Gaowei Mao, BS
Department of Radiation Oncology
Free Radical and Radiation Biology
B180 Med Labs
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1101, USA
Tel : 319-335-8025
Lab, Research interests
My research interest is effect of oxidative stress on mitochondrial dysfunction and mitochondrial-targeted antioxidant therapy for treating those mitochondrial oxidative damage-induced diseases.
Mao G, Kraus GA, Kim I, et al. (2011) Effect of a mitochondria-targeted vitamin E derivative on mitochondrial alteration and systemic oxidative stress in mice. British Journal of Nutrition 106, 87-95.
Mao G, Kraus GA, Kim I, et al. (2010) A mitochondria-targeted vitamin E derivative decreases hepatic oxidative stress and inhibits fat deposition in mice. Journal of Nutrition 140, 1425–1431.
Mao G. and D. Feng. 2005. Effect of α-galactosidase supplementation on the growth performance of weaning piglets fed soya-corn basal diet. In: Application of Enzymes in the Feed Industry. D., Feng, the editor. China Agriculture Science and Technology Press, Beijing, pp380-384.
Honors and Awards
2011: Larry Oberley Young Investigator Award (YIA) in Cancer in Society of Free Radical in Biology and Medicine
2009: Second place in Poster Competition in 2009 Experimental Biology Meeting
2008: American Society for Nutrition Procter & Gamble Graduate Student Research Award
2007-2008: Gamma Sigma Delta membership