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 D Child Vitamin A Calcium Inflammation Diet Recommended Dietary Allowances Cohort Studies Serum Tretinoin Micronutrients Retinoic Acid 4 Hydroxylase Nutrients Growth Infection National Academies Of Science, Engineering, And Medicine (U.S.) Genes Liver Parturition Histones Blood Vessels Retinoic Acid Receptors Iron Molecular Pathology Methylation

Most Recent Papers

No effect of diet-induced mild hyperhomocysteinemia on vascular methylating capacity, atherosclerosis progression, and specific histone methylation

Courtney A. Whalen, Floyd J. Mattie, Cristina Florindo, Bertrand van Zelst, Neil K. Huang, Isabel Tavares de Almeida, Sandra G. Heil, Thomas Neuberger, A. Catharine Ross, Rita Castro, 2020, Nutrients on p. 1-15

Dietary Iron Repletion Stimulates Hepatic Mobilization of Vitamin A in Previously Iron-Deficient Rats as Determined by Model-Based Compartmental Analysis

Yaqi Li, Cheng Hsin Wei, Michael H. Green, A. Catharine Ross, 2020, Journal of Nutrition on p. 1982-1988

Perturbed Vitamin A Status Induced by Iron Deficiency Is Corrected by Iron Repletion in Rats with Pre-Existing Iron Deficiency

Yaqi Li, Cheng Hsin Wei, Xia Xiao, Michael H. Green, A. Catharine Ross, 2020, Journal of Nutrition on p. 1989-1995

Fermentable fibers induce rapid macro- And micronutrient depletion in Toll-like receptor 5-deficient mice

Rachel M. Golonka, Beng San Yeoh, Yaqi Li, Piu Saha, Ahmed A. Abokor, Xi Cheng, Xia Xiao, Darshan Shimoga Chandrashekar, Sooryanarayana Varambally, David J. Gonzalez, A. Catharine Ross, Matam Vijay-Kumar, 2020, American Journal of Physiology on p. G955-G965

Our current DRIs for vitamin A—now 20 years old

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

Retinoic Acid Exerts Disease Stage-Dependent Effects on Pristane-Induced Lupus

Leila Abdelhamid, Xavier Cabana-Puig, Brianna Swartwout, Jiyoung Lee, Song Li, Sha Sun, Yaqi Li, A. Catharine Ross, Thomas E. Cecere, Tanya LeRoith, Stephen R. Werre, Haifeng Wang, Christopher M. Reilly, Xin M. Luo, 2020, Frontiers in Immunology

Using the human CYP26A1 gene promoter as a suitable tool for the determination of RAR-mediated retinoid activity

Reza Zolfaghari, Floyd J. Mattie, Cheng Hsin Wei, David R. Chisholm, Andrew Whiting, A. Catharine Ross, 2020, on p. 561-590

Intestinal permeability and inflammation mediate the association between nutrient density of complementary foods and biochemical measures of micronutrient status in young children: Results from the MAL-ED study

Benjamin J.J. McCormick, Laura E. Murray-Kolb, Gwenyth O. Lee, Kerry J. Schulze, A. Catharine Ross, Aubrey Bauck, Aldo A.M. Lima, Bruna L.L. MacIel, Margaret N. Kosek, Jessica C. Seidman, Ramya Ambikapathi, Anuradha Bose, Sushil John, Gagandeep Kang, Ali Turab, Estomih Mduma, Pascal Bessong, Sanjaya K. Shrestra, Tahmeed Ahmed, Mustafa Mahfuz, Maribel Paredes Olortegui, Zulfiqar Bhutta, 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, Anita K.M. Zaidi, Ladaporn Bodhidatta, Carl J. Mason, Sudhir Babji, Ajila T. George, Dinesh Hariraju, M. Steffi Jennifer, Shiny Kaki, Priyadarshani Karunakaran, Beena Koshy, Robin P. Lazarus, Jayaprakash Muliyil, Mohan Venkata Raghava, Sophy Raju, Anup Ramachandran, Rakhi Ramadas, Karthikeyan Ramanujam, Reeba Roshan, Srujan L. Sharma, Shanmuga E. Sundaram, Rahul J. Thomas, William K. Pan, J. Daniel Carreon, Vivek Charu, Viyada Doan, Jhanelle Graham, Christel Hoest, Stacey Knobler, Dennis R. Lang, Monica McGrath, Mark A. Miller, Archana Mohale, Gaurvika Nayyar, Stephanie Psaki, Zeba Rasmussen, Stephanie A. Richard, Vivian Wang, Rebecca Blank, Michael Gottlieb, Karen H. Tountas, Caroline Amour, Eliwaza Bayyo, Estomih R. Mduma, Regisiana Mvungi, Rosemary Nshama, John Pascal, Buliga Mujaga Swema, Ladislaus Yarrot, A. M. Shamsir Ahmed, Rashidul Haque, Iqbal Hossain, Munirul Islam, Dinesh Mondal, Fahmida Tofail, Ram Krishna Chandyo, Prakash Sunder Shrestha, Rita Shrestha, Manjeswori Ulak, Robert E. Black, William Checkley, Pablo Peñataro Yori, A. Catharine Ross, Barbara Schaefer, Suzanne Simons, Laura Pendergast, Cláudia B. Abreu, Hilda Costa, Alessandra Di Moura, José Quirino Filho, Alexandre Havt, Álvaro M. Leite, Noélia L. Lima, Ila F. Lima, Pedro H.Q.S. Medeiros, Milena Moraes, Francisco S. Mota, Reinaldo B. Oriá, Josiane Quetz, Alberto M. Soares, Rosa M.S. Mota, Crystal L. Patil, Pascal Bessong, Cloupas Mahopo, Angelina Maphula, Emanuel Nyathi, Amidou Samie, Leah Barrett, Rebecca Dillingham, Jean Gratz, Richard L. Guerrant, Eric Houpt, William A. Petri, James Platts-Mills, Rebecca Scharf, Binob Shrestha, Sanjaya Kumar Shrestha, Tor Strand, Erling Svensen, 2019, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition on p. 1015-1025

Baseline serum Vitamin A and D levels determine benefit of oral Vitamin A&D supplements to humoral immune responses following pediatric influenza vaccination

Nehali Patel, Rhiannon R. Penkert, Bart G. Jones, Robert E. Sealy, Sherri L. Surman, Yilun Sun, Li Tang, Jennifer De Beauchamp, Ashley Webb, Julie Richardson, Ryan Heine, Ronald H. Dallas, A. Catharine Ross, Richard Webby, Julia L. Hurwitz, 2019, Viruses

Early life child micronutrient status, maternal reasoning, and a nurturing household environment have persistent influences on child cognitive development at age 5 years: Results from MAL-ED

Benjamin J.J. McCormick, Stephanie A. Richard, Laura E. Caulfield, Laura L. Pendergast, Jessica C. Seidman, Beena Koshy, Reeba Roshan, Rita Shrestha, Erling Svensen, Ladislaus Blacy, Zeba Rasmussen, Angelina Maphula, Rebecca Scharf, Baitun Nahar, Sayma Haque, Muneera Rasheed, Reinaldo Oria, Elizabeth T. Rogawski, Laura E. Murray-Kolb, 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, 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, Robin P. Lazarus, Jayaprakash Muliyil, Mohan Venkata Raghava, Sophy Raju, Anup Ramachandran, Rakhi Ramadas, Karthikeyan Ramanujam, Srujan L. Sharma, Shanmuga E. Sundaram, Rahul J. Thomas, William K. Pan, Ramya Ambikapathi, J. Daniel Carreon, Vivek Charu, Viyada Doan, Jhanelle Graham, Christel Hoest, Stacey Knobler, Dennis R. Lang, Monica McGrath, Mark A. Miller, Archana Mohale, Gaurvika Nayyar, Stephanie Psaki, Vivian Wang, Rebecca Blank, Michael Gottlieb, Karen H. Tountas, Caroline Amour, Eliwaza Bayyo, Estomih R. Mduma, Regisiana Mvungi, Rosemary Nshama, John Pascal, Buliga Mujaga Swema, Ladislaus Yarrot, Tahmeed Ahmed, A. M.Shamsir Ahmed, Rashidul Haque, Iqbal Hossain, Munirul Islam, Mustafa Mahfuz, Dinesh Mondal, Fahmida Tofail, Ram Krishna Chandyo, Prakash Sunder Shrestha, Manjeswori Ulak, Aubrey Bauck, Robert E. Black, William Checkley, Margaret N. Kosek, Gwenyth Lee, Kerry Schulze, Pablo Peñataro Yori, A. Catharine Ross, Barbara Schaefer, Suzanne Simons, Samuel P. Scott, Cláudia B. Abreu, Hilda Costa, Alessandra Di Moura, José Quirino Filho, Alexandre Havt, Álvaro M. Leite, Aldo A.M. Lima, Noélia L. Lima, Ila F. Lima, Bruna L.L. Maciel, Pedro H.Q.S. Medeiros, Milena Moraes, Francisco S. Mota, Reinaldo B. Oriá, Josiane Quetz, Alberto M. Soares, Rosa M.S. Mota, Crystal L. Patil, Pascal Bessong, Cloupas Mahopo, Emanuel Nyathi, Amidou Samie, Leah Barrett, Rebecca Dillingham, Jean Gratz, Richard L. Guerrant, Eric Houpt, William A. Petri, James Platts-Mills, Binob Shrestha, Sanjaya Kumar Shrestha, Tor Strand, 2019, Journal of Nutrition on p. 1460-1469

Most-Cited Papers

The 2011 report on dietary reference intakes for calcium and vitamin D from the Institute of Medicine

A. Catharine Ross, Jo Ann E. Manson, 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, Susan T. Mayne, Clifford J. Rosen, Sue A. Shapses, 2011, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism on p. 53-58

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

Cytochrome P450s in the regulation of cellular retinoic acid metabolism

A. Catharine Ross, Reza Zolfaghari, 2011, Annual Review of Nutrition on p. 65-87

The 2011 Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D

A. Catharine Ross, Joann E. Manson, 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, Susan T. Mayne, Clifford J. Rosen, Sue A. Shapses, 2011, Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on p. 524-527

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, Margaret N. Kosek, Eric R. Houpt, Angel Mendez Acosta, 2018, The Lancet Global Health on p. e1319-e1328

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, Viyada Doan, Jose Quirino Filho, 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, M. Steffi Jennifer, Sushil John, Shiny Kaki, 2016, Clinical Infectious Diseases on p. 1171-1179

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, Rashidul Haque, Gagandeep Kang, Margaret N. Kosek, 2018, The Lancet Global Health on p. e1309-e1318