Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Connie Jo Rogers, PhD

Connie Jo Rogers, PhD

Associate Professor, Nutritional Sciences
Scientific Program:Cancer Control

Research Interests

  • Neoplasms
  • Obesity
  • T-Lymphocytes
  • Therapeutics
  • Vaccines
  • Immunity
  • Natural Killer Cells
  • Chitosan
  • Diet
  • Cytokines
  • Young Adult
  • Carcinogenesis

Recent Publications


Cantorna, MT-A, Rogers, CJ & Arora, J 2019, 'Aligning the Paradoxical Role of Vitamin D in Gastrointestinal Immunity', Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 30, no. 7, pp. 459-466.
Turbitt, WJ, Xu, Y, Sosnoski, DM, Collins, SD, Meng, H, Mastro, AM & Rogers, CJ 2019, 'Physical activity plus energy restriction prevents 4T1.2 mammary tumor progression, MDSC accumulation, and an immunosuppressive tumor microenvironment', Cancer Prevention Research, vol. 12, no. 8, pp. 493-505.








Turbitt, WJ, Black, AJ, Collins, SD, Meng, H, Xu, H, Washington, S, Aliaga, C, El-Bayoumy, K, Manni, A & Rogers, CJ 2015, 'Fish Oil Enhances T Cell Function and Tumor Infiltration and Is Correlated with a Cancer Prevention Effect in HER-2/neu but Not PyMT Transgenic Mice', Nutrition and cancer, vol. 67, no. 6, pp. 965-975.
Meng, H, Lee, Y, Ba, Z, Fleming, JA, Furumoto, EJ, Roberts, RF, Kris-Etherton, PM & Rogers, CJ 2015, 'In vitro production of IL-6 and IFN-γ is influenced by dietary variables and predicts upper respiratory tract infection incidence and severity respectively in young adults' Frontiers in immunology, vol. 6, no. MAR, 00094.

Clinical Trials Search

Children (age < 18 years)
Adults (age >= 18 years)