Jack Vanden Heuvel

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Professor of Veterinary Science, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

Research Summary

Research is focused on the three likely candidates for NRs that respond to dietary fatty acids: PPAR, RXR and LXR. In particular, the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs; PPARa, ß/d and ?) are of particular interest as they serve key roles in toxicology, carcinogenesis and nutrition. Study the ligands of these receptors, the genes they affect and the physiological consequences of their activation.

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Recent Publications

Lipoxygenase catalyzed metabolites derived from docosahexaenoic acid are promising antitumor agents against breast cancer

Chen, K. M., Thompson, H., Vanden-Heuvel, J. P., Sun, Y. W., Trushin, N., Aliaga, C., Gowda, K., Amin, S., Stanley, B., Manni, A. & El-Bayoumy, K., Dec 2021, In: Scientific reports. 11, 1, 410.

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Accumulating evidence to support the safe and efficacious use of a proprietary blend of capsaicinoids in mediating risk factors for obesity

Mariwala, J. K., Rai, D., Padigaru, M., Ashok Morde, A., Maddox, E., Maalouf, S., Smith, K. & Vanden Heuvel, J. P., Jun 2021, In: Food Science and Nutrition. 9, 6, p. 2823-2835 13 p.

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Detection and removal of biologically active organic micropollutants from hospital wastewater

Castillo Meza, L., Piotrowski, P., Farnan, J., Tasker, T. L., Xiong, B., Weggler, B., Murrell, K., Dorman, Jr., F. L., Vanden Heuvel, J. P. & Burgos, W. D., Jan 15 2020, In: Science of the Total Environment. 700, 134469.

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Diets low in saturated fat with different unsaturated fatty acid profiles similarly increase serum-mediated cholesterol efflux from THP-1 macrophages in a population with or at risk for metabolic syndrome: The Canola Oil Multicenter Intervention Trial

Liu, X., Garban, J., Jones, P. J., Heuvel, J. V., Lamarche, B., Jenkins, D. J., Connelly, P. W., Couture, P., Pu, S., Fleming, J. A., West, S. G. & Kris-Etherton, P. M., May 1 2018, In: Journal of Nutrition. 148, 5, p. 721-728 8 p.

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Environmental and Human Health Impacts of Spreading Oil and Gas Wastewater on Roads

Tasker, T. L., Burgos, W. D., Piotrowski, P., Castillo-Meza, L., Blewett, T. A., Ganow, K. B., Stallworth, A., Delompré, P. L. M., Goss, G. G., Fowler, L. B., Vanden Heuvel, J. P., Dorman, F. & Warner, N. R., Jun 19 2018, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 12, p. 7081-7091 11 p.

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Replication study: Systematic identification of genomic markers of drug sensitivity in cancer cells

Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology, Jan 9 2018, In: eLife. 7, e29747.

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Effects of cranberry extracts on gene expression in THP-1 cells

Hannon, D. B., Thompson, J. T., Khoo, C., Juturu, V. & Vanden Heuvel, J. P., Jan 1 2017, In: Food Science and Nutrition. 5, 1, p. 148-159 12 p.

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Biliverdin reductase A attenuates hepatic steatosis by inhibition of Glycogen Synthase Kinase (GSK) 3β phosphorylation of serine 73 of Peroxisome Proliferator-activated Receptor (PPAR) α

Hinds, T. D., Burns, K. A., Hosick, P. A., McBeth, L., Nestor-Kalinoski, A., Drummond, H. A., Alamodi, A. A., Hankins, M. W., Vanden Heuvel, J. P. & Stec, D. E., Nov 25 2016, In: Journal of Biological Chemistry. 291, 48, p. 25179-25191 13 p.

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Therapeutic potential of GW501516 and the role of Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor β/δ and B-cell lymphoma 6 in inflammatory signaling in human pancreatic cancer cells

Smith, R. W., Coleman, J. D., Thompson, J. T. & Vanden Heuvel, J. P., Dec 1 2016, In: Biochemistry and Biophysics Reports. 8, p. 395-402 8 p.

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