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Simin Meydani, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Simin Meydani, D.V.M., Ph.D., is Chief of the Immunology Laboratory and Senior Scientist at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University. In addition, she is also a professor of nutrition at Tufts School of Nutrition and Immunology at the Sackler Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Her specific area of research examines changes that occur in the immune system in response to aging and various nutrients.

Dr. Meydani has co-authored several influential studies that have appeared in key medical journals including the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, the American Journal of Physiology, and the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Dr. Meydani earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Tehran, Iran. She received a doctorate in nutrition from Iowa State University.