Dr. Peter Wesley Jurutka, PhD head shot

Contact Info

Building
AHSC
Room Number
425
Professor
DCC
College of Medicine Phx Basic Medical Sciences

Brief Bio

Lab Website

Education

  • PhD: The University of Arizona.

Publications

For a complete listing of Dr. Jurutka's publications, search PubMed.

Research Interests

Cancer, nutraceuticals, healthy aging

Research Summary

The Jurutka laboratory applies molecular medicine approaches to elucidate fundamental questions in human health and disease, including: 1. mechanistic effects of "nutraceuticals" on anti-aging gene expression and chemoprevention, 2. elucidation of genetic "fingerprints" for diagnosis/treatment of irritable bowel syndrome, 3. rexinoid drug design/discovery to develop pharmaceuticals for treatment of cancer and Alzheimer’s disease and 4. neurobiology of vitamin D action in autism and depression.