Dr. Jed W. Fahey is an assistant professor of medicine and of pharmacology and molecular sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He holds a joint appointment in international health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. His research focuses on phytochemistry and the nutrition-based prevention of chronic disease.
A recognized nutritional biochemist with expertise in plant physiology, human nutrition, phytochemistry and nutritional biochemistry, Dr. Fahey leads The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Chemoprotection Center.
His team is currently focused on the induction by phytochemicals of cytoprotective, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant responses in mammalian systems.
Dr. Fahey received his B.A. from Johns Hopkins. He earned an M.S. in plant physiology from the University of Maryland, College Park and an Sc.D. in human nutrition at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Fahey joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 1993.
Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Dr. Fahey spent 15 years in the biotechnology industry, where he held senior management positions in agricultural biotechnology research and process development.