Applied Health Science
University of Arkansas, Ph.D. in Food Science, 1989
University of Arkansas, M.S. in Food Science, 1984
Purdue University, B.S. in Horticulture, 1982
Fellow, Division of Agricultural and Food Chemistry of the American Chemical Society, 2019
John W. White, University of Arkansas, DBCFLS Outstanding Research Team Award, 2007
John W. White, University of Arkansas, DBCFLS Outstanding Research Team Award, 2005
IFT, Fruit and Vegetable Products Division, Member of the Year Award, 2005
Chair, Nutrition Subdivision of the Agricultural and Food Chemistry Division of ACS, 2017-2018
Chair, Functional Foods and Natural Products Subdivision of the Agricultural and Food Chemistry Division of ACS, 201302014
Chair, Poster Session, Berry Health Benefits Symposium, 2009-present
Chair, Fruit and Vegetables Products Division, IFT, 2003-2004
- Berry bioactives
- Natural products chemistry
- Oxidative stress and inflammation
Prior, R.L., Hoang, H., Gu, L., Wu, X., Bacchiocca, M., Howard, L., Hampsch-Woodill, M., Huang, D, Ou, B. and Jacob, R. 2003. Assays for hydrophilic and lipophilic antioxidant capacity [oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORACFL)] of plasma and other biological and food samples. J. Agric. Food Chem. 51:3273-3279.
Cho, M.J., Howard, L.R., Prior, R.L. and Clark, J.R. 2004. Flavonoid glycosides and antioxidant capacity of various blackberry, blueberry, and red grape genotypes determined by high-performance liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry. J. Sci. Food Agric. 84:1771-1782.
Howard, L.R., Prior, R.L., Liyanage, R. and Lay, J.O. 2012. Processing and storage effect on berry polyphenols: Challenges and implications on bioactive properties. J. Agric. Food Chem. 60:6678-6693.
Kaume, L., Howard, L.R. and Devareddy, L. 2012. The blackberry fruit: A review on its composition and chemistry, metabolism and bioavailability, and health benefits. J. Agric. Food Chem. 60:5716-5727.
Baum, J.L., Howard, L.R., Prior, R.L. and Lee, S.O. 2016. Effect of Aronia melanocarpa (Black Chokeberry) on the development of obesity in mice fed a high fat diet. J. Berry Res. 6:203-212.
Kalt, W, Cassidy, A, Howard, L.R, Krikorian, R, Stull, A.J, Tremblay, F, Zamora-Ros, R. 2019. Recent research on the health benefits of blueberries and their anthocyanins. Adv Nutr 11:224-236.
Moore, K., Howard, L., .Brownmiller, C., Gu, I., Lee, S.O., Mauromoustakos, A.2019. Inhibitory effects of cranberry polyphenol and volatile extracts on nitric oxide production in LPS activated RAW 264.7 macrophages. Food and Function 10:7091-7102.
Lavefve, L., Howard, L.R., Carbonero, F. 2020. Berry polyphenols metabolism and impact on human gut microbiota and health. Food and Function. 11:45-65.
Lavefve, L., Brownmiller, C., Howard, L., Reeves, D., Adams, S.H., Chen, J.R., Diaz, E.C. and Mauromoustakos, A. 2020. Changes in polyphenolics during storage of products prepared with freeze-dried wild blueberry powder. Foods 9:466, doi:10.3390/foods9040466.
Gu, I., Brownmiller, C., Stebbins, N.B., Mauromoustakos, A., Howard, L. and Lee, S.O. 2020. Berry phenolic and volatile extracts inhibit pro-inflammatory cytokine secretion in LPS-stimulated RAW264.7 cells through suppression of NF-κB signaling pathway. Antioxidants 9, 871;doi:10.3390/antiox9090871.
Felgus-Lavefve, L., Howard, L., Adams, S.H. and Baum, J. The effects of blueberry phytochemicals on cell models of inflammation and oxidative stress. Adv. Nutr. https://doi.org/10.1093/advances/nmab137