Martha Verghese, Ph.D.
Professor and Interim Chair
Functional Food Product Development
Ph.D in Food Science (2000), Alabama A&M University
M.S. in Nutrition (1997), Alabama A&M University
M.S. in Food Science and Nutrition (1992), Bombay University, India
B.S. in Food Science and Nutrition (1990), Bombay University, India
Verghese, M., D.R. Rao, C.B. Chawan, L.L. Williams and L. Shackelford. Dietary Inulin suppresses AOM –induced preneoplastic aberrant crypt foci and colon tumors at the promotional stage in Fisher 344 rats. Journal of Nutrition 2002 132: 2804-2808.
Verghese, M., D.R. Rao, C.B. Chawan, and L. Shackelford. Dietary Inulin suppresses AOM –induced preneoplastic aberrant crypt foci in mature Fisher 344 rats. Journal of Nutrition 2002 132: 2809-2813.
Verghese, M., L. Shackelford, L. T Walker, C. B. Chawan, J. Khatiwada and J. Van Loo. Non-digestible carbohydrates of different chain lengths inhibit azoymethane-induced aberrant crypt foci in fisher 344 rats. Nutrition Research, Volume 25, Issue 9, September 2005, Pages 859-868
J. Boateng, Verghese, M, L.T. Walker, L. Shackelford, J. Khatiwada, C. B. Chawan and S. Ogutu. Red palm oil can effectively suppress the formation of Azoxymethane (AOM) Induced Aberrant Crypt Foci (ACF) formation in Fisher 344 male rats. Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 44, Issue 10, October 2006, Pages 1667-1673
Chemopreventive Potential of Synergy1 and Soybean in Reducing Azoxymethane-Induced Aberrant Crypt Foci in Fisher 344 Male Rats, V.P. Gourineni, M. Verghese, J. Boateng, L. Shackelford and K. Bhatt, Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism, Article ID 983038, 8 pages, 2011.
Nuts and Seeds in health and disease prevention, Flaxseeds (Linum usitatissimum) fatty acids”, M. Verghese, J. Boateng and L.T. Walker, Elsevier Inc
Nutrigenomics, M. Verghese and J. Boateng, CRC Press, 2011
Lycopene and colon carcinogenesis. M. Verghese, J. Boateng, L. Shackelford and L.T. Walker. Lycopene: Nutritional, Medicinal and therapeutic properties. Science Publishers ( March 2008)
Lycopene and cardiovascular diseases. M. Verghese, R. Sunkara, L. Shackelford and L.T. Walker Lycopene: Nutritional, Medicinal and therapeutic properties. Science Publishers (March 2008)
M. Verghese, D.R. Rao, L. Shackelford, C.B. Chawan, and Jan Van Loo. Long chain inulin suppresses AOM-induced ACF in colon of retired male fisher 344 rats. American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), FASEB press (2002).
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