Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2014 The Bioenergetic Health Index: a new concept in mitochondrial translational research.Clinical Science.  127:367-373. 2014
2014 Diet modulation is an effective complementary agent in preventing and treating breast cancer lung metastasis.Clinical and Experimental Metastasis.  31:625-638. 2014
2014 Dietary stearic acid leads to a reduction of visceral adipose tissue in athymic nude mice.PLoS ONE.  9:e104083. 2014
2013 Finding a new generation of spies and manuscript reviewers.Laboratory Investigation.  93:1262-1264. 2013
2013 Methods for defining distinct bioenergetic profiles in platelets, lymphocytes, monocytes, and neutrophils, and the oxidative burst from human blood.Laboratory Investigation.  93:690-700. 2013
2012 Injury-induced insulin resistance in adipose tissue.Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.  421:442-448. 2012
2012 Prostatic alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) is positively associated with aggressive prostate cancer: a relationship which may depend on genetic variation in ALA metabolism.PLoS ONE.  7:e53104. 2012
2011 Prevention of carcinogenesis and inhibition of breast cancer tumor burden by dietary stearate.Carcinogenesis.  32:1251-1258. 2011
2010 Performance evaluation of the new ADVIA Centaur system cyclosporine assay (single-step extraction).Clinica Chimica Acta.  411:806-811. 2010
2010 What editors want in an abstract.Laboratory Investigation.  90:4-5. 2010
2009 Adipose tissue exosome-like vesicles mediate activation of macrophage-induced insulin resistance.Diabetes.  58:2498-2505. 2009
2009 Free fatty acids enhance breast cancer cell migration through plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 and SMAD4.Laboratory Investigation.  89:1221-1228. 2009
2009 Transgenic expression of n-3 fatty acid desaturase (fat-1) in C57/BL6 mice: Effects on glucose homeostasis and body weight.Journal of Cellular Biochemistry.  107:809-817. 2009
2009 Dietary stearate reduces human breast cancer metastasis burden in athymic nude mice.Clinical and Experimental Metastasis.  26:415-424. 2009
2009 Stearate preferentially induces apoptosis in human breast cancer cells.Nutrition and Cancer.  61:746-753. 2009
2008 Immunohistochemistry in the evaluation of neovascularization in tumor xenografts.Stain technology.  83:179-189. 2008
2007 Performance of the Sebia CAPILLARYS 2 for detection and immunotyping of serum monoclonal paraproteins.American Journal of Clinical Pathology.  128:293-299. 2007
2007 Evaluation of the LIAISON chemiluminescence immunoassay for diagnosis of syphilis.Clinical and Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology.  14:710-713. 2007
2007 Breast cancer metastasis to bone: evaluation of bioluminescent imaging and microSPECT/CT for detecting bone metastasis in immunodeficient mice.Clinical and Experimental Metastasis.  24:389-401. 2007
2006 The metabolic syndrome: A high-risk state for cancer?American Journal of Pathology.  169:1505-1522. 2006
2004 Long-chain saturated fatty acids induce annexin II translocation to detergent-resistant membranes.Biochemical Journal.  381:463-469. 2004
2004 Pathologic quiz case: repeated positive ethylene glycol levels by gas chromatography. Central venous line contamination of blood samples by propylene glycol from intravenous lorazepam injections.Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.  128:e79-e80. 2004
2004 C-reactive protein and glycemic control in adults with diabetes: response to King et al.Diabetes Care.  27:637. 2004
2004 Overestimation of HDL-cholesterol using a homogeneous "direct" assay.Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis.  18:42-44. 2004
2003 Utilization, reliability, and clinical impact of point-of-care testing during critical care transport: six years of experience.Clinical Chemistry.  49:1017-1019. 2003
2003 Polydrug fatality involving metaxalone.Journal of Forensic Sciences.  48:432-434. 2003
2002 Energy restriction reduces long-chain saturated fatty acids associated with plasma lipids in aging male rats.Journal of Nutrition.  132:3172-3177. 2002
2002 Comparison of non-diglyceride- and diglyceride-based assays for pancreatic lipase activity.Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis.  16:52-55. 2002
2002 Detection of ketosis in vitreous at autopsy after embalming.Journal of Forensic Sciences.  47:221-223. 2002
2000 Evaluation of a homogeneous direct LDL-cholesterol assay in diabetic patients: effect of glycemic control.Clinical Chemistry.  46:1848-1851. 2000
2000 An unusual multiple drug intoxication case involving citalopram.Journal of Analytical Toxicology.  24:648-650. 2000
2000 Phosphatase activity in rat adipocytes: Effects of insulin and insulin resistanceJournal of Cellular Biochemistry.  77:445-454. 2000
2000 Phosphatase activity in rat adipocytes: effects of insulin and insulin resistance.Journal of Cellular Biochemistry.  77:445-454. 2000
2000 Automated chemiluminescent assay for C-peptideJournal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis.  14:17-19. 2000
2000 Automated chemiluminescent assay for C-peptide.Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis.  14:17-19. 2000
2000 Evaluation of the Beckman Coulter LX20 clinical chemistry analyzerLaboratory Medicine.  31:387-393. 2000
2000 New automated chemiluminescent assay for erythropoietin.Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis.  14:271-273. 2000
1999 Evaluation of a fully automated high-performance liquid chromatography assay for hemoglobin A1c.Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.  123:763-767. 1999
1999 False-positive cardiac troponin I results: Two case reportsLaboratory Medicine.  30:610-612. 1999
1998 She phosphorylation and movement from the plasma membrane to the cytosol is altered in fatty acid-induced insulin resistant rat adipocytesFederation proceedings.  12. 1998
1997 A role for phospholipase C activity in GLUT4-mediated glucose transport.Endocrinology.  138:5170-5175. 1997
1997 A rolf. fur phospholipasl c activation in gi.ut4mediated glucose transportFederation proceedings.  11. 1997
1997 Fatty acid-induced insulin resistance in adipocytes.Endocrinology.  138:4338-4345. 1997
1997 Regulation of osteoclastic bone resorption by glucose.Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.  235:646-651. 1997
1997 Fatty acids and breast cancer cell proliferation.Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology.  422:57-69. 1997
1996 Long chain saturated fatty acids inhibit glut4 activation in rat adipocytesFederation proceedings.  10. 1996
1996 Epidermal growth factor induces glucose storage in transgenic 3T3-L1 adipocytes overexpressing epidermal growth factor receptors.Diabetes.  45:1619-1625. 1996
1996 Stearate inhibition of breast cancer cell proliferation. A mechanism involving epidermal growth factor receptor and G-proteins.American Journal of Pathology.  148:987-995. 1996
1995 Epidermal growth factor (EGF) receptor carboxy-terminal domains are required for EGF-induced glucose transport in transgenic 3T3-L1 adipocytes.Endocrinology.  136:431-439. 1995
1995 Stearate inhibits human tumor cell invasion.Invasion and Metastasis.  15:144-155. 1995
1994 Calmodulin concentrated at the osteoclast ruffled border modulates acid secretion.Journal of Cellular Physiology.  160:17-28. 1994
1994 Saturated fatty acid-induced insulin resistance in rat adipocytes.Diabetes.  43:540-545. 1994
1994 The interaction of calmodulin and polylysine as studied by 1H NMR spectroscopy and sedimentation equilibrium centrifugation.Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.  198:309-317. 1994
1994 Variability in the pharmacokinetics of cyclophosphamide, methotrexate and 5-fluorouracil in women receiving adjuvant treatment for breast cancer.Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology.  33:472-476. 1994
1992 A multicenter evaluation of lipid profiling with a compact analyzer (Miles Clinistat).Clinical Chemistry.  38:1437-1439. 1992
1992 The effects of extracellular calcium and epinephrine on cytosolic-free calcium in single rat adipocytes.Endocrinology.  130:3694-3702. 1992
1992 A multicenter evaluation of lipid profiling with a compact analyzer (Miles Clinistat)Clinical Chemistry.  38:1437-1439. 1992
1991 Palmitate stimulates glucose transport in rat adipocytes by a mechanism involving translocation of the insulin sensitive glucose transporter (GLUT4).Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.  177:343-349. 1991
1989 Expression and function of HLA-A2.1 in transgenic mice.European Journal of Immunology.  19:1575-1583. 1989
1989 Palmitic acid stimulates glucose incorporation in the adipocyte by a mechanism likely involving intracellular calcium.Journal of Lipid Research.  30:1299-1305. 1989
1989 Letter to the Editor: The effects of hyperlipidaemia, hyperbilirubinaemia and haemolysis on tests performed by the Olympus AU 5000 multiple analyser.The Journal of automatic chemistry.  11:89-90. 1989
1988 Rapid development of enhanced clearance after high-dose cyclophosphamide.Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.  44:622-628. 1988
1988 Disposition of cyclophosphamide on two consecutive cycles of treatment in patients with ovarian carcinoma.Arzneimittel-Forschung.  38:839-842. 1988
1987 Analysis of phosphoramide mustard by reversed-phase ion pair high pressure liquid chromatography.Therapeutic Drug Monitoring.  9:221-226. 1987
1987 31P nmr and hplc investigations of the cyclophosphamide metabolite, phosphoramme mustardAnalytical Letters.  20:1303-1314. 1987
1984 High-performance liquid chromatographic measurement of cyclophosphamide in serum.Therapeutic Drug Monitoring.  6:313-318. 1984

Principal Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by Siemens 2011 - 2012
  • Teaching Activities

  • OBHS111 - Fundamentals Dent/Optometry I (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • OBHS112 - Fundamentals Dent/Optometry II (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • DENT1150 - Fundamentals I (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • DENT1155 - Fundamentals II (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • OBHS111 - Fundamentals Dent/Optometry I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • OBHS112 - Fundamentals Dent/Optometry II (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • DENT1150 - Fundamentals I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • DENT1155 - Fundamentals II (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • OBHS112 - Fundamentals Dent/Optometry II (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • OBHS111 - Fundamentals Dent/Optometry I (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • DENT1150 - Fundamentals I (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • DENT1155 - Fundamentals II (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • OBHS112 - Fundamentals Dent/Optometry II (Fall Term 2016) 1922 - 2016
  • OBHS112 - Fundamentals Dent/Optometry II (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • OBHS111 - Fundamentals Dent/Optometry I (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • OBHS112 - Fundamentals Dent/Optometry II (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • DENT1150 - Fundamentals I (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • DENT1150R - Remediation Fundamentals I (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • DENT1155 - Fundamentals II (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • OBHS111 - Fundamentals Dent/Optometry I (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • OBHS112 - Fundamentals Dent/Optometry II (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • OBHS111 - Fundamentals Dent/Optometry I (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • OBHS112 - Fundamentals Dent/Optometry II (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • DENT1150 - Fundamentals I (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • DENT1155 - Fundamentals II (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • OBHS111 - Fundamentals Dent/Optometry I (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • OBHS112 - Fundamentals Dent/Optometry II (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • DENT1150 - Fundamentals I (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • DENT1155 - Fundamentals II (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • DENT1150R - Remediation Fundamentals I (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • OBHS112 - Fundamentals Dent/Optometry II (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • OBHS111 - Fundamentals Dent/Optometry I (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • DENT1150 - Fundamentals I (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • DENT1155 - Fundamentals II (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, University of Toronto
  • Full Name

  • Robert Hardy
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