Klimis-Zacas Named Fulbright Specialist for Blueberry Research

Dorothy Klimis-Zacas, UMaine professor of food science and human nutrition, has been awarded a Senior Fulbright Specialist grant in agriculture, which will enable her to continue her research on the health benefits of wild blueberries at the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at the University of Milan in Italy. In 2007 she received a Senior Fulbright Specialist grant to research and teach at the University of Milan, where she has been conducting human trials on the effects of wild blueberries on inflammation and endothelial function as related to cardiovascular disease.

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