Carrie Waterman, Ph.D.

Carrie Waterman

Position Title
Assistant Researcher

  • Ph.D. Pharmacognosy, University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, PA
Research Interests

Dr. Waterman's interests are to expand and improve moringa's use, production, and processing worldwide. She is also pursuing moringa for additional therapeutics applications, including cancer, HIV and IBD, as a nematocide and biofertilizer in agricultural uses, and in livestock feed for improved animal nutrition and milk production.

Selected Publications

Waterman C, Patel Z, Kim S, Rivera A, Pontiggia L, Grace MH, Smith R. 2015. Anthelmintic Activity of Punicalagin from Anogeissus leiocarpus. Universal Journal of Plant Science, 4, 67. [Article]

Tumer TB, Rojas-Silva P, Poulev A, Raskin I, Waterman C. Direct and Indirect Antioxidant Activity of Polyphenol and Isothiocyanate-Enriched Fractions from Moringa oleifera. J Agric Food Chem. 2015 Feb 11;63(5):1505-13. [PubMed]

Waterman C, Rojas-Silva P, Tumer TB, Kuhn P, Richard AJ, Wicks S, Stephens JM, Wang Z, Mynatt R, Cefalu W, Raskin I. Isothiocyanates from Moringa oleifera reduce weight gain, insulin resistance and hepatic gluconeogenesis in mice. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2015 Jun;59(6):1013-24. [PubMed]

Cheng DM, Raskin I, Waterman C, Tumer TB. 2014. Moringa Leaf Phytochemicals for Skin Benefits. Cosmetics & Toiletries.

Waterman C, Calcul L, Beau J, Ma WS, Lebar MD, von Salm JL, Harter C, Mutka T, Morton LC, Maignan P, Barisic B, von Olphen A, Kyle DE, Vrijmoed L, Pang K, Pearce C, Baker B. Miniaturized cultivation of microbiota for antimalarial drug discovery. Med Res Rev. 2016 Jan;36(1):144-68. [PubMed]

Waterman C, Cheng DM, Rojas-Silva P, Poulev A, Dreifus J, Lila MA, Raskin, I. Stable, water extractable isothiocyanates from Moringa oleifera leaves mediate inflammation in vitro. Phytochemistry. 2014 Jul;103:114-22. [PubMed]

Cheng DM, Pogrebnyak N, Poulev A, Waterman C, Rojas-Silva P, Johnson W, Raskin I. Polyphenol-Rich Rutgers Scarlet Lettuce Improves Glucose Metabolism & Liver Lipid Accumulation in Diet Induced Obese C57BL/6 Mice. Nutrition. 2014 Jul-Aug;30(7-8 Suppl):S52. [PubMed]

Waterman C, Calcul L, Mutka, T, Kyle, DE, Baker B. 2014. A potent antimalarial trichothecene from hyphomycete species. Tetrahedron Letters, 55,3989.

Calcul L, Waterman C, Ma WS. Lebar, M, Harter C, Mutka T, Morton L, Maignan P, Van Olphen A, Kyle DE, Vrijmoed L, Pang K, Pearce C, Baker B. Screening mangrove endophytic fungi for antimalarial natural products. Mar Drugs. 2013 Dec 12;11(12):5036-50. [PubMed]

Waterman C, Smith, RA, Pontiggia L, DerMarderosian A. Anthelmintic screening of Sub-Saharan African plants used in traditional medicine. J Ethnopharmacol. 2010 Feb 17;127(3):755-9. [PubMed]

Smith, R. A., Pontiggia, L., Waterman, C., Lichtenwalner, M. 2010. Introducing experimental design by evaluating efficacy of herbal remedies (Do herbal remedies really work?). Journal of Biological Education, 44, 175.

Tabarez, C., Waterman, C., Rapp, A.L., Moyna, P., Moyna G. 2009. Synthesis of novel indenoquinolines & indenopyridazines via photoisomerization of benzotropolone derivatives. Tetrahedron Letters, 50, 7128.

Smith R, Pontiggia L, Waterman C, Lichtenwalner M, Wasserman J. Comparison of motility, recovery, & methyl-thiazolyl-tetrazolium reduction assays for use in screening plants for anthelmintic activity. Parasitol Res. 2009 Oct;105(5):1339-43. [PubMed]