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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
  • Gene Expression
  • Liver
  • Proteins
  • Conjugated Linoleic Acids
  • Messenger RNA
  • Peroxisome Proliferators
  • Ligands
  • Cytoplasmic and Nuclear Receptors
  • perfluorodecanoic acid

Recent Publications


Rimal, B, Collins, SL, Tanes, CE, Rocha, ER, Granda, MA, Solanki, S, Hoque, NJ, Gentry, EC, Koo, I, Reilly, ER, Hao, F, Paudel, D, Singh, V, Yan, T, Kim, MS, Bittinger, K, Zackular, JP, Krausz, KW, Desai, D, Amin, S, Coleman, JP, Shah, YM, Bisanz, JE, Gonzalez, FJ, Vanden Heuvel, JP, Wu, GD, Zemel, BS, Dorrestein, PC, Weinert, EE & Patterson, AD 2024, 'Bile salt hydrolase catalyses formation of amine-conjugated bile acids', Nature, vol. 626, no. 8000, pp. 859-863.


Vanden Heuvel, JP, Zhou, S, Patel, AB, Kamerow, HN, Baran, P & Ford, JP 2023, 'Preclinical Demonstration of a Novel Treatment with High Efficacy and No Detectable Toxicity for Inflammatory Skin Conditions including Psoriasis', BioMed Research International, vol. 2023, 4878774.
Farnan, J, Vanden Heuvel, JP, Dorman, FL, Warner, NR & Burgos, WD 2023, 'Toxicity and chemical composition of commercial road palliatives versus oil and gas produced waters', Environmental Pollution, vol. 334, 122184.


Mariwala, JK, Rai, D, Padigaru, M, Ashok Morde, A, Maddox, E, Maalouf, S, Smith, K & Vanden Heuvel, JP 2021, 'Accumulating evidence to support the safe and efficacious use of a proprietary blend of capsaicinoids in mediating risk factors for obesity', Food Science and Nutrition, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 2823-2835.
Chen, KM, Thompson, H, Vanden-Heuvel, JP, Sun, YW, Trushin, N, Aliaga, C, Gowda, K, Amin, S, Stanley, B, Manni, A & El-Bayoumy, K 2021, 'Lipoxygenase catalyzed metabolites derived from docosahexaenoic acid are promising antitumor agents against breast cancer', Scientific reports, vol. 11, no. 1, 410.


Castillo Meza, L, Piotrowski, P, Farnan, J, Tasker, TL, Xiong, B, Weggler, B, Murrell, K, Dorman, FL, Vanden Heuvel, JP & Burgos, WD 2020, 'Detection and removal of biologically active organic micropollutants from hospital wastewater', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 700, 134469.