Klimis-Zacas studies how diet influences cardiovascular health and the development and treatment of chronic diseases. Specifically, her research unravels how these conditions respond to antioxidant bioactive compounds that are found in berries native to Maine. Her recent work focuses on the development and testing of a biomedical prototype composed of wild blueberry bioactives on chronic wounds. Visit Klimis-Zacas’ biography to learn more.
Klimis-Zacas’ work is supported by:
- School of Food and Agriculture at the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry and Agriculture
- Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station
Experiment Station contributions
- Current project: Nutrient Bioavailability–Phytonutrients and Beyond. Hatch Multistate project number ME031910.