Researcher Profile

Peter J. Gillies, PhD, FAHA

Director, New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health
Professor of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

NJ Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health
63 Dudley Road, Room 122
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Phone: (848) 932-3500

Assistant: Judy Hecht
(848) 932-3647


Research Program Alignment

Membership Type: Full

Research Interests

  • Molecular nutrition (pharmacology & nutritional genomics) 2. Cardio-inflammatory disease (atherosclerosis, hyperlipidemia, metabolic syndrome) 3. Lipid and lipoprotein metabolism 4. Toxicology (biochemical) Current research centers on the nutritional pharmacology of omega-3 fatty acids with a specific focus on differences between EPA and DHA.

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