Researcher Profile

Peter J. Gillies, PhD, FAHA

Associate II Member, Cancer Metabolism and Growth Program

Member since 2011

Academic Appointment

Professor of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


Director, New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health


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.

Selected Publications

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