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

Cohort Studies Tretinoin Vitamin A Infection Retinoids Growth Inflammation Diarrhea Molecular Pathology Parturition Retinoic Acid 4 Hydroxylase Shigella Child Development Breast Feeding Genes Campylobacter Esters Lung Vitamin D Dietetics Calcium Research Malnutrition Diet Recommended Dietary Allowances

Most Recent Papers

CYP26A1 gene promoter is a useful tool for reporting RAR-mediated retinoid activity

Reza Zolfaghari, Floyd J. Mattie, Cheng Hsin Wei, David R. Chisholm, Andrew Whiting, A. Catharine Ross, 2019, Analytical Biochemistry on p. 98-109

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

Assessing development across cultures

Laura L. Pendergast, Barbara A. Schaefer, Laura E. Murray-Kolb, Erling Svensen, Rita Shrestha, Muneera A. Rasheed, Rebecca J. Scharf, Margaret Kosek, Angel Orbe Vasquez, Angelina Maphula, Hilda Costa, Zeba A. Rasmussen, Aisha Yousafzai, Fahmida Tofail, Jessica C. Seidman, 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, Imran Ahmed, Didar Alam, Asad Ali, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Shahida Qureshi, Muneera Rasheed, Sajid Soofi, Ali Turab, 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 Muliyil, Preethi Ragasudha, Mohan Venkata Raghava, Sophy Raju, Anup Ramachandran, 2018, School Psychology Quarterly on p. 604-614

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

Early childhood cognitive development is affected by interactions among illness, diet, enteropathogens and the home environment

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, 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, Shanmuga E. Sundaram, Rahul J. Thomas, William K. Pan, Ramya Ambikapathi, J. Daniel Carreon, Vivek Charu, Viyada Doan, Jhanelle Graham, Christel Hoest, 2018, BMJ Global Health on p. e000752

Relationships among common illness symptoms and the protective effect of breastfeeding in early childhood in MAL-ED

Stephanie A. Richard, Benjamin J.J. McCormick, Jessica C. Seidman, Zeba Rasmussen, Margaret N. Kosek, Elizabeth T. Rogawski, William Petri, Anuradha Bose, Estomih Mduma, Bruna L.L. Maciel, Ram Krishna Chandyo, Zulfiqar Bhutta, Ali Turab, Pascal Bessong, Mustafa Mahfuz, 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, 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, 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, 2018, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene on p. 904-912

Impact of chronic and acute inflammation on extra- and intracellular iron homeostasis

A. Catharine Ross, 2017, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition on p. 1581S-1587S

Vitamin A and retinoic acid combined have a more potent effect compared with Vitamin A alone on the uptake of retinol into extrahepatic tissues of neonatal rats raised under Vitamin A-Marginal conditions

Joanna K. Hodges, Libo Tan, Michael H. Green, A. Catharine Ross, 2017, Current Developments in Nutrition

New Opportunities for Breastfeeding Promotion and Support in WIC

Kathleen M. Rasmussen, Shannon E. Whaley, Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, A. Catharine Ross, Susan S. Baker, Tamera Hatfield, Marie E. Latulippe, 2017, Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior on p. S197-S201.e1

Vitamin A supplementation redirects the flow of retinyl esters from peripheral to central organs of neonatal rats raised under Vitamin A-marginal conditions

Joanna K. Hodges, Libo Tan, Michael Henry Green, A. Catharine Ross, 2017, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition on p. 1110-1121

Most-Cited Papers

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 American Dietetic Association on p. 524-527

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

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

Vitamin A and Retinoic Acid in the Regulation of B-Cell Development and Antibody Production

A. Catharine Ross, Qiuyan Chen, Yifan Ma, 2011, Vitamins and Hormones on p. 103-126

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

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, Ramya Ambikapathi, J. Daniel Carreon, Vivek Charu, 2014, Clinical Infectious Diseases on p. S220-S224

Acidic retinoids synergize with vitamin A to enhance retinol uptake and STRA6, LRAT, and CYP26B1 expression in neonatal lung

Lili Wu, A. Catharine Ross, 2010, Journal of Lipid Research on p. 378-387

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

VARA attenuates hyperoxia-induced impaired alveolar development and lung function in newborn mice

Masheika L. James, A. Catharine Ross, Teodora Nicola, Chad Steele, Namasivayam Ambalavanan, 2013, American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology on p. L803-L812