Office: 451 Linus Pauling Science Center
Telephone: (541) 737-7977
Fax: (541) 737-5077
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Maret G. Traber, Ph.D.
Linus Pauling Institute
Oregon State University
307 Linus Pauling Science Center
Corvallis, OR 97331
|1972||B.S., Nutrition and Food Science, University of California, Berkeley, CA|
|1976||Ph.D., Nutrition, University of California, Berkeley, CA|
|1972-1976||Research Assistant, University of California, Berkeley, CA|
|1976-1977||Instructor of Nutrition, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ|
|1977-1993||Assistant Research Scientist to Research Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY|
|1994-1998||Associate Research Biochemist, Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA|
|1998-present||Principal Investigator, Linus Pauling Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR|
|1998-2002||Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR|
|2002-present||Professor, School of Biological and Population Health Sciences (previously Department of Nutrition and Exercise Sciences), Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR|
|2003||Outstanding Paper Presentation Award at the 94th Annual AOCS Meeting and Expo, Kansas City, MO|
|2004||Honorary Lifetime Member, Oxygen Club of California|
|2008||Faculty Excellence Award, College of Health and Human Sciences, Oregon State University|
R01 DK067930 (Traber, PI)
Alpha Tocopherol Modulation of Xenobiotic Metabolism
Period: June 1, 2006 to May 31, 2010
The major goals of this study are to investigate vitamin E modulation of xenobiotic metabolism in rats.
R21 ES015872 (Mustacich, PI; Traber, Collaborator)
Prophylactic Use of Vitamin E for Prevention of Occupational PAH-Induced Damage
Period: July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2010
The major goals are to investigate vitamin E modification of PAH metabolism in rats.
USDA NRI 31.0 (Traber, PI)
Vitamin E as a Potentiator of Vitamin K Inadequacy
Period: September 1, 2009 to August 31, 2011
The major goals are to investigate vitamin E modification of vitamin K metabolism in rats.
NIH/NICHD (Traber, PI)
Mechanisms of Vitamin E Function Studied in Zebrafish
Period: September 1, 2009 to August 31, 2011
The major goals of this study are to investigate vitamin E function using zebrafish embryos.
Barker T, Leonard SW, Trawick RH, Kjeldsberg CR, Martins TB, Hill HR, and Traber MG. (2009) Modulation of inflammation by vitamin E and C supplementation prior to anterior cruciate ligament surgery. Free Radic Biol Med 46:599-606.
Mustacich DJ, Gohil K, Bruno RS, Yan M, Leonard SW, Ho E, Cross CE, and Traber MG. (2009) Alpha-tocopherol modulates genes involved in hepatic xenobiotic pathways in mice. J Nutr Biochem 20:469-476.
Roberts LJ 2nd, Traber MG, and Frei B. (2009) Vitamins E and C in the prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer in men. Free Radic Biol Med 46:1558.
Song Y, Chung CS, Bruno RS, Traber MG, Brown KH, King JC, and Ho E. (2009) Dietary zinc restriction and repletion affects DNA integrity in healthy men. Am J Clin Nutr 90:321-328.
Song Y, Leonard SW, Traber MG, and Ho E. (2009) Zinc deficiency affects DNA damage, oxidative stress, antioxidant defenses, and DNA repair in rats. J Nutr 139:1626-1631.
Traber DL, Traber MG, Enkhbaatar P, and Herndon DN. (2009) Tocopherol as treatment for lung injury associated with burn and smoke inhalation. J Burn Care Res 30:164-165.
Vasu VT, Oommen S, Lim Y, Valacchi G, Hobson B, Eiserich JP, Leonard SW, Traber MG, Cross CE, and Gohil K. (2009) Modulation of ozone-sensitive genes in alpha-tocopherol transfer protein null mice. Inhal Toxicol 22:1-16.
Barker T, Leonard SW, Hansen J, Trawick RH, Ingram R, Burdett G, Lebold KM, Walker JA, and Traber MG. (2009) Vitamin E and C supplementation does not ameliorate muscle dysfunction after anterior cruciate ligament surgery. Free Radic Biol Med 47:1611-1618.
Barker T, Leonard SW, Trawick RH, Walker JA, and Traber MG. (2009) Antioxidant supplementation lowers circulating IGF-1 but not F(2)-isoprostanes immediately following anterior cruciate ligament surgery. Redox Rep 14:221-226.
Taylor AW and Traber MG. (2010) Quantitation of plasma total 15-series F(2)-isoprostanes by sequential solid phase and liquid-liquid extraction. Anal Biochem 396:319-321.
Mustacich DJ, Leonard SW, Patel NK, and Traber MG. (2010) alpha-tocopherol beta-oxidation localized to rat liver mitochondria. Free Radic Biol Med 48:73-81.
Uchendu EE, Leonard SW, Traber MG, and Reed BM. (2010) Vitamins C and E improve regrowth and reduce lipid peroxidation of blackberry shoot tips following cryopreservation. Plant Cell Rep 29:25-35.
Traber MG, Mustacich DJ, Sullivan LC, Leonard SW, Ahern-Rindell A, and Kerkvliet N. (2010) Vitamin E status and metabolism in adult and aged aryl hydrocarbon receptor null mice. J Nutr Biochem 21:1193-1199.
Traber MG. (2010) Regulation of xenobiotic metabolism, the only signaling function of alpha-tocopherol? Mol Nutr Food Res 54:661-668.
Traber MG and Frei B. (2010) Micronutrient concentrations and subclinical atherosclerosis in adults with HIV. Am J Clin Nutr 92:266-267.
Dodge HH, Katsumata Y, Todoriki H, Yasura S, Willcox DC, Bowman GL, Willcox B, Leonard S, Clemons A, Oken BS, Kaye JA, and Traber MG. (2010) Comparisons of plasma/serum micronutrients between Okinawan and Oregonian elders: a pilot study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:1060-1067.
Traber MG, Leonard SW, Traber DL, Traber LD, Gallagher J, Bobe G, Jeschke MG, Finnerty CC, Herndon D. (2010) α-Tocopherol adipose tissue stores are depleted after burn injury in pediatric patients. Am J Clin Nutr 92:1378-1384.
Bowman GL, Shannon J, Ho E, Traber MG, Frei B, Oken BS, Kaye JA, Quinn JF. (2011) Reliability and validity of food frequency questionnaire and nutrient biomarkers in elders with and without mild cognitive impairment. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 25:49-57.
Sousse LE, Yamamoto Y, Enkhbaatar P, Rehberg SW, Wells SM, Leonard S, Traber MG, Yu YM, Cox RA, Hawkins HK, Traber LD, Herndon DN, Traber DL. (2011) Acute lung injury-induced collagen deposition is associated with elevated asymmetric dimethylarginine and arginase activity. Shock 35:282-288.
Lebold KM, Grant KA, Freeman WM, Wiren KM, Miller GW, Kiley C, Leonard SW, Traber MG. (2011) Individual differences in hyperlipidemia and vitamin E status in response to chronic alcohol self-administration in cynomolgus monkeys. Alcohol Clin Exp Res 35:474-483.
Didenco S, Gillingham MB, Go MD, Leonard SW, Traber MG, McEvoy CT. (2011) Increased vitamin E intake is associated with higher alpha-tocopherol concentration in the maternal circulation but higher alpha-carboxyethyl hydroxychroman concentration in the fetal circulation. Am J Clin Nutr 93:368-373
Kuiper HC, Bruno RS, Traber MG, Stevens JF. (2011) Vitamin C supplementation lowers urinary levels of 4-hydroperoxy-2-nonenal metabolites in humans. Free Radic Biol Med 50:848-853.
Barker T, Martins TB, Hill HR, Kjeldsberg CR, Trawick RH, Leonard SW, Walker JA, Traber MG. (2011) Vitamins E and C modulate the association between reciprocally regulated cytokines after an anterior cruciate ligament injury and surgery. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 90:638-647.
Traber MG, Stevens JF. (2011) Vitamins C and E: beneficial effects from a mechanistic perspective. Free Radic Biol Med 51:1000-13.
Miller GW, Labut EM, Lebold KM, Floeter A, Tanguay RL, Traber MG. (2011) Zebrafish (Danio rerio) fed vitamin E-deficient diets produce embryos with increased morphologic abnormalities and mortality. J Nutr Biochem [Epub ahead of print].
Traber MG, Labut EM, Leonard SW, Lebold KM. (2011) α-Tocopherol injections in rats up-regulate hepatic ABC transporters, but not cytochrome P450 enzymes. Free Radic Biol Med 51:2031-2040.
Lebold KM, Jump DB, Miller GW, Wright CL, Labut EM, Barton CL, Tanguay RL, Traber MG. (2011) Vitamin E deficiency decreases long-chain PUFA in zebrafish (Danio rerio). J Nutr 141:2113-2118.
Shen Y, Lebold K, Lansky EP, Traber MG, Nevo E. (2011) 'Tocol-omic' diversity in wild barley, short communication. Chem Biodivers 8:2322-2330.
Ho E, Dukovcic S, Hobson B, Wong CP, Miller G, Hardin K, Traber MG, Tanguay RL. (2012) Zinc transporter expression in zebrafish (Danio rerio) during development. Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 155:26-32.
Kirkwood JS, Lebold KM, Miranda CL, Wright CL, Miller GW, Tanguay RL, Barton CL, Traber MG, Stevens JF. (2012) Vitamin C deficiency activates the purine nucleotide cycle in zebrafish. J Biol Chem 287:3833-3841.
Yamamoto Y, Enkhbaatar P, Sousse LE, Sakurai H, Rehberg SW, Asmussen S, Kraft ER, Wright CL, Bartha E, Cox RA, Hawkins HK, Traber LD, Traber MG, Szabo C, Herndon DN, Traber DL. (2012) Nebulization with γ-tocopherol ameliorates acute lung injury after burn and amoke inhalation in the ovine model. Shock 37:408-414.