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The following articles have been published or accepted and soon to be published by Nutritional Science faculty:

Mallory Boylan, PhD, RD, LD

Clement, L. Boylan, M., Miller, V., Driskell, J., Giraud, D., and Subih, H. 2012. Vitamin B-6 vitamer levels in plasma and related symptoms in hemodialysis subjects taking low- and high-dose renal multivitamin supplements. Int. J. Vitam. Nutr. Res. 82:130-136.

Tami, S., Reed, D., Boylan. M., and Zvonkovic. 2012. Assessment of the effect of acculturation on dietary and physical activity behaviors of Arab mothers in Lubbock, Texas. Ethicity and Disease. 22:192-197.

Reed, D., Pohlmeier, A., and Boylan, M. 2012. Using focus groups to develop a nutritional labeling program within university food service. Family & Consumer Sciences Research Journal. 40:431-443.

Dinh, T., Thompson, L., Galyean, M., Brooks, C., Patterson, K. and Boylan, M. 2012. Determination of Total Cholesterol in Meat and Poultry by Gas Chromatography: Single-Laboratory Validation. J. AOAC Intern. 95:472-488.

Ahuja, S., Shankar, S., and Boylan, M. 2011. Curcumin’s therapeutic properties in disease prevention. AgroFOOD Industry hi-tech.22:26-28.

Ahuja, S., Boylan, M., Roman-Shriver, C., Spallholz, J., Pence, B., and Sawyer, B. 2011. Glucose and insulin levels are increased in obese and overweight mothers’ breast-milk. Food and Nutr. Sci. 2:201-206.

Dinh, T., Thompson, L., Galyean, M., Brooks, C., Patterson, K. and Boylan, M.. 2011. Cholesterol content and methods for cholesterol determination in meat and poultry. Compr. Rev. Food Sci. Food Safety. 10:269-289.

Gong, G., Hargrave, K.A., Hobson, V., Spallholz, S., Boylan, M., Lefforge, D., and  O’Bryant, S.E. 2011. Low-Level groundwater arsenic exposure impacts cognition: A project FRONTIER study. Journal of Environmental Health. 8:861-874.

Hart, S., Jackson, S., and Boylan, M. 2011. Compromised weight gain, milk intake, and feeding behavior in breastfed newborns of depressive mothers. J. Ped. Psych. 36:942-950.


Jamie Cooper, PhD 

Research Lab: Human Nutrition Lab

H. Chang, E. Simonsick, L. Ferrucci, and J.A. Cooper. Determining validity of the body adiposity index in an elderly population. Journal of Gerontology: Biological Sciences. 2013; In Press.

J.A. Cooper, T.M. Manini, C.M. Paton, Y. Yamada, J.E. Everhart, S. Cummings, D.C. Mackey, A.B. Newman, N.W. Glynn, F. Tylavsky, T. Harris, and D.A. Schoeller. Longitudinal change in energy expenditure and effects on energy requirements in the elderly. Nutrition Journal. 2013; 12(1): 73.

A. Kozimor, H. Chang, and J.A. Cooper. Effects of dietary fatty acid composition on postprandial satiety. Appetite. 2013; 69: 39-45.

N. Gilinsky, K.R. Hawkins, T.N. Tokar, and J.A. Cooper. Variables Associated with Half-Ironman Triathlon Performance. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 2013; In Press.

C.M. Paton, M.P. Rogowski, A.Kozimor, J.L. Stevenson, H. Chang., and J.A. Cooper. Lipocalin-2 increases fat oxidation in vitro and is correlated with energy expenditure in normal weight but not obese women. Obesity. 2013; In Press.

J.L. Stevenson, M.A. Stoner, Z. Goktas, and J.A. Cooper. Effects of the Holiday Season on Changes in Body Weight and Health Parameters. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2013; In Press.

J.L. Stevenson, H. Song, and J.A. Cooper. Age and Sex Differences Pertaining to Modes of Locomotion in Triathlon. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2013; 45(5): 976-984.


Naima Moustaid-Moussa, Ph.D.

Research Lab: Nutrigenomics, Inflammation and Obesity Research Lab (NIOR)

* denotes graduate students

*Kalupahana, N.S. Moustaid-Moussa, N., Kim, J.H., Voy, B.H., Bassett, D. and Lightfoot, T.J. The Regulation of Physical Activity by Genetic Mechanisms: Is There a Drive to be Active? Invited book chapter for the Encycl. of Sports Medicine - "Genetic and Molecular Aspects of Sport Performance". Eds. Bouchard/ Hoffman. 2010

Cho, K.W., Lee, O.H., Banz, W.J., Moustaid-Moussa, N., Shay, N., Kim, Y.C. Daidzein and the daidzein metabolite, equol, enhance adipocyte differentiation and PPARgamma transcriptional activity. J. Nutr. Biochem. Sep;21(9):841-7, 2010

*Kalupahana, N.S., Claycombe, K.J., Newman, S.J., Stewart, T., Siriwardhana, N., Matthan, N., Lichtenstein, A.H., Moustaid-Moussa, N. Eicosapentaenoic Acid Prevents and Reverses Insulin Resistance in High-Fat Diet-Induced Obese Mice via Modulation of Adipose Tissue Inflammation. J. Nutr. 140: 1915–1922, 2010

*Kalupahana, N., Voy, BH., Saxton, A. and Moustaid-Moussa, N. Differential effects of macronutrient composition and energy restriction on energy balance and adipose tissue gene expression. Obesity. Feb;19(2):245-54. Epub 2010 Sep 16. 2011

*Kalupahana, N.S., and Moustaid-Moussa, N. Overview of “Systems Genetics in Nutrition and Obesity Research” Symposium. J Nutr; 141(3):512-514; 2011. Epub 2011 Jan 26; 2011

Benoit, R., Papin, J., Vacher, P., Raoux, M., Mulot, A., Dubois, M., Kerr-Conte, Voy, B., Pattou, F., Charpentier, G., Jonas, J.C.,  Moustaid-Moussa, N. and Lang, J. ADCY 8 is central to GLP-1 signaling in pancreatic β-cells. Diabetologia. Feb;54(2):390-402; 2011

Hsueh, H.W., Zhou, Z., Whelan, J., Allen, K.D., Moustaid-Moussa, N., Kim, J., and Claycombe, K.J. Stearidonic and Eicosapentaenoic Acids Inhibit Interleukin-6 (IL-6) Expression in Mouse Adipose Stem Cells via Toll-like Receptor-2 (TLR2) Mediated Pathway. J Nutr. Jul;141(7):1260-1266; 2011.

Kalupahana, N.S., Claycombe, K. and Moustaid-Moussa, N. (n-3) Fatty acids alleviate adipose tissue inflammation and insulin resistance: mechanistic insights. Adv. Nutr. Jul vol. 2: 304-316, 2011 (http://advances.nutrition.org/content/2/4/304.full.pdf)

*Kalupahana, N.S., Quignard-Boulange, Voy, BH., Saxton, A. and Moustaid-Moussa, N. Overexpression of angiotensinogen in adipose tissue increases adipose tissue inflammation and glucose intolerance. Obesity 20(1):48-56; 2012; Epub 2011 Oct 6.

*Kalupahana, N.S., and Moustaid-Moussa, N. The Adipose tissue renin angiotensin: A link between obesity, inflammation and insulin resistance. Obes. Rev. Feb;13(2):136-49; 2012. Epub 2011 Oct 31.

*Kalupahana, N.S., Moustaid-Moussa, N. and Claycombe, K.J. Immunity links obesity and insulin resistance.  Mol.  Asp. Med.  33(1):26-34, 2012. Epub 2011 Oct 21

Siriwardhana, N.S., *Kalupahana, N.S., *Fletcher, S., *Xin, W., Claycombe, K.J., Quignard-Boulange, A., Zhao, L., Saxton, A.M., Moustaid-Moussa, N.  n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids differentially regulate adipose angiotensinogen and other inflammatory adipokines via NF-KB-dependent mechanisms.  J. Nutr. Biochem. PMID: 22475809; [Epub ahead of print]; Apr 3, 2012. 

Siriwardhana, N.S., *Kalupahana, N.S., Moustaid-Moussa, N. Health benefits of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids: eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid.  Adv. Food. Nutr. Res. PMID: 22361189. 65:211-22; 2012

Siriwardhana, S., Layman, R., Patel, S., Tage, B., Karwandyar, A., Matthew, C., Lampley, J., Rhody, C., Smith, E., Saxton, A.M., Moustaid-Moussa, N. and Wimalasena, J.  Role of inflammation in linking obesity to breast cancer.  J. Met. Syndrome  DOI:10.4172/2167-0943.1000102. 1:1; 2012. http://www.omicsgroup.org/journals/2167-0943/2167-0943-1-102.pdf 

*Maples, J., Fitzhugh, Costello, C., G., Bassett, D., Spence, M., Greer, B., Munchen, R., Moustaid-Moussa, N. Physical activity, screen time, and prevalence of overweight/obesity Among Adolescents in a creative, problem-solving program. Food Nut. Sci. DOI:10.4236/fns.2012.34079. 3: 568-578, 2012.  http://www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx?paperID=18506

*Kalupahana, N.S., and Moustaid-Moussa, N.  The adipose tissue renin-angiotensin system and metabolic disorders: a review of molecular mechanisms.   . Crit Rev Biochem Mol Biol. Invited Review (peer-reviewed); 47(4):379-90; 2012 

Moustaid-Moussa, N., Costello, C.A., Greer, B.P., Spence, M., Fitzhugh, E., Muenchen, R., *Kalupahana, N.S.  Predictors of BMI in female parents whose children participate in a competitive, creative, problem solving program. Food Nutr Res. DOI: 10.3402/fnr.v56i0.17787. 56, 2012

*Melton, S.J, *Kalupahana, N.S, Bejnood, M., Kim, J.H., Saxton, A.M., Wasserman, D.,  de Taeye,  B., Voy,  B.H., Quignard-Boulange, A., and Moustaid-Moussa, N. Overexpression of renin in the liver impairs glucose tolerance and insulin secretion. In Press. Frontiers in Diabetes.


Mary Murimi, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N.

Katz, DL. Murimi, MW. Pretlow, RA. Sears,W. (2012) Exploring Effectiveness of Messaging in Childhood Obesity Campaigns. Childhood Obesity. Vol. 8, No. 2: 97-105

Walker, MH. Murimi, MW. Kim, Y. Strimbu, B. (2012). The effect of point-of-testing nutrition counseling on blood pressure, fasting blood glucose, serum cholesterol, and body mass index among rural, elderly subjects.  The Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics Volume 31 Issue 2: 146-157.

Katz DL, Murimi MW, Gonzalez A, Njike V, Green LW. ( 2011) From Controlled Trial to Community Adoption: The Multi-site Translational Community Trial. American Journal of Public Health: Vol 101: e17-e27.

Murimi, MW. Harpel, T. (2010) Practicing preventive health: The underlying culture among low income rural populations, Journal of Rural Health Vol 26, 273-282.

Murimi, MW. Dodge, CM. Pope, J. Erickson, D. (2010) Factors that Influence Breastfeeding Decisions Among Women Infants and Children Participants from Central Louisiana, The Journal of American Dietetic Association Vol 110, issue 4, 624-627.

Murimi, MW, Sample, AD., Hunt, AE. (2008).  Nutrition Instruction in Seventh Grade: A Comparison of teachers with and without FCS Background, Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences Vol. 100, No. 3,  22-27

Murimi, MW, Guthrie, J. Landry, D. Paun, MM. (2008). The Use of Personal Data Assistants in assessing Nutrition Knowledge and Selected Dietary Habits of Adolescents Attending Randomly Selected Middle Schools in Louisiana.  The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management Vol.32, issue 2, 1-7

Murimi, MW, Sample, AD., Guthrie, J. Landry, D.  (2007).  Nutrition Education in Team Nutrition Middle Schools: Teacher’s Perception s of Important Topics to be Taught and Teaching Curriculum Used. The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management 31(2) 1-9


Shaikh Mizanoor Rahman, PhD

Rahman SM*, Choudhury M, Janssen RC, Baquero KC, Miyazaki M, Friedman JE. CCAAT/enhancer binding protein β deletion increases mitochondrial function and protects mice from LXR-induced hepatic steatosis. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2012 Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print, * Corresponding Author].

Rahman SM, Janssen RC, Choudhury M, Baquero KC, Aikens RM, de la Houssaye BA, Friedman JE. CCAAT/enhancer-binding protein β (C/EBPβ) expression regulates dietary-induced inflammation in macrophages and adipose tissue in mice. J Biol Chem. 2012; 287(41):34349-60.

Qadri I, Choudhury M, Rahman SM, Knotts TA, Janssen RC, Schaack J, Iwahashi M, Puljak L, Simon FR, Kilic G, Fitz JG, Friedman JE.Increased phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase gene expression and steatosis during hepatitis C virus subgenome replication: role of nonstructural component 5A and CCAAT/enhancer-binding protein β. J Biol Chem. 2012;287(44):37340-51.

Kendrick AA, Choudhury M, Rahman SM, McCurdy CE, Friederich M, Van Hove JL, Watson PA, Birdsey N, Bao J, Gius D, Sack MN, Jing E, Kahn CR, Friedman JE, Jonscher KR. Fatty liver is associated with reduced SIRT3 activity and mitochondrial protein hyperacetylation. Biochem J. 2011 Feb 1;433(3):505-14.

Choudhury M, Qadri I, Rahman SM, Schroeder-Gloeckler J, Janssen RC, Friedman JE. C/EBPβ is AMP kinase sensitive and up-regulates PEPCK in response to ER stress in hepatoma cells. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2011;331(1):102-8.

Payne VA, Au WS, Lowe CE, Rahman SM, Friedman JE, O'Rahilly S, Rochford JJ. C/EBP transcription factors regulate SREBP1c gene expression during adipogenesis. Biochem J. 2009;425(1):215-23.

Rahman SM*, Qadri I, Janssen RC, Friedman JE. Fenofibrate and PBA prevent fatty acid-induced loss of adiponectin receptor and pAMPK in human hepatoma cells and in hepatitis C virus-induced steatosis. J Lipid Res. 2009;50(11):2193-202. (* Corresponding Author).

Wang H, Knaub LA, Jensen DR, Young Jung D, Hong EG, Ko HJ, Coates AM, Goldberg IJ, de la Houssaye BA, Janssen RC, McCurdy CE, Rahman SM, Soo Choi C, Shulman GI, Kim JK, Friedman JE, Eckel RH. Skeletal muscle-specific deletion of lipoprotein lipase enhances insulin signaling in skeletal muscle but causes insulin resistance in liver and other tissues. Diabetes. 2009;58(1):116-24.

Rahman SM, Schroeder-Gloeckler JM, Janssen RC, Jiang H, Qadri I, Maclean KN, Friedman JE. CCAAT/enhancing binding protein beta deletion in mice attenuates inflammation, endoplasmic reticulum stress, and lipid accumulation in diet-induced nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Hepatology. 2007 May;45(5):1108-17.

Schroeder-Gloeckler JM*, Rahman SM*, Janssen RC, Qiao L, Shao J, Roper M, Fischer SJ, Lowe E, Orlicky DJ, McManaman JL, Palmer C, Gitomer WL, Huang W, O'Doherty RM, Becker TC, Klemm DJ, Jensen DR, Pulawa LK, Eckel RH, Friedman JE. CCAAT/enhancer-binding protein beta deletion reduces adiposity, hepatic steatosis, and diabetes in Lepr(db/db) mice. J Biol Chem. 2007 May 25;282(21):15717-29. (*Authors contributed Equally).

Payne VA, Au WS, Gray SL, Nora ED, Rahman SM, Sanders R, Hadaschik D, Friedman JE, O'rahilly S, Rochford JJ. Sequential regulation of diacylglycerol acyltransferase 2 expression by CAAT/enhancer-binding protein beta (C/EBPbeta) and C/EBPalpha during adipogenesis. J Biol Chem. 2007;282(29):21005-14.

Rahman SM, Dobrzyn A, Lee SH, Dobrzyn P, Miyazaki M, Ntambi JM. Stearoyl-CoA desaturase 1 deficiency increases insulin signaling and glycogen accumulation in brown adipose tissue. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2005;288(2):E381-7.

Rahman SM, Dobrzyn A, Dobrzyn P, Lee SH, Miyazaki M, Ntambi JM. Stearoyl-CoA desaturase 1 deficiency elevates insulin-signaling components and down-regulates protein-tyrosine phosphatase 1B in muscle. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003;100(19):11110-5.

Debra B. Reed, PhD, RD, LD

Pohlmeier, A. Reed, DB., Boylan, M (2012). Using Focus Groups To Develop A Nutritional Labeling Program Within University Foodservice. Family & Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 40(4):431–443.

Tami S, Reed DB, Boylan M, Zvonkovic A (2012). Assessment of the Effect of Acculturation on Dietary and Physical Activity Behaviors of Arab Mothers in Lubbock, Texas. Ethnicity and Disease 22:192-197.

Chen YC, Reed, DB, Velikova N, Wang S (2012).  University student sample is unable to accurately assess their calorie needs: implications for weight management and menu labeling.  Food and Nutritional Sciences 3:505-510.

Reed DB, Patterson P, and Wasserman N (2011). Obesity in rural youth: looking beyond nutrition and physical activity. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 43:401-408.

Thompson D, Cullen KW, Reed DB, Konzelmann K, Smalling A (2011). Formative assessment in the development of an obesity prevention component for the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program in Texas. Family and Community Health 34(1):61-71.

Wang S, Reed DB, Goli S, Goswami D (2011). Blood leptin and C-reactive protein provide more sensitive assessment than blood lipids and other inflammatory biomarkers in overweight university students. Nutrition Research 31(8):586-593.

Feng, D., Reed, DB., Esperat, M. C., Uchida, M. Effects of TV in the Bedroom on Young Hispanic Children (2011).   American Journal of Health Promotion.25(5):310-318.

Boylan, M, Feng, D, Chyu, M, Esperat, C, Flores, D, Thu, D, Reed, D, Borrego, J. Billings, L, and  Ochoa, C.  (2010). Identification of overweight in young children: Is use of body mass index percentiles alone sufficient? Texas Public Health J.  62(4):4-8.

Reed, DB and Chenault, H.  (2010). Reconstructing the hospital food environment to address the obesity epidemic.  Topics in Clinical Nutrition 25(3), 236-243.

Cullen KW,  Lara-Smalling A, Thompson D, Watson KB, Reed DB, and Konzelmann K (2009). Creating healthy home food environments: results of a study with participants in the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program.  Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 41:380-388.

MJ Kim, WA McIntosh, J Anding, KS Kubena, and DB Reed. Perceived Parenting Behaviors Predict Young Adolescents' Nutritional Intake and Body Fatness (2008). Maternal and Child Nutrition 4:287-303.

Reed DB, Feng D, Chyu M, Boylan M, Borrego Jr J , Thompson L, Esperat E, Flores F, Ochoa C, Billings L, Noriega O (2008).  Early lessons learned in the development of a childhood overweight prevention program in West Texas using Community Based Participatory Research.  Texas Public Health Association Journal 60(1):4-8.


Julian Spallholz, PhD

Patents

Spallholz, J.E. (1979); Selenium Compounds and a Method for their Preparation.  United States Patent No. 4,166,820. Filed August 4, 1977; Issued September 4, 1979.

Spallholz, J.E. (1982); Stable Isotopic Immunoassay Method Employing Non-Radioactive Selenium Label.  United States Patent No. 4,341,757.  Filed September 2, 1980; Issued July 23, 1982.

Spallholz, J.E., and T.W. Reid; (1998)   Method for the Preparation of Free Radical Pharmaceuticals, Diagnostic and Devices Using Selenium Conjugates. United States Patent Number 5,783,454.  Filed May 13, 1994; Issued 1998.

Spallholz, J.E. and T.W. Reid; (1999) Selenium Carrier Conjugates. United States Patent Number 5,994,151.  Filed May 13, 1994; Issued November 30, 1999.

Spallholz, J.E. and T.W. Reid; (2003)   Method for the Preparation of Free Radical Pharmaceuticals,  Diagnostic and Devices Using Selenium Conjugates.  European Patent Number 0804247.  Filed May 12,  1995; Issued May 7, 2003. 

Spallholz, J.E. and T.W. Reid; (2004) Selenium-Konjugate Fur Die Herstellung Von Freien Radikalen  Enthaltende Arzneimittel. Ubersetzung der Europaischen Patentschrift. A61K47/48. Decmber 3, 2004.

Spallholz, J.E., Boylan, L.M. and T.W. Reid; (2005) Method of Treating Disease States Utilizing Selenium Conjugate Compositions. United States Patent Office. Filed May 24, 2005.

T.W. Reid and  Spallholz, J.E.; (2007) Selenium-Based Biocidal Formulations and Methods of Use Thereof.  United States Patent Office. United States Patent.  Filed February 8, 2005, Publication No. 0224275 A1, September  27, 2007.

Devanathan, T.N., Mosely, T., Reid, T.W. and J.E. Spallholz (2009) Antimicrobial Orthodontic Compositions and Appliances and Methods of Production and Use Thereof   United States Provisional Patent Number  611/44,422. Filed January 12, 2009; Patent Issued  8/7/2012,   # 8,236,337.

Spallholz, J.E. and T.W. Reid (2009) Systems and Methods of Applying Antimicrobial Orthodontic Adhesives, Sealants, and Band Cement. United States Provisional Patent Number 611/44,144. Filed January 12, 2009.

Spallholz, J.E. and T.W. Reid (2009) Organo-Selenium Biocide Compositions and Methods of Use Thereof, United States Provisional Patent Number 61149650 Filed February 3, 2009.

Reid, T.W., Spallholz, J.E. and T. Mosley. (2009)  Method for the preparation of anti-microbial plastics using Selenium-based additives, United States Provisional Patent Number 611/49,658 Filed February 3, 2009.

Boylan, M., Spallholz, J., Reid, T. (2009) Patent, "Method of Treating Disease States Utilizing Selenium Conjugate Compositions", Provisional Patent Application, United States.

Reid, T.W., Spallholz, J.E. (2010) Selenium-Based Biocidal Formulations and Methods of Use Thereof. Provisional Patent Application, United States. 2-3-2010.

Peer Reviewed Publications

Tran ,P.L., Hammond, A.A., Mosley, T., Cortez, J., Gray, T., Colmer-Hamood ,J.A., Shashtri, M., Spallholz, J.E.,  Hamood,  A.N., and Reid T.W.(2009)Organoselenium Coating on Cellulose Inhibits the Formation of  Biofilms by Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus.  Applied Environmental   Microbiology 75, 3586-3592.

Plano, D., Baquedano, Y., Ibanez, E., Jimenez, I., Palop, J.A., Spallholz, J.E., and Sanmartin, C. (2010)  Anti-oxdant-Prooxidant Properties of a New Organoselenium Library.  Molecules, 15, 7292- 7312.

Gong, G.,Hargrave, K.A., Hobson, V., pallholz, J. E., Boylan, M., Lefforge, D., and O'Bryant, S.E  (2011) Low-level Groundwater Arsenic Exposure Impacts Cognition: A Project FRONTIER Study. Journal of Environmental Health. 74, 16-22.

Cramsie, M.A., Pandy, M.K., Desai, D.,  Spallholz, J.E., Amin, S., and Sharma,  A.K. (2012)  Phenylalkyl  Isoselenocyanates vs. Isothiocyanates : Thiol Activity and its Implications.  Chemico-Biological Interactions .  200, 28-37.

La Porte, P.F., Westfall, P.H., Spallholz, J.E. et al. (2012)  Arsenical Melanosis:  A Clinical, Dermoscopic,   and Laboratory Investigation. British Journal of Dermatology, (in press)

Alauddin, M., Wheaton, T., Valencia, M., Stekolchik, E., Spallholz, J.E., La Porte, P., Ahmed, S.,   Chakaraborty, B., Bhattacharjee, M., Zakaria, A.B.M., and Sultana, S. (2012) Clinical Trial Involving Selenium Supplementation to Counter Arsenic Toxicity Among Rural Population in Bangladesh. Arsenic 2012 Congress Cairns, Australia  (in press)

Tsai, I-H.,  Boylan, L.M., and Spallholz, J.E. (2013) Selenofolate and Selenobiotin Arrest MDA- MB-231 Breast Cancer Cells in Culture.Toxicology (ready for Submission (2013))


Shu Wang, PhD

Pan X, Zhao Y, Liu S, Korzeniewski C, Wang S, Fan ZY. Comparing Graphene-TiO2 Nanowire and Graphene-TiO2 Nanoparticle Composite Photocatalysts. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2012; 4 (8): 3944–3950.

Wang S,  Qaisar U, Yin X, Grammas P. Gene Expression Profiling in Alzheimer’s Disease Brain Microvessels. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 2012;31(1):193-205.

Chen YC, Reed DB, Velikova N, Wang S. University Student Sample Is Unable to Accurately Assess Their Calorie Needs: Implications for Weight Management and Menu Labeling. Food and Nutrition Sciences. 2012; 3, 505-510.

Qhattal HS, Wang S, Salihima T, Srivastava SK, Liu X. Nanoemulsions of Cancer Chemopreventive Agent Benzyl Isothiocyanate Display Enhanced Solubility, Dissolution, and Permeability. J Agric Food Chem. 2011;59(23):12396-404.

Wang S, Reed D, Goli S, Goswami D.  Blood leptin and C-reactive protein provide more sensitive assessment than blood lipids and other inflammatory biomarkers in overweight university students. Nutrition Research 2011;31(8):586-593.

Wang S, Wu D, Matthan NR, Lamon-Fava S, Lecker JL, Lichtenstein AH.  Enhanced aortic macrophage lipid accumulation and inflammatory response in LDL receptor null mice fed an atherogenic diet. Lipids 2010; 45(8):701-711. NIHMSID: NIHMS231280.

Wang S, Wu D, Lamon-Fava S, Matthan NR, Honda KL, Lichtenstein AH. Polyunsaturated fatty acids lower inflammatory factor release from the macrophages differentiated from THP-1 cells. Br J Nutr 2009;102(4):497-501. NIHMSID: NIHMS177991.

Wang S, Wu D, Matthan NR, Lamon-Fava S, Lichtenstein AH. Lower dietary omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids to eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) plus docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) ratio minimizes atherosclerotic lesion formation and inflammatory response in the LDL receptor null mouse. Atherosclerosis2009; 201:147-155. NIHMSID: NIHMS177443.

Wang S, Noh SK, Koo SI.  Epigallocatechin gallate and caffeine differentially inhibit the intestinal absorption of cholesterol and fat in ovariectomized rats. J Nutr. 2006; 136(11): 2791-2796.

Wang S, Noh SK, Koo SI.  Green tea catechins inhibit pancreatic phospholipase A(2) and intestinal absorption of lipids in ovariectomized rats. J Nutr Biochem. 2006; 17(7):492-498.