Catharine Ross

Professor in Nutritional Science; Dorothy Foehr Huck Chair

Catharine Ross

Research Summary

Vitamin A metabolism; hepatic retinoid function and gene expression; vitamin A in infection and immunity.

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Vitamin A Cohort Studies Child Growth Inflammation Vitamins Apolipoproteins Pregnancy Lactation Small Intestine Carotenoids Infections Infection Parturition Kinetics Diarrhea Animal Models Liver Tretinoin Diet Ketogenic Diet Molecular Pathology Blood Vessels Aquaporin 5 Vitamin D

Most Recent Papers

Full breastfeeding protection against common enteric bacteria and viruses

Benjamin J.J. Mccormick, Stephanie A. Richard, Laura E. Murray-Kolb, Gagandeep Kang, Aldo A.M. Lima, Estomih Mduma, Margaret N. Kosek, Elizabeth T. Rogawski Mcquade, Eric R. Houpt, Pascal Bessong, Sanjaya Shrestha, Zulfiqar Bhutta, Tahmeed Ahmed, Laura E. Caulfield, Angel Mendez Acosta, Rosa Rios De Burga, Cesar Banda Chavez, Julian Torres Flores, Maribel Paredes Olotegui, Silvia Rengifo Pinedo, Mery Siguas Salas, Dixner Rengifo Trigoso, Angel Orbe Vasquez, Imran Ahmed, Didar Alam, Asad Ali, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Shahida Qureshi, Muneera Rasheed, Sajid Soofi, Ali Turab, Aisha Yousafzai, Anita K.M. Zaidi, Ladaporn Bodhidatta, Geetha Ammu, Sudhir Babji, Anuradha Bose, Ajila T. George, Dinesh Hariraju, M. Steffi Jennifer, Sushil John, Shiny Kaki, Priyadarshani Karunakaran, Beena Koshy, Robin P. Lazarus, Jayaprakash Muliyil, Preethi Ragasudha, Mohan Venkata Raghava, A. Catharine Ross, Barbara Schaefer, 2022, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition on p. 759-769

Influences on catch-up growth using relative versus absolute metrics

Stephanie A. Richard, Benjamin J.J. McCormick, Laura E. Murray-Kolb, Pascal Bessong, Sanjaya K. Shrestha, Estomih Mduma, Tahmeed Ahmed, Gagandeep Kang, Gwenyth O. Lee, Jessica C. Seidman, Erling Svensen, Margaret N. Kosek, Laura E. Caulfield, Angel Mendez Acosta, Rosa Rios de Burga, Cesar Banda Chavez, Julian Torres Flores, Maribel Paredes Olotegui, Silvia Rengifo Pinedo, Mery Siguas Salas, Dixner Rengifo Trigoso, Angel Orbe Vasquez, Imran Ahmed, Didar Alam, Asad Ali, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Shahida Qureshi, Muneera Rasheed, Sajid Soofi, Ali Turab, Aisha Yousafzai, Anita K.M. Zaidi, Ladaporn Bodhidatta, Geetha Ammu, Sudhir Babji, Anuradha Bose, Ajila T. George, Dinesh Hariraju, M. Steffi Jennifer, Sushil John, Shiny Kaki, Gagandeep Kang, Priyadarshani Karunakaran, Beena Koshy, Robin P. Lazarus, Jayaprakash Muliyi, Preethi Ragasudha, Mohan Venkata Raghava, A. Catharine Ross, Barbara Schaefer, 2021, BMC Public Health

Priming with retinoic acid, an active metabolite of vitamin a, increases vitamin a uptake in the small intestine of neonatal rats

Yaqi Li, Cheng Hsin Wei, J. Kalina Hodges, Michael H. Green, A. Catharine Ross, 2021, Nutrients

RNAseq studies reveal distinct transcriptional response to vitamin A deficiency in small intestine versus colon, uncovering novel vitamin A-regulated genes

Zhi Chai, Yafei Lyu, Qiuyan Chen, Cheng Hsin Wei, Lindsay M. Snyder, Veronika Weaver, Aswathy Sebastian, István Albert, Qunhua Li, Margherita T. Cantorna, A. Catharine Ross, 2021, Nutrition Reports International

A hypomethylating ketogenic diet in apolipoprotein e-deficient mice

Rita Castro, Courtney A. Whalen, Sean Gullette, Floyd J. Mattie, Cristina Florindo, Sandra G. Heil, Neil K. Huang, Thomas Neuberger, A. Catharine Ross, 2021, Nutrients

Pregnancy and lactation alter vitamin a metabolism and kinetics in rats under vitamin a-adequate dietary conditions

Yaqi Li, Ayasa Tajima, Floyd J. Mattie, Michael H. Green, A. Catharine Ross, 2021, Nutrients

Vitamin A Metabolism in the Fetus and Neonate

Libo Tan, A. Ross, 2021, on p. 6

Vitamin A

A. Ross, 2021, on p. 8

An atherogenic diet disturbs aquaporin 5 expression in liver and adipocyte tissues of apolipoprotein e-deficient mice

Inês V. da Silva, Courtney A. Whalen, Floyd J. Mattie, Cristina Florindo, Neil K. Huang, Sandra G. Heil, Thomas Neuberger, A. Catharine Ross, Graça Soveral, Rita Castro, 2021, Biomedicines on p. 1-16

Our current dietary reference intakes for Vitamin A-now 20 years old

A. Catharine Ross, Nancy E. Moran, 2020, Current Developments in Nutrition

Most-Cited Papers

IOM committee members respond to endocrine society vitamin D guideline

Clifford J. Rosen, Steven A. Abrams, John F. Aloia, Patsy M. Brannon, Steven K. Clinton, Ramon A. Durazo-Arvizu, J. Christopher Gallagher, Richard L. Gallo, Glenville Jones, Christopher S. Kovacs, Jo Ann E. Manson, Susan T. Mayne, A. Catharine Ross, Sue A. Shapses, Christine L. Taylor, 2012, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism on p. 1146-1152

Vitamin A and retinoic acid in T cell-related immunity

A. Catharine Ross, 2012, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition on p. 1166S-1172S

Inflammation and nutritional science for programs/policies and interpretation of research evidence (INSPIRE)

Daniel J. Raiten, Fayrouz A. Sakr Ashour, A. Catharine Ross, Simin N. Meydani, Harry D. Dawson, Charles B. Stephensen, Bernard J. Brabin, Parminder S. Suchdev, Ben Van Ommen, Namanjeet Ahluwalia, Tahmeed Ahmed, Lindsay Allen, Melinda Beck, Helene Blanchard, Eleanor Brindle, Kenneth Brown, Philip Calder, William Checkley, Kate Claycombe, Christian Coles, Fabian Esamai, Henrik Friis, Elizabeth Gardner, Steve Grinspoon, Richard Guerrant, Marc Hellerstein, Janet Hunt, Janet King, Kirk Klasing, Bas Kramer, Kristine Koski, Christine Northrop-Clewes, Christine Pfeiffer, Andrew Prentice, Manuel Ramirez-Zea, Patrick Van Rheenan, Lothar Rink, Suman Srinivasa, Christine Stabell Benn, Kevin Sullivan, David Thurnham, Ravi Varadhan, Andre Van Der Ven, Jeremy Walston, Jeff Xia, 2015, Journal of Nutrition on p. 1039S-1108S

Use of quantitative molecular diagnostic methods to investigate the effect of enteropathogen infections on linear growth in children in low-resource settings

Elizabeth T. Rogawski, Jie Liu, James A. Platts-Mills, Furqan Kabir, Paphavee Lertsethtakarn, Mery Siguas, Shaila S. Khan, Ira Praharaj, Arinao Murei, Rosemary Nshama, Buliga Mujaga, Alexandre Havt, Irene A. Maciel, Darwin J. Operario, Mami Taniuchi, Jean Gratz, Suzanne E. Stroup, James H. Roberts, Adil Kalam, Fatima Aziz, Shahida Qureshi, M. Ohedul Islam, Pimmada Sakpaisal, Sasikorn Silapong, Pablo P. Yori, Revathi Rajendiran, Blossom Benny, Monica McGrath, Jessica C. Seidman, Dennis Lang, Michael Gottlieb, Richard L. Guerrant, Aldo A.M. Lima, Jose Paulo Leite, Amidou Samie, Pascal O. Bessong, Nicola Page, Ladaporn Bodhidatta, Carl Mason, Sanjaya Shrestha, Ireen Kiwelu, Estomih R. Mduma, Najeeha T. Iqbal, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Tahmeed Ahmed, Rashidul Haque, Gagandeep Kang, Laura E. Murray-Kolb, A. Catharine Ross, Barbara Schaefer, 2018, The Lancet Global Health on p. e1319-e1328

Use of quantitative molecular diagnostic methods to assess the aetiology, burden, and clinical characteristics of diarrhoea in children in low-resource settings

James A. Platts-Mills, Jie Liu, Elizabeth T. Rogawski, Furqan Kabir, Paphavee Lertsethtakarn, Mery Siguas, Shaila S. Khan, Ira Praharaj, Arinao Murei, Rosemary Nshama, Buliga Mujaga, Alexandre Havt, Irene A. Maciel, Timothy L. McMurry, Darwin J. Operario, Mami Taniuchi, Jean Gratz, Suzanne E. Stroup, James H. Roberts, Adil Kalam, Fatima Aziz, Shahida Qureshi, M. Ohedul Islam, Pimmada Sakpaisal, Sasikorn Silapong, Pablo P. Yori, Revathi Rajendiran, Blossom Benny, Monica McGrath, Benjamin J.J. McCormick, Jessica C. Seidman, Dennis Lang, Michael Gottlieb, Richard L. Guerrant, Aldo A.M. Lima, Jose Paulo Leite, Amidou Samie, Pascal O. Bessong, Nicola Page, Ladaporn Bodhidatta, Carl Mason, Sanjaya Shrestha, Ireen Kiwelu, Estomih R. Mduma, Najeeha T. Iqbal, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Tahmeed Ahmed, Laura E. Murray-Kolb, A. Catharine Ross, Barbara Schaefer, 2018, The Lancet Global Health on p. e1309-e1318

Causal Pathways from Enteropathogens to Environmental Enteropathy

Margaret N. Kosek, Tahmeed Ahmed, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Laura Caulfield, Richard L. Guerrant, Eric Houpt, Gagandeep Kang, Gwenyth Lee, Aldo A.M. Lima, Benjamin J.J. McCormick, James Platts-Mills, Jessica C. Seidman, Rebecca R. Blank, Michael Gottlieb, Stacey L. Knobler, Dennis R. Lang, Mark A. Miller, Karen H. Tountas, William Checkley, Carl J. Mason, Laura E. Murray-Kolb, William A. Petri, Pascal Bessong, Rashidul Haque, Sushil John, Estomih R. Mduma, Reinaldo B. Oriá, Prakash Sunder Shrestha, Sanjaya Kumar Shrestha, Erling Svensen, Anita K.M. Zaidi, Cláudia B. Abreu, Angel Mendez Acosta, Imran Ahmed, A. M. Shamsir Ahmed, Asad Ali, Ramya Ambikapathi, Leah Barrett, Aubrey Bauck, Eliwaza Bayyo, Ladaporn Bodhidatta, Anuradha Bose, J. Daniel Carreon, Ram Krishna Chandyo, Vivek Charu, Hilda Costa, Rebecca Dillingham, Alessandra Di Moura, Barbara Schaefer, A. Catharine Ross, 2017, EBioMedicine on p. 109-117

Epidemiology and Impact of Campylobacter Infection in Children in 8 Low-Resource Settings

Caroline Amour, Jean Gratz, Estomih R. Mduma, Erling Svensen, Elizabeth T. Rogawski, Monica McGrath, Jessica C. Seidman, Benjamin J.J. McCormick, Sanjaya Shrestha, Amidou Samie, Mustafa Mahfuz, Shahida Qureshi, Aneeta Hotwani, Sudhir Babji, Dixner Rengifo Trigoso, Aldo A.M. Lima, Ladaporn Bodhidatta, Pascal Bessong, Tahmeed Ahmed, Sadia Shakoor, Gagandeep Kang, Margaret N. Kosek, Richard L. Guerrant, Dennis R. Lang, Michael Gottlieb, Eric R. Houpt, James A. Platts-Mills, Angel Mendez Acosta, Rosa Rios de Burga, Cesar Banda Chavez, Julian Torres Flores, Maribel Paredes Olotegui, Silvia Rengifo Pinedo, Mery Siguas Salas, Angel Orbe Vasquez, Imran Ahmed, Didar Alam, Asad Ali, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Muneera Rasheed, Sajid Soofi, Ali Turab, Anita K.M. Zaidi, Carl J. Mason, Anuradha Bose, Ajila T. George, Dinesh Hariraju, Laura E. Murray-Kolb, A. Catharine Ross, Barbara Schaefer, 2016, Clinical Infectious Diseases on p. 1171-1179

Relationship between growth and illness, enteropathogens and dietary intakes in the first 2 years of life

Angel Mendez Acosta, Rosa Rios De Burga, Cesar Banda Chavez, Julian Torres Flores, Maribel Paredes Olotegui, Silvia Rengifo Pinedo, Mery Siguas Salas, Dixner Rengifo Trigoso, Angel Orbe Vasquez, Imran Ahmed, Didar Alam, Asad Ali, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Shahida Qureshi, Muneera Rasheed, Sajid Soofi, Ali Turab, Anita K.M. Zaidi, Ladaporn Bodhidatta, Carl J. Mason, Sudhir Babji, Anuradha Bose, Ajila T. George, Dinesh Hariraju, M. Steffi Jennifer, Sushil John, Shiny Kaki, Gagandeep Kang, Priyadarshani Karunakaran, Beena Koshy, Robin P. Lazarus, Jayaprakash Muliyil, Mohan Venkata Raghava, Sophy Raju, Anup Ramachandran, Rakhi Ramadas, Karthikeyan Ramanujam, Anuradha Bose, Reeba Roshan, Srujan L. Sharma, E. Shanmuga Sundaram, Rahul J. Thomas, William K. Pan, Ramya Ambikapathi, J. Daniel Carreon, Vivek Charu, Viyada Doan, Laura E. Murray-Kolb, A. Catharine Ross, Barbara Schaefer, 2017, BMJ Global Health

Disease surveillance methods used in the 8-site MAL-ED cohort study

Stephanie A. Richard, Leah J. Barrett, Richard L. Guerrant, William Checkley, Mark A. Miller, Rosa Rios de Burga, Cesar Banda Chavez, Julian Torres Flores, Maribel Paredes Olotegui, Silvia Rengifo Pinedo, Mery Siguas Salas, Dixner Rengifo Trigoso, Angel Orbe Vasquez, Imran Ahmed, Didar Alam, Asad Ali, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Shahida Qureshi, Muneera Rasheed, Sajid Soofi, Ali Turab, Anita K.M. Zaidi, Ladaporn Bodhidatta, Carl J. Mason, Sudhir Babji, Anuradha Bose, Ajila T. George, Dinesh Hariraju, M. Steffi Jennifer, Sushil John, Shiny Kaki, Gagandeep Kang, Priyadarshani Karunakaran, Beena Koshy, Robin P. Lazarus, Jayaprakash Muliyil, Mohan Venkata Raghava, Sophy Raju, Anup Ramachandran, Rakhi Ramadas, Karthikeyan Ramanujam, Anuradha Bose, Reeba Roshan, Srujan L. Sharma, E. Shanmuga Sundaram, Rahul J. Thomas, William K. Pan, Laura E. Murray-Kolb, A. Catharine Ross, Barbara Schaefer, 2014, Clinical Infectious Diseases on p. S220-S224

Metabolic effects of inflammation on vitamin A and carotenoids in humans and animal models

Lewis P. Rubin, A. Catharine Ross, Charles B. Stephensen, Torsten Bohn, Sherry A. Tanumihardjo, 2017, Advances in nutrition (Bethesda, Md.) on p. 197-212