CRN Announces Scientific Investigator Awards

April 22, 2011

Two scientists have been recognized for their research in bioactive compounds for human health.

Two scientists have been recognized for their research in bioactive compounds for human health and were awarded the Mary Swartz Rose Young Investigator Award and Mary Swartz Rose Senior Investigator Award at the recent American Society for Nutrition’s Scientific Sessions and Annual Meeting, according to the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN; Washington, DC).

Xiang-Dong Wang, PhD, of Tufts University received the senior award for his work with carotenoids/retinoids and their connection to carcinogenesis.

Mario Ferruzzi, PhD, of Purdue University, received the young award for his research on understanding the food matrix and food processing relating to phytochemical stability, bioavailability, and metabolism.

Awards were made possible by a grant from CRN.