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Stephen Barnes, PhD

Stephen Barnes, PhD
Distinguished Professor
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Director, UAB Center for Nutrient-Gene Interaction
Associate Director, Purdue-UAB Botanicals Centers for Age-Related Disease
Director, Targeted Metabolomics and Proteomics Laboratory (TMPL)
Senior Scientist, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
452 McCallum Bldg.
1918 University Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35294
Tel: (205) 934-7117
Fax: (205) 934-6944


B.Sc. - University of Surrey, UK; Ph.D. - University of London, UK; postdoctoral training - Department of Chemical Pathology, St. Thomas' Hospital, London, UK and Royal Free Hospital Academic Department of Medicine, London, UK


American Society for Mass Spectrometry 1994-present; American Society of Nutrition 2008; 1995-2006 Ad-hoc reviewer for NCI, NIH/ODS and NIDDK; 1997 Co-Chair, International Symposium on Phytoestrogen and research methods; 1999 Chairman, NIH/ODS Botanicals Center Study Section; 2001 Co-Chair, 4th Int’l Soy Symposium; 2003 Lifetime service award, 5thInt’l Soy Symposium; 2004 Organizing Committee, AICR International Research Conference on Food, Nutrition, and Cancer; Chair, AACR/WROTC Proteomics in Drug Discovery, 2005; Organizing Committee, Int’l Nutrigenomics Symposium, Auckland, New Zealand, 2006; Steering Committee, Oxidative Post-translational Modifications Symposium, Boston, 2006, 2008; Member, National Advisory Council, NCCAM, 2007-2010; Keynote speaker, 2007 FASEB meeting, non-antioxidant mechanisms for the action of flavonoids; Keynote speaker, Natural Health Products Research Society of Canada and the Canadian Herb, Spice and Natural Health Products Coalition, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, 2007; Invited speaker, Biochemical Society Symposium on Bioanalysis in Oxidative Stress, Exeter, UK, 2008; Invited speaker, Translational Medicine in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Diseases, Denver, CO, 2008; Invited speaker, American Institute for Cancer Research, Washington, 2008; Invited speaker, Society for Free Radical Biology & Medicine, Indianapolis, 2008; Organizing committee NCI Translational Science Meeting, Washington, DC, 2008; Blue Ribbon Panel on NCCAM Intramural Research Program, 2009; Plenary speaker, Soy Research Workshop, 2009; Member, NIH Council of Councils, 2009-2012; Invited speaker, 3rd Int’l Polyphenols Symposium, Harrogate, UK, 2009; NCCAM Think-Tank on the Future of Botanicals Research, 2010; Chair, Herbals and conventional drugs session, Consortium for the Globalization of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong, China, 2010; Steering Committee and invited speaker, Utian Symposium on Translational Science, Menopause Society, 2010; Invited Speaker, Stars in Nutrition and Cancer, NCI, 2010; Invited speaker, Equol Session, 9Th International Soy Symposium, Washington, DC, 2010; invited speaker, PhenRIG meeting, FASEB, Washington, DC, 2011; Invited speaker, Office of Dietary Supplements in the NIH Division of Disease Prevention, 2011; panelist, NIH Human Proteome Workshop, 2011; Invited speaker, International Conference on Natural Bioactives for Health and Disease, London, Ontario, 2012; Fellow American Society of Nutrition, 2012.

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