Richard Bruno is a professor of human nutrition, director of the master’s of human nutrition graduate program and director of the Bionutrition Core Laboratory. He is a nutritional biochemist and registered dietitian with expertise in the areas of phytochemical metabolism and function in relation to oxidative distress responses that provoke cardiometabolic risk in humans. He is a Professor of Human Nutrition and serves as the Director of the Bionutrition Core Laboratory.
His research interest are in the bioavailability of antioxidants and phytochemicals; anti-inflammatory mechanisms of green tea, vitamin E, and functional foods acting along the gut-liver axis to improve cardiometabolic health including obesity, metabolic syndrome, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis fatty liver disease and vascular endothelial function.
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