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Richard J Wood PhD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst
DepartmentSchool of Public Health and Health Sciences
Address208A Chenoweth Lab
Amherst, MA 01003
Phone413-545-1687
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    1. Alzaim M, Al-Daghri NM, Sabico S, Fouda MA, Al-Musharaf S, Khattak MNK, Mohammed AK, Al-Ajlan A, Binjawhar DN, Wood R. The Association Between FokI Vitamin D Receptor Polymorphisms With Metabolic Syndrome Among Pregnant Arab Women. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2022; 13:844472. PMID: 35282461.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    2. Hossain S, Liu Z, Wood RJ. Association between histone deacetylase activity and vitamin D-dependent gene expressions in relation to sulforaphane in human colorectal cancer cells. J Sci Food Agric. 2021 Mar 30; 101(5):1833-1843. PMID: 32964464.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    3. Hossain S, Liu Z, Wood RJ. Histone deacetylase activity and vitamin D-dependent gene expressions in relation to sulforaphane in human breast cancer cells. J Food Biochem. 2020 02; 44(2):e13114. PMID: 31846091.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. Hawkins IW, Mangels AR, Goldman R, Wood RJ. Dietetics Program Directors in the United States Support Teaching Vegetarian and Vegan Nutrition and Half Connect Vegetarian and Vegan Diets to Environmental Impact. Front Nutr. 2019; 6:123. PMID: 31475150.
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    5. Hossain S, Beydoun MA, Beydoun HA, Chen X, Zonderman AB, Wood RJ. Vitamin D and breast cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Clin Nutr ESPEN. 2019 04; 30:170-184. PMID: 30904218.
      Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Li J, Frederick AM, Jin Y, Guo C, Xiao H, Wood RJ, Liu Z. The Prevention of a High Dose of Vitamin D or Its Combination with Sulforaphane on Intestinal Inflammation and Tumorigenesis in Apc1638N Mice Fed a High-Fat Diet. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2019 02; 63(4):e1800824. PMID: 30447137.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    7. Kadappan AS, Guo C, Gumus CE, Bessey A, Wood RJ, McClements DJ, Liu Z. The Efficacy of Nanoemulsion-Based Delivery to Improve Vitamin D Absorption: Comparison of In Vitro and In Vivo Studies. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2018 02; 62(4). PMID: 29266712.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    8. Roubert A, Gregory K, Li Y, Pfalzer AC, Li J, Schneider SS, Wood RJ, Liu Z. The influence of tumor necrosis factor-? on the tumorigenic Wnt-signaling pathway in human mammary tissue from obese women. Oncotarget. 2017 May 30; 8(22):36127-36136. PMID: 28402277.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    9. Guo X, Li J, Tang R, Zhang G, Zeng H, Wood RJ, Liu Z. High Fat Diet Alters Gut Microbiota and the Expression of Paneth Cell-Antimicrobial Peptides Preceding Changes of Circulating Inflammatory Cytokines. Mediators Inflamm. 2017; 2017:9474896. PMID: 28316379.
      Citations: 55     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    10. Hollands WJ, Hart DJ, Dainty JR, Hasselwander O, Tiihonen K, Wood R, Kroon PA. Bioavailability of epicatechin and effects on nitric oxide metabolites of an apple flavanol-rich extract supplemented beverage compared to a whole apple puree: a randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover trial. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2013 Jul; 57(7):1209-17. PMID: 23610075.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    11. Alzaim M, Wood RJ. Vitamin D and gestational diabetes mellitus. Nutr Rev. 2013 Mar; 71(3):158-67. PMID: 23452283.
      Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    12. Cook MB, Kamangar F, Weinstein SJ, Albanes D, Virtamo J, Taylor PR, Abnet CC, Wood RJ, Petty G, Cross AJ, Dawsey SM. Iron in relation to gastric cancer in the Alpha-tocopherol, Beta-carotene Cancer Prevention Study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 Nov; 21(11):2033-42. PMID: 23001240.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    13. Maxwell CS, Carbone ET, Wood RJ. Better newborn vitamin D status lowers RSV-associated bronchiolitis in infants. Nutr Rev. 2012 Sep; 70(9):548-52. PMID: 22946854.
      Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    14. Khan AH, Rohra DK, Saghir SA, Udani SK, Wood R, Jabbar A. Response of a single 'mega intramuscular dose' of vitamin D on serum 25OHD and parathyroid hormone levels. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2012 Apr; 22(4):207-12. PMID: 22482374.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. Gregory SM, Headley SA, Wood RJ. Effects of dietary macronutrient distribution on vascular integrity in obesity and metabolic syndrome. Nutr Rev. 2011 Sep; 69(9):509-19. PMID: 21884131.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    16. Cross AJ, Sinha R, Wood RJ, Xue X, Huang WY, Yeager M, Hayes RB, Gunter MJ. Iron homeostasis and distal colorectal adenoma risk in the prostate, lung, colorectal, and ovarian cancer screening trial. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2011 Sep; 4(9):1465-75. PMID: 21685236.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic HealthCTClinical Trials
    17. Maxwell CS, Wood RJ. Update on vitamin D and type 2 diabetes. Nutr Rev. 2011 May; 69(5):291-5. PMID: 21521231.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    18. Wood RJ. Manganese and birth outcome. Nutr Rev. 2009 Jul; 67(7):416-20. PMID: 19566601.
      Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    19. Wood RJ, Fernandez ML. Carbohydrate-restricted versus low-glycemic-index diets for the treatment of insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome. Nutr Rev. 2009 Mar; 67(3):179-83. PMID: 19239633.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    20. Peters BS, dos Santos LC, Fisberg M, Wood RJ, Martini LA. Prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency in Brazilian adolescents. Ann Nutr Metab. 2009; 54(1):15-21. PMID: 19194104.
      Citations: 41     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    21. Martini LA, Wood RJ. Vitamin D and blood pressure connection: update on epidemiologic, clinical, and mechanistic evidence. Nutr Rev. 2008 May; 66(5):291-7. PMID: 18454816.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    22. Angelo G, Lamon-Fava S, Sonna LA, Lindauer ML, Wood RJ. Heat shock protein 90beta: a novel mediator of vitamin D action. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2008 Mar 14; 367(3):578-83. PMID: 18182164.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    23. Wood RJ. Vitamin D and adipogenesis: new molecular insights. Nutr Rev. 2008 Jan; 66(1):40-6. PMID: 18254883.
      Citations: 69     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    24. Mernitz H, Smith DE, Wood RJ, Russell RM, Wang XD. Inhibition of lung carcinogenesis by 1alpha,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 and 9-cis retinoic acid in the A/J mouse model: evidence of retinoid mitigation of vitamin D toxicity. Int J Cancer. 2007 Apr 01; 120(7):1402-9. PMID: 17205520.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    25. Seaverson EL, Buell JS, Fleming DJ, Bermudez OI, Potischman N, Wood RJ, Chasan-Taber L, Tucker KL. Poor iron status is more prevalent in Hispanic than in non-Hispanic white older adults in Massachusetts. J Nutr. 2007 Feb; 137(2):414-20. PMID: 17237320.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    26. Wood RJ. Effect of dietary carbohydrate restriction with and without weight loss on atherogenic dyslipidemia. Nutr Rev. 2006 Dec; 64(12):539-45. PMID: 17274496.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    27. Martini LA, Wood RJ. Vitamin D status and the metabolic syndrome. Nutr Rev. 2006 Nov; 64(11):479-86. PMID: 17131943.
      Citations: 55     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    28. Cross AJ, Gunter MJ, Wood RJ, Pietinen P, Taylor PR, Virtamo J, Albanes D, Sinha R. Iron and colorectal cancer risk in the alpha-tocopherol, beta-carotene cancer prevention study. Int J Cancer. 2006 Jun 15; 118(12):3147-52. PMID: 16425287.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    29. Gunter MJ, Stolzenberg-Solomon R, Cross AJ, Leitzmann MF, Weinstein S, Wood RJ, Virtamo J, Taylor PR, Albanes D, Sinha R. A prospective study of serum C-reactive protein and colorectal cancer risk in men. Cancer Res. 2006 Feb 15; 66(4):2483-7. PMID: 16489056.
      Citations: 90     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    30. Taparia S, Fleet JC, Peng JB, Wang XD, Wood RJ. 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D and 25-hydroxyvitamin D--mediated regulation of TRPV6 (a putative epithelial calcium channel) mRNA expression in Caco-2 cells. Eur J Nutr. 2006 Jun; 45(4):196-204. PMID: 16362534.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    31. Ronnenberg AG, Wood RJ, Wang X, Xing H, Chen C, Chen D, Guang W, Huang A, Wang L, Xu X. Preconception hemoglobin and ferritin concentrations are associated with pregnancy outcome in a prospective cohort of Chinese women. J Nutr. 2004 Oct; 134(10):2586-91. PMID: 15465752.
      Citations: 42     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    32. Wood RJ. The iron-heart disease connection: is it dead or just hiding? Ageing Res Rev. 2004 Jul; 3(3):355-67. PMID: 15231242.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    33. Wood RJ, Tchack L, Angelo G, Pratt RE, Sonna LA. DNA microarray analysis of vitamin D-induced gene expression in a human colon carcinoma cell line. Physiol Genomics. 2004 Apr 13; 17(2):122-9. PMID: 14996990.
      Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    34. Booth SL, Martini L, Peterson JW, Saltzman E, Dallal GE, Wood RJ. Dietary phylloquinone depletion and repletion in older women. J Nutr. 2003 Aug; 133(8):2565-9. PMID: 12888638.
      Citations: 42     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    35. Navarro M, Wood RJ. Plasma changes in micronutrients following a multivitamin and mineral supplement in healthy adults. J Am Coll Nutr. 2003 Apr; 22(2):124-32. PMID: 12672708.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    36. Martini L, Wood RJ. Relative bioavailability of calcium-rich dietary sources in the elderly. Am J Clin Nutr. 2002 Dec; 76(6):1345-50. PMID: 12450902.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    37. Fleming DJ, Tucker KL, Jacques PF, Dallal GE, Wilson PW, Wood RJ. Dietary factors associated with the risk of high iron stores in the elderly Framingham Heart Study cohort. Am J Clin Nutr. 2002 Dec; 76(6):1375-84. PMID: 12450906.
      Citations: 33     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    38. Angelo G, Wood RJ, Mayer J. Novel intracellular proteins associated with cellular vitamin D action. Nutr Rev. 2002 Jul; 60(7 Pt 1):209-11. PMID: 12144199.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Animals
    39. Wood RJ. The "anemic" enterocyte in hereditary hemochromatosis: molecular insights into the control of intestinal iron absorption. Nutr Rev. 2002 May; 60(5 Pt 1):144-8. PMID: 12030278.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    40. Martini LA, Tchack L, Wood RJ. Iron treatment downregulates DMT1 and IREG1 mRNA expression in Caco-2 cells. J Nutr. 2002 Apr; 132(4):693-6. PMID: 11925462.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
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