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Mario Kratz, PhD, MSc

Research Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Research Associate Professor, Metabolism

Associate Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Public Health Sciences Division, Cancer Prevention Program

Contact Information
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Office: M4-B402
Box 358080
Public Health Sciences, Cancer Prevention Program
1100 Fairview Ave N, PO Box 19024
Seattle, WA 98109
Tel: 206-667-7362
Fax: 206-667-5977

Research Interests
Nutrition intervention studies on obesity as well as the molecular and metabolic links between obesity and associated diseases (type 2 diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, certain types of cancer)

PhD, Nutritional Science, University of Bonn (Germany) 2001
MSc, Nutritional Science, University of Bonn (Germany) 1996


Selected Publications
Kremsdorf, RA, Hoofnagle AN, Kratz M, Weigle DS, Callahan HS, Purnell JQ, Horgan AM, de Boer IH, Kestenbaum BR. 2013. Effects of a high-protein diet on regulation of phosphorus homeostasis.. The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism. 98(3):1207-13 Abstract

Campbell, KL, Foster-Schubert KE, Makar KW, Kratz M, Hagman D, Schur EA, Habermann N, Horton M, Abbenhardt C, Kuan L-Y et al.. 2013. Gene Expression Changes in Adipose Tissue with Diet- and/or Exercise-Induced Weight Loss.. Cancer prevention research (Philadelphia, Pa.). 6(3):217-31. Abstract

Kratz, M, Kuzma JN, Hagman DK, Van Yserloo B, Matthys CC, Callahan HS, Weigle DS. 2013. n3 PUFAs Do Not Affect Adipose Tissue Inflammation in Overweight to Moderately Obese Men and Women.. The Journal of nutrition. 143(8):1340-7. Abstract

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