Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

John Patrick Vanden Heuvel, PhD

John Patrick Vanden Heuvel, PhD

Professor of Veterinary Science, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Scientific Program:Cancer Control

Research Interests

  • Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptors
  • Genes
  • Fatty Acids
  • Liver
  • Gene Expression
  • Proteins
  • Conjugated Linoleic Acids
  • Messenger RNA
  • Peroxisome Proliferators
  • Ligands
  • Cytoplasmic and Nuclear Receptors
  • Diet

Recent Publications


Liu, X, Garban, J, Jones, PJ, Vanden Heuvel, JP, Lamarche, B, Jenkins, DJ, Connelly, PW, Couture, P, Pu, S, Fleming, JA, West, SG & Kris-Etherton, PM 2018, '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', Journal of Nutrition, vol. 148, no. 5, pp. 721-728.




Gillies, PJ & Vanden Heuvel, JP 2016, Nutrigenomic approaches to unraveling the physiological effects of complex foods. in Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics in Functional Foods and Personalized Nutrition. CRC Press, pp. 105-115.
Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology 2016, 'Registered report: Systematic identification of genomic markers of drug sensitivity in cancer cells', eLife, vol. 5, no. JUNE2016, e13620.
Smith, RW, Coleman, JD, Thompson, JT & Vanden Heuvel, JP 2016, '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', Biochemistry and Biophysics Reports, vol. 8, pp. 395-402.



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