Elizabeth Johnson
Associate Professor, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin at Madison

Curriculum Vitae:
Contact Information
(617) 556-3204
(617) 556-3344
General Research: 

Carotenoids, eye health, cognition, skin health

Current Research: 

An assessment of the role of carotenoids in the reduction of the risk of atherosclerotic diseases; Bioavailability of Carotenoids; Distribution of Carotenoids in Human Brain Tissue: Relationships with Cognitive Bioavailability of Nutrients Contained in Softgel Capsules vs Tablets; Relationship between xanthophylls in primate brain and retina; Xanthophylls in Diet, Serum, Red Blood Cell Membranes, Buccal Mucosa Cells, and Macula; Relationships between serum vitamins A and E and carotenoids and cognitive measures and eurocognitive reserves in centenarians.

Professional Affiliations

Member, International Carotenoid Society; Member, American Society for Nutritional Sciences; Member, Macula and Nutrition Group; Member, Carotenoid Research Interactive Group (CARIG)