Table 6-7Ongoing Studies on Chromium

Principal investigatorAffiliationResearch description
David BrautiganUniversity of VirginiaDefine the biochemical basis of chromium enhancement of insulin action
William CefaluPennington Biomedical Research CenterStudy the changes in insulin uptake on chromium supplementation
Mitchell CohenNew York University School of MedicineStudy biological interactions of metals and improve deign of metallopharmaceuticals
Jeffrey ElmendorfIndiana University: Purdue University at IndianapolisChromium action and role in the glucose transport system
Emily HorvathIndiana University: Purdue University at IndianapolisCellular insulin resistance mechanisms
Joshua JacobsRush University Medical CenterMetal release and effects in people with metal-on-hip replacements
Sushil JainLouisiana State UniversityCytokine production; role of chromium in preventing oxidative stress
Umesh MasharaniUniversity of California, San FranciscoThe effects of chromium on insulin action
Mahmood MozaffariMedical College of GeorgiaEffect of chromium on glucose metabolism
Charles MyersMedical College of WisconsinStudy the mechanisms of chromium(VI) in the human lung system
Patricia OpreskoUniversity of Pittsburgh at PittsburghUnderstand the mechanisms of genomic instability associated with aging
Viresh RawalUniversity of ChicagoInvestigation of metal-salen complexes for use in C-C bond forming reactions; Diels-Alder catalyst development
James RigbyWayne State UniversityStudy metal mediated cyclo-addition reactions to synthesize natural products
Diane StearnsNorthern Arizona UniversityStudy the difference in mutations caused by soluble chromium vs. insoluble chromium; discover mechanism of cellular entry by soluble chromium compounds
Kent SugdenUniversity of MontanaStudy the role of chromium in DNA mutations and cancer
Bo XuSouthern Research InstituteThe effect of chromium exposure on DNA damage
Ziling XueUniversity of Tennessee, KnoxvilleDevelopment of an analytical method to determine chromium levels in biological fluids
Anatoly ZhitkovichBrown UniversityStudy the role of chromium in genetic alteration of cells after exposure

Source: FEDRIP 2008


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