Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2014 Dietary stearic acid leads to a reduction of visceral adipose tissue in athymic nude micePLoS ONE.  9. 2014
2014 Diet modulation is an effective complementary agent in preventing and treating breast cancer lung metastasisClinical and Experimental Metastasis.  31:625-638. 2014
2014 The Bioenergetic Health Index: a new concept in mitochondrial translational research.Clinical Science.  127:367-373. 2014
2013 Methods for defining distinct bioenergetic profiles in platelets, lymphocytes, monocytes, and neutrophils, and the oxidative burst from human bloodLaboratory Investigation.  93:690-700. 2013
2013 Finding a new generation of spies and manuscript reviewersLaboratory Investigation.  93:1262-1264. 2013
2012 Prostatic Alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA) Is Positively Associated with Aggressive Prostate Cancer: A Relationship Which May Depend on Genetic Variation in ALA MetabolismPLoS ONE.  7. 2012
2012 Injury-induced insulin resistance in adipose tissueBiochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.  421:442-448. 2012
2011 Prevention of carcinogenesis and inhibition of breast cancer tumor burden by dietary stearateCarcinogenesis.  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 abstractLaboratory Investigation.  90:4-5. 2010
2009 Adipose tissue exosome-like vesicles mediate activation of macrophage-induced insulin resistanceDiabetes.  58:2498-2505. 2009
2009 Free fatty acids enhance breast cancer cell migration through plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 and SMAD4Laboratory Investigation.  89:1221-1228. 2009
2009 Stearate preferentially induces apoptosis in human breast cancer cellsNutrition and Cancer.  61:746-753. 2009
2009 Transgenic expression of n-3 fatty acid desaturase (fat-1) in C57/BL6 mice: Effects on glucose homeostasis and body weightJournal of Cellular Biochemistry.  107:809-817. 2009
2009 Dietary stearate reduces human breast cancer metastasis burden in athymic nude miceClinical and Experimental Metastasis.  26:415-424. 2009
2008 Immunohistochemistry in the evaluation of neovascularization in tumor xenograftsStain technology.  83:179-189. 2008
2007 Breast cancer metastasis to bone: Evaluation of bioluminescent imaging and microSPECT/CT for detecting bone metastasis in immunodeficient miceClinical and Experimental Metastasis.  24:389-401. 2007
2007 Performance of the Sebia CAPILLARYS 2 for detection and immunotyping of serum monoclonal paraproteinsAmerican Journal of Clinical Pathology.  128:293-299. 2007
2007 Evaluation of the LIAISON chemiluminescence immunoassay for diagnosis of syphilisClinical and Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology.  14:710-713. 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 membranesBiochemical Journal.  381:463-469. 2004
2004 Overestimation of HDL-Cholesterol Using a Homogeneous "Direct" AssayJournal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis.  18:42-44. 2004
2004 C-Reactive Protein and Glycemic Control in Adults with Diabetes: Response to King et al. [23] (multiple letters)Diabetes Care.  27:637-638. 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. 2004
2003 Utilization, reliability, and clinical impact of point-of-care testing during critical care transport: Six years of experienceClinical Chemistry.  49:1017-1019. 2003
2003 Polydrug fatality involving metaxaloneJournal of Forensic Sciences.  48:432-434. 2003
2002 Energy restriction reduces long-chain saturated fatty acids associated with plasma lipids in aging male ratsJournal of Nutrition.  132:3172-3177. 2002
2002 Detection of ketosis in vitreous at autopsy after embalmingJournal of Forensic Sciences.  47:221-223. 2002
2002 Comparison of non-diglyceride- and diglyceride-based assays for pancreatic lipase activityJournal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis.  16:52-55. 2002
2000 New automated chemiluminescent assay for erythropoietinJournal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis.  14:271-273. 2000
2000 Evaluation of a homogeneous direct LDL-cholesterol assay in diabetic patients: Effect of glycemic controlClinical Chemistry.  46:1848-1851. 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 An unusual multiple drug intoxication case involving citalopramJournal of Analytical Toxicology.  24:648-650. 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
1999 Evaluation of a fully automated high-performance liquid chromatography assay for hemoglobin A(1c)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 rolf. fur phospholipasl c activation in gi.ut4mediated glucose transportFederation proceedings.  11. 1997
1997 Fatty acids and breast cancer cell proliferationAdvances in Experimental Medicine and Biology.  422:57-69. 1997
1997 Regulation of osteoclastic bone resorption by glucoseBiochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.  235:646-651. 1997
1997 A role for phospholipase C activity in GLUT4-mediated glucose transportEndocrinology.  138:5170-5175. 1997
1997 Fatty acid-induced insulin resistance in adipocytesEndocrinology.  138:4338-4345. 1997
1996 Long chain saturated fatty acids inhibit glut4 activation in rat adipocytesFederation proceedings.  10. 1996
1996 Stearate inhibition of breast cancer cell proliferation: A mechanism involving epidermal growth factor receptor and G-proteinsAmerican Journal of Pathology.  148:987-995. 1996
1996 Epidermal growth factor induces glucose storage in transgenic 3T3-L1 adipocytes overexpressing epidermal growth factor receptorsDiabetes.  45:1619-1625. 1996
1995 Stearate inhibits human tumor cell invasionInvasion and Metastasis.  15:144-155. 1995
1995 Epidermal growth factor (EGF) receptor carboxy-terminal domains are required for EGF-induced glucose transport in transgenic 3T3-L1 adipocytesEndocrinology.  136:431-439. 1995
1994 Variability in the pharmacokinetics of cyclophosphamide, methotrexate and 5-fluorouracil in women receiving adjuvant treatment for breast cancerCancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology.  33:472-476. 1994
1994 The interaction of calmodulin and polylysine as studied by 1H NMR spectroscopy and sedimentation equilibrium centrifugationBiochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.  198:309-317. 1994
1994 Calmodulin concentrated at the osteoclast ruffled border modulates acid secretionJournal of Cellular Physiology.  160:17-28. 1994
1994 Saturated fatty acid-induced insulin resistance in rat adipocytesDiabetes.  43:540-545. 1994
1992 A multicenter evaluation of lipid profiling with a compact analyzer (Miles Clinistat).Clinical Chemistry.  38:1437-1439. 1992
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 adipocytesEndocrinology.  130:3694-3702. 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 miceEuropean Journal of Immunology.  19:1575-1583. 1989
1989 Letter to the Editor: The effects of hyperlipidaemia, hyperbilirubinaemia and haemolysis on tests performed by the Olympus AU 5000 multiple analyserThe Journal of automatic chemistry.  11:89-90. 1989
1989 Palmitic acid stimulates glucose incorporation in the adipocyte by a mechanism likely involving intracellular calciumJournal of Lipid Research.  30:1299-1305. 1989
1988 Disposition of cyclophosphamide on two consecutive cycles of treatment in patients with ovarian carcinomaArzneimittel-Forschung.  38:839-842. 1988
1988 Rapid development of enhanced clearance after high-dose cyclophosphamideClinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.  44:622-628. 1988
1987 31P nmr and hplc investigations of the cyclophosphamide metabolite, phosphoramme mustardAnalytical Letters.  20:1303-1314. 1987
1987 Analysis of phosphor amide mustard by reversed-phase ion pair high pressure liquid chromatographyTherapeutic Drug Monitoring.  9:221-226. 1987
1984 High-performance liquid chromatographic measurement of cyclophosphamide in serumTherapeutic Drug Monitoring.  6:313-318. 1984

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 1988
  • Full Name

  • Robert Hardy