A. Catharine Ross
Vitamin A/retinoid metabolism; hepatic retinoid function and gene expression; Vitamin A in infection and immunity; Vitamin A and lung development in neonatal period.
Office Address204 Chandlee Laboratory
University Park, PA 16802
EducationPh.D., Cornell University, 1976
Grants and Research Projects
- Hepatic lipid metabolism and gene expression
- Vitamin A in infection and immunity
- Retinoid kinetics in neonates
- Rubin LP, Ross AC, Stephensen CB, Bohn T, Tanumihardjo SA. Metabolic effects of inflammation on vitamin A and carotenoids in humans and animal models. Adv. Nutr. Mar 15;8(2): 197-212, 2017.
- Huang K-H, Hao L, Smith PB, Rogers CJ, Patterson AD, Ross AC. Lipid emulsion and voluntary exercise reduce lipogenesis and ameliorate early-stage hepatic steatosis in high carbohydrate diet-fed mice. J. Nutr., 147: 746-753, 2017.
- Hodges JK, Libo Tan L, Green MH, Ross AC. Vitamin A supplementation redirects the flow of chylomicron retinyl esters from peripheral to central organs in neonatal rats raised under vitamin A-marginal conditions. Am. J. Clin. Nutr., 105: 1110-1121, 2017.
- Rasmussen KL, Whaley SE, Pérez-Escamilla R, Ross AC, Baker SS, Hatfield T, Latulippe ME. New opportunities for breastfeeding promotion and support in WIC: Review of WIC food packages, improving balance and choice. J. Nutr. Educ. Behav. 49(752): S197-S201, 2017.
- Ross, AC. Impact of chronic and acute inflammation on extra- and intracellular iron homeostasis. NIH symposium supplement paper, Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 106 (Suppl 6): 1581S-1587S, 2017.
- Hodges JK, Tan L, Green MH, Ross AC. Supplementation with vitamin A and retinoic acid as compared to vitamin A alone is more potent at increasing the uptake of retinol into extrahepatic tissues of neonatal rats raised under vitamin A-marginal conditions. Curr. Devel. Nutr. September 2017, 1 (9) e000265.
- NUTR 502, Regulation of Nutrient Metabolism II (Micronutrients)
- NUTR 508, Critical Readings in Molecular Nutrition