Albena Dinkova-Kostova, PhD
Before Albena Dinkova-Kostova, Ph.D. trained to become a scientist, she trained as a seamstress.
She was 16 years old and living in Ruse, a large cosmopolitan city located on the south bank of the Danube River in northeastern … Read More
A team of researchers from the Cullman Chemoprotection Center at Johns Hopkins University and the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México led by Dr. Jed Fahey has developed a convenient and household-friendly method of extracting the beneficial compounds present in moringa, … Read More
Air pollution contains many toxic substances. One of these substances, benzene, is known to cause cancer in humans. A new study led by the Cullman Chemoprotection Center’s scientific partner, Dr. Tom Kensler, found that sulforaphane provided in a broccoli … Read More
A team of scientists led by Dr. Jed Fahey of the Cullman Chemoprotection Center investigated whether stomach acidity influences the activity of myrosinase, a type of enzyme. Myrosinase plays a role in the production of sulforaphane, a beneficial … Read More
Thomas Wells Kensler, PhD
In a makeshift greenhouse comprised of steel growing racks, plastic tarps, and a portable electric space heater, …colleagues Jed Fahey and Tom Kensler grew broccoli sprouts for a clinical trial to gauge sulforaphane bioavailability in … Read More