Cranberry Health Research Center

A crate of freshly-picked Early Black fruitThe UMass Cranberry Health Research Center is a collaborative established through a 2011 Science and Technology Initiative grant from the UMass President's Office. The Center Directors are established cranberry health researchers Dr. Catherine Neto and Dr. Maolin Guo of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UMass Dartmouth.

The Cranberry Health Research Center encompasses researchers from all five UMass campuses, other academic institutions, hospitals and private laboratories throughout the U.S. and Canada. The Center's collaborations combine the strengths of academia, medical institutions and industry to provide solid scientific evidence for cranberry's role in health and nutrition.  


Cranberries in the News:

WPI-UMassD collaboration examines cranberry compounds that reduce bacterial adhesion

Cranberry reduces colon inflammation and tumors in mice

Finnish study shows cranberry may provide urinary tract benefits for children

Mayo Clinic study: new findings for cranberry and cardiovascular health

Read about CHRC in Chemical and Engineering News