One of the primary mechanisms by which sulforaphane and other isothiocyanates exert their many beneficial effects on the body is through activation of nuclear erythroid-2-p45-related factor-2, or Nrf2, the master regulator of cellular defenses that protect against oxidative stress due … Read More
Posts Categorized: Profiles in Chemoprotection
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 … 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
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 humans. … Read More