Complete List of Peer-Reviewed published scientific work in NIH MyBibliography:



Peterson CT, Perez Santiago J, Iablokov SN, Rodionov DA, Peterson SN. Personalized Response of Parkinson’s Disease Gut Microbiota to Nootropic Medicinal Herbs In Vitro: A Proof of Concept. Microorganisms 2023, 11(8), 1979;


Peterson CT, Perez Santiago J, Iablokov SN, Rodionov DA, Peterson SN.  Alteration of Community Metabolism by Prebiotics and Medicinal Herbs. Microorganisms 2023, 11(4), 868;


Horiuchi S, Flusberg Y, Peterson CT, Mills PJ, Chopra D, Kogan M. Current Approaches to Yoga in U.S. Medical Schools: Scoping Review of the Literature. J Integr Complement Med. 2022 Jun;28(6):463-473. doi: 10.1089/jicm.2021.0183. Epub 2022 May 17. Review. PubMed PMID: 35580136.


Peterson CT, Perez Santiago J, Iablokov SN, Chopra D, Rodionov DA, Peterson SN. Short-Chain Fatty Acids Modulate Healthy Gut Microbiota Composition and Functional PotentialCurr Microbiol. 2022 Mar 14;79(5):128. doi: 10.1007/s00284-022-02825-5. PubMed PMID: 35287182; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8921067.


Peterson CT, Ziegler MG, Mills PJ.  Catecholamines and Catecholamine Receptors in Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine. Handbook of Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine (2022). Springer Nature.  ISBN:  978-0-387-85960-6


Castle RD, Williams MA, Bushell WC, Rindfleisch JA, Peterson CT, Marzolf J, Brouwer K, Mills PJ. Implications for Systemic Approaches to COVID-19: Effect Sizes of Remdesivir, Tocilizumab, Melatonin, Vitamin D3, and Meditation. J Inflamm Res. 2021;14:4859-4876. doi: 10.2147/JIR.S323356. eCollection 2021. PubMed PMID: 34588793; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8473718.


Peterson CT, Iablokov SN, Uchitel S, Chopra D, Perez-Santiago J, Rodionov DA, Peterson SN. Community Metabolic Interactions, Vitamin Production and Prebiotic Potential of Medicinal Herbs Used for Immunomodulation. Front Genet. 2021;12:584197. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2021.584197. eCollection 2021. PubMed PMID: 33613632; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7886795.


Peterson CT, Rodionov DA, Osterman AL, Peterson SN. B Vitamins and Their Role in Immune Regulation and Cancer. Nutrients. 2020 Nov 4;12(11). doi: 10.3390/nu12113380. Review. PubMed PMID: 33158037; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7693142.


Peterson CT, Pourang A, Dhaliwal S, Kohn JN, Uchitel S, Singh H, Mills PJ, Peterson SN, Sivamani RK. Modulatory Effects of Triphala and Manjistha Dietary Supplementation on Human Gut Microbiota: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Pilot Study. J Altern Complement Med. 2020 Nov;26(11):1015-1024. doi: 10.1089/acm.2020.0148. Epub 2020 Sep 18. PubMed PMID: 32955913.


Pratap A, Steinhubl S, Neto EC, Wegerich SW, Peterson CT, Weiss L, Patel S, Chopra D, Mills PJ. Changes in Continuous, Long-Term Heart Rate Variability and Individualized Physiological Responses to Wellness and Vacation Interventions Using a Wearable Sensor. Front Cardiovasc Med. 2020;7:120. doi: 10.3389/fcvm.2020.00120. eCollection 2020. PubMed PMID: 32850982; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7411743.


Peterson CT. Dysfunction of the Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis in Neurodegenerative Disease: The Promise of Therapeutic Modulation With Prebiotics, Medicinal Herbs, Probiotics, and Synbiotics. J Evid Based Integr Med. 2020 Jan-Dec;25:2515690X20957225. doi: 10.1177/2515690X20957225. Review. PubMed PMID: 33092396; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7586271.


Mukherjee PK, Peterson CT, Chopra D, Denniston K, Petrone C et al. Triphala (three fruits): Monograph and Therapeutic Compendium. American Herbal Pharmacopoeia. Monograph available at: December 13, 2020.


Mills PJ, Peterson CT, Wilson KL, Pung MA, Patel S, Weiss L, Kshirsagar SG, Tanzi RE, Chopra D. Relationships among classifications of ayurvedic medicine diagnostics for imbalances and western measures of psychological states: An exploratory study. J Ayurveda Integr Med. 2019 Jul – Sep;10(3):198-202. doi: 10.1016/j.jaim.2018.02.001. Epub 2018 Oct 29. PubMed PMID: 30385015; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6822152.


Peterson CT, Rodionov DA, Iablokov SN, Pung MA, Chopra D, Mills PJ, Peterson SN. Prebiotic Potential of Culinary Spices Used to Support Digestion and Bioabsorption. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2019;2019:8973704. doi: 10.1155/2019/8973704. eCollection 2019. PubMed PMID: 31281405; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6590564.


Patel S, Klagholz S, Peterson CT, Weiss L, Chopra D, Mills PJ. Psychosocial Effects of a Holistic Ayurvedic Approach to Well-being in Health and Wellness Courses. Glob Adv Health Med. 2019;8:2164956119843814. doi: 10.1177/2164956119843814. eCollection 2019. PubMed PMID: 31069162; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6492358.


Peterson CT, Sharma V, Iablokov SN, Albayrak L, Khanipov K, Uchitel S, Chopra D, Mills PJ, Fofanov Y, Rodionov DA, Peterson SN. 16S rRNA gene profiling and genome reconstruction reveal community metabolic interactions and prebiotic potential of medicinal herbs used in neurodegenerative disease and as nootropics. PLoS One. 2019;14(3):e0213869. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0213869. eCollection 2019. PubMed PMID: 30889210; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6424447.


Peterson CT, Sharma V, Uchitel S, Denniston K, Chopra D, Mills PJ, Peterson SN. Prebiotic Potential of Herbal Medicines Used in Digestive Health and Disease. J Altern Complement Med. 2018 Jul;24(7):656-665. doi: 10.1089/acm.2017.0422. Epub 2018 Mar 22. PubMed PMID: 29565634; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6065514.


Mills PJ, Peterson CT, Pung MA, Patel S, Weiss L, Wilson KL, Doraiswamy PM, Martin JA, Tanzi RE, Chopra D. Change in Sense of Nondual Awareness and Spiritual Awakening in Response to a Multidimensional Well-Being Program. J Altern Complement Med. 2018 Apr;24(4):343-351. doi: 10.1089/acm.2017.0160. Epub 2017 Dec 7. PubMed PMID: 29216441.


Peterson CT, Vaughn AR, Sharma V, Chopra D, Mills PJ, Peterson SN, Sivamani RK. Effects of Turmeric and Curcumin Dietary Supplementation on Human Gut Microbiota: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Pilot Study. J Evid Based Integr Med. 2018 Jan-Dec;23:2515690X18790725. doi: 10.1177/2515690X18790725. PubMed PMID: 30088420; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6083746.


Jiménez JA, Peterson CT, Mills PJ. Neuroimmune Mechanisms of Depression in Adults with Heart Failure. Methods Mol Biol. 2018;1781:145-169. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7828-1_9. PubMed PMID: 29705847.


Mills PJ, Patel S, Barsotti T, Peterson CT, Chopra D. Advancing Research on Traditional Whole Systems Medicine Approaches. J Evid Based Complementary Altern Med. 2017 Oct;22(4):527-530. doi: 10.1177/2156587217745408. Epub 2017 Dec 17. PubMed PMID: 29250966; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5871320.


Househam AM, Peterson CT, Mills PJ, Chopra D. The Effects of Stress and Meditation on the Immune System, Human Microbiota, and Epigenetics. Adv Mind Body Med. 2017 Fall;31(4):10-25. Review. PubMed PMID: 29306937.


Peterson CT, Bauer SM, Chopra D, Mills PJ, Maturi RK. Effects of Shambhavi Mahamudra Kriya, a Multicomponent Breath-Based Yogic Practice ( Pranayama), on Perceived Stress and General Well-Being. J Evid Based Complementary Altern Med. 2017 Oct;22(4):788-797. doi: 10.1177/2156587217730934. Epub 2017 Sep 22. PubMed PMID: 29228793; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5871312.


Peterson CT, Denniston K, Chopra D. Therapeutic Uses of Triphala in Ayurvedic Medicine. J Altern Complement Med. 2017 Aug;23(8):607-614. doi: 10.1089/acm.2017.0083. Epub 2017 Jul 11. Review. PubMed PMID: 28696777; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5567597.


Cahn BR, Goodman MS, Peterson CT, Maturi R, Mills PJ. Yoga, Meditation and Mind-Body Health: Increased BDNF, Cortisol Awakening Response, and Altered Inflammatory Marker Expression after a 3-Month Yoga and Meditation Retreat. Front Hum Neurosci. 2017;11:315. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00315. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID: 28694775; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5483482.


Peterson CT, Lucas J, John-Williams LS, Thompson JW, Moseley MA, Patel S, Peterson SN, Porter V, Schadt EE, Mills PJ, Tanzi RE, Doraiswamy PM, Chopra D. Identification of Altered Metabolomic Profiles Following a Panchakarma-based Ayurvedic Intervention in Healthy Subjects: The Self-Directed Biological Transformation Initiative (SBTI). Sci Rep. 2016 Sep 9;6:32609. doi: 10.1038/srep32609. PubMed PMID: 27611967; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5017211.


Mills PJ, Wilson KL, Pung MA, Weiss L, Patel S, Doraiswamy PM, Peterson CT, Porter V, Schadt E, Chopra D, Tanzi RE. The Self-Directed Biological Transformation Initiative and Well-Being. J Altern Complement Med. 2016 Aug;22(8):627-34. doi: 10.1089/acm.2016.0002. Epub 2016 Jun 28. PubMed PMID: 27351443.


Mills PJ, Peterson CT. Multiplexing and Beyond in Biobehavioral Research. Psychosom Med. 2016 Jul-Aug;78(6):642-5. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000329. PubMed PMID: 27057818; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6594161.


Peterson CT, Sharma V, Elmén L, Peterson SN. Immune homeostasis, dysbiosis and therapeutic modulation of the gut microbiota. Clin Exp Immunol. 2015 Mar;179(3):363-77. doi: 10.1111/cei.12474. Review. PubMed PMID: 25345825; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4337670.


Deatherage Kaiser BL, Li J, Sanford JA, Kim YM, Kronewitter SR, Jones MB, Peterson CT, Peterson SN, Frank BC, Purvine SO, Brown JN, Metz TO, Smith RD, Heffron F, Adkins JN. A Multi-Omic View of Host-Pathogen-Commensal Interplay in Salmonella-Mediated Intestinal Infection. PLoS One. 2013;8(6):e67155. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0067155. Print 2013. PubMed PMID: 23840608; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3694140.


Peterson CT. The Structure and Function of the Murine Gut Microbiome in Sub-Therapeutic Antibiotic Induced Obesity. ProQuest Electronic Dissertation. 2014 April.


Brandstätter A, Peterson CT, Irwin JA, Mpoke S, Koech DK, Parson W, Parsons TJ. Mitochondrial DNA control region sequences from Nairobi (Kenya): inferring phylogenetic parameters for the establishment of a forensic database. Int J Legal Med. 2004 Oct;118(5):294-306. doi: 10.1007/s00414-004-0466-z. PubMed PMID: 15248073.


Coble MD, Just RS, O’Callaghan JE, Letmanyi IH, Peterson CT, Irwin JA, Parsons TJ. Single nucleotide polymorphisms over the entire mtDNA genome that increase the power of forensic testing in Caucasians. Int J Legal Med. 2004 Jun;118(3):137-46. doi: 10.1007/s00414-004-0427-6. Epub 2004 Feb 4. PubMed PMID: 14760490.