School
Many people have heard about Locks of Love, the nonprofit organization that provides hairpieces to children who have long-term medical hair loss. There is also a program that provides free real hair wigs to women who experience hair loss during
We partnered with psychiatry and autism experts at the University of California, San Francisco, and industry experts, to treat children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). They were
The Cullman Chemoprotection Center at Johns Hopkins University, in a long-term partnership with an international team led from Mexico (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico and the International Moringa Germplasm Collection), has collaborated to publish a pair of studies in the
Much has happened since we last posted an update:
At least 4 new papers were published by members of the CCC:
- Dr. Dinkova-Kostova was a co-author of a very exciting paper in Nature that describes a Krebs cycle derivative that
Our new paper has just been posted in the journal Global Advances in Health and Medicine.
Dr. Fahey recently talked about the edible tropical tree Moringa on SmartDrugSmarts, with host Jesse Lawler and Lisa Curtis. In this 38 minute podcast Fahey discussed research on Moringa at the Chemoprotection Center, including their plans to evaluate it
We have been pleasantly surprised to see a series of very understandable, and well documented videos appear recently. They are unsolicited, and we have no connection to the narrator or his organization, nor were we interviewed for them. They do
Over the years many people have asked what we mean when we call sulforaphane an “indirect antioxidant”. We have just posted a FAQ entry that we hope helps to answer that question. Here is our answer:
Q: You and others
Today’s Baltimore Sun has a feature on the recent diabetes study in which broccoli sprout extract had a significant effect on symptoms, especially in dysregulated, obese subjects. The online version also has a video interview with Dr. Fahey.
Type 2 diabetes is becoming increasingly common worldwide, and not all patients can be successfully treated with the existing drugs. We have just co-authored a publication with a leading Swedish research team at the University of Gothenburg and Lund University.
We welcome Dr. Sharadha Dayalan Naidu, who recently received her PhD from the University of Dundee in Scotland.
Sharadha arrived in Baltimore in late March to assume her position in what we anticipate will be an ongoing relationship with
The Johns Hopkins Health Review has just published an opinion piece by Dr. Fahey in which he examines “super-foods”.
We are obsessed with so-called superfoods . . . but do they really live up to the hype?
We have a new paper that was just published in the journal Molecular Nutrition and Food Research. In it we discuss the fact that sulforaphane (SF) from broccoli sprouts must be stabilized for use in nutritional supplements. We present
Be sure to check out the book entitled The Metabolic Dance by Teresa L. Johnson and Norman G. Hord. Teresa Johnson is a talented and accomplished dietitian, writer, and science communicator with a new website. She happens to be
Jed Fahey, Sc.D. on Isothiocyanates, the Nrf2 Pathway, Moringa & Sulforaphane Supplementation
Released Jan 06, 2017
In response to the many questions we’ve received as follow-up to Dr. Fahey’s interview with Rhonda Patrick (FoundMyFitness.com), we have added a page with FAQs to this website, that we hope will answer some of the more commonly
This 48 minute video entitled “Sulforaphane and Its Effects on Cancer, Mortality, Aging, Brain and Behavior, Heart Disease & More” presents a comprehensive summary of
The Chemoprotection Center was featured in an article about Moringa, in the Johns Hopkins Magazine (The Hub). Their work on Moringa and the concept of “superfoods” are discussed. Dr. Fahey is quoted as saying, “Those who could benefit most
Long-time Chemoprotection Center member Kristina Wade has set up a fund-raiser for her daughter’s field hockey team. The team from Chesapeake High School in Pasadena, Maryland is seeking to raise funds for breast cancer research (all proceeds from their “