Steven J Schwartz, PhD
College of Food, Agricultural & Environmental Sciences
Food Science & Technology
Molecular Carcinogenesis and Chemoprevention
Prostatic Cancer, Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer
Steven Schwartz, PhD, is a member of the Molecular Carcinogenesis and Chemoprevention team at OSUCCC – James, where his research focuses on the health implications of food science, including metabolic profiling, significance of phytochemicals, bioactive components of food in cancer prevention and more.
He also studies chemistry of plant pigments and chemical alteration of food components.
One of his recent studies indicates that sterilized cooked Thai purple rice could be a source of protocatechuic acid in inhibiting malignant cell growth.
Dr. Schwartz has co-authored many articles in well-respected publications, including European Journal of Cancer Prevention, Cancer Prevention Research, Food Chemistry, and Molecular Nutrition & Food Research.