Earl H Harrison, PhD

Earl Harrison


College of Education & Human Ecology


Human Sciences

Academic Title

Dean's Distinguised Professor

Research Program

Molecular Carcinogenesis and Chemoprevention

Research Interest

Vitamin A Deficiency, Atherosclerosis, Liver Neoplasms, Experimental

Dr. Harrison’s laboratory studies the basic mechanisms involved in the intestinal absorption, transport, and metabolism of dietary vitamin A and carotenoids using cell culture, animal models, and investigations in human subjects. He is particularly interested in defining the proteins involved in the uptake and metabolism of dietary carotenoids in the intestine.

Education and Background

Office Location

314 Campbell Hall

1787 Neil Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210



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