Ellen L. Bonnel, Ph.D.

Ellen Bonnel

Position Title
Human Study Coordinator, USDA ARS WHNRC


Dr. Bonnel is the Human Studies Manager at the USDA Western Human Nutrition Research Center (WHNRC). The mission of the WHNRC is to create and test food based interventions to improve the health of all Americans.

Selected Publications

Ono-Moore KD, Snodgrass RG, Huang S, Singh S, Freytag TL, Burnett DJ, Bonnel EL, Woodhouse LR, Zunino SJ, Peerson JM, Lee JY, Rutledge JC, Hwang DH. Postprandial Inflammatory Responses and Free Fatty Acids in Plasma of Adults Who Consumed a Moderately High-Fat Breakfast with and without Blueberry Powder in a Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial. J Nutr. 2016 Jul;146(7):1411-9. [PubMed

Zunino SJ, Storms DH, Freytag TL, Adkins YC, Bonnel EL, Woodhouse LR, Breksa AP 3rd, Manners GD, Mackey BE, Kelley DS. Dietary supplementation with purified citrus limonin glucoside does not alter ex vivo functions of circulating T lymphocytes or monocytes in overweight/obese human adults. Nutr Res. 2016 Jan;36(1):24-30. [PubMed]