Emilio’s research involves investigating the anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory effects of carotenoids, primarily provitamin A. Projects have included the utilization of carotenoid treatment on lung cancer induced oxidative stress and gastrointestinal cancer induced inflammation.
Lead Advisor: Dr. Abdulkerim Eroglu
- Carotenoids in orange carrots mitigate non-alcoholic fatty liver disease progression , FRONTIERS IN NUTRITION (2022)
- The Role of beta-Carotene in Colonic Inflammation and Intestinal Barrier Integrity , FRONTIERS IN NUTRITION (2021)
- Nutrient modulation of DNA repair in lung cancer , FASEB JOURNAL (2020)