PlantBasedResearch Team is an arm of The Plantrician Project and serves  public needs for education and information. Our goal is to provide tools and information to give people better access to research information on plant-based nutrition, to connect the public and the academic communities, and to inspire greater interest in studying plant-based nutrition.


Founder - Micaela Karlsen
Micaela is a doctoral fellow in Nutritional Epidemiology at the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. Micaela holds an MSPH in Human Nutrition from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a BA in Psychology from Cornell University. She formerly served as Executive Director of the T. Colin Campbell Foundation, now named the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies, and is a contributor to the NYT bestseller Forks Over Knives: The Plant-Based Way to Health. She is the author of A Plant-Based Life, a how-to guide for successful transitions to healthier plant-based eating. For more information, visit

To contact us, please email plantbasedresearch [at] gmail.