Steven J Schwartz, PhD

Steven Schwartz


College of Food, Agricultural & Environmental Sciences


Food Science & Technology

Academic Title


Research Program

Molecular Carcinogenesis and Chemoprevention

Research Interest

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.

Education and Background

Office Location

110 Parker Food Sci&Technology Bld

2015 Fyffe Court, Columbus, OH 43210




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