Curtis Eckhert, Ph.D.

A Short Biography:

Dr. Eckhert received his Ph.D. in biochemistry and nutrition from Cornell University (1974). Thereafter he conducted postdoctoral research in neurochemistry (Cornell), trace element metabolism (UC Davis) and visual biochemistry (Stanford). He is a former head of the Division of Nutrition and Chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences in the FSPH.

Work Titles
UCLA Associate Director, JCCC Molecular Epidemiology Program Area Professor Emeritus, Environmental Health Sciences
Education:
Degrees:
Ph.D., Cornell University
M.S., University of Arizona
B.S., Westminster College

Contact Information:

Work Email Address:

ceckhert@ucla.edu


Website:

Pubmed Publications

Work Phone Number:

(310) 825-8429

Mailing Address:

UCLA Pub Hlth-Envir Hlth Sci
BOX 951772, 76-080 CHS
Los Angeles, CA 90095


Publications:

Kobylewski Sarah E, Henderson Kimberly A, Eckhert Curtis D   Identification of ryanodine receptor isoforms in prostate DU-145, LNCaP, and PWR-1E cells Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 2012; 425(2): 431-5.
Barranco Wade T, Kim Danny H, Stella Salvatore L, Eckhert Curtis D   Boric acid inhibits stored Ca2+ release in DU-145 prostate cancer cells Cell biology and toxicology, 2009; 25(4): 309-20.
Henderson Kimberly, Stella Salvatore L, Kobylewski Sarah, Eckhert Curtis D   Receptor activated Ca(2+) release is inhibited by boric acid in prostate cancer cells PloS one, 2009; 4(6): e6009.
Barranco WT, Kim DH, Stella SL, Eckhert CD   Boric Acid inhibits stored Ca2+ release in DU-145 prostate cancer cells. Cell Bio Tox, 2008; .
Barranco WT, Hudak PF and Eckhert CD.   Evaluation of ecological and in vitro effects of boron on prostate cancer risk, Cancer Causes Control, 2007; In Press.
Barranco Wade T, Hudak Paul F, Eckhert Curtis D   Evaluation of ecological and in vitro effects of boron on prostate cancer risk (United States) Cancer causes & control : CCC, 2007; 18(1): 71-7.
Eckhert CD, Barranco WT, Kim DH.   Prostate cancer a model for understanding boron biology, Advances in Plant and Animal Boron Nutrition, 2007; .
Henderson K and Eckhert CD   The Effect of Boron on the UPR in Prostate Cancer Cells is Biphasic, FASEB J, In Press, 2007; .
Kim DH, Que Hee S, Norris A, Faull KF and Eckhert CD.   Boric acid inhibits ADP-ribosyl cyclase non-competitively, J. Chromatography A, 2006; 1115: 246-252.
Kim Danny H, Hee Shane Que, Norris Andrew J, Faull Kym F, Eckhert Curtis D   Boric acid inhibits adenosine diphosphate-ribosyl cyclase non-competitively Journal of chromatography. A, 2006; 1115(1-2): 246-52.
Barranco WT and Eckhert CD.   Cellular changes in boric acid-treated DU-145 prostate cancer cells. , Brit J. Cancer , 2006; 94: 884-890.
Eckhert, CD   Other Trace Elements, Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease. 10th ed, 2005; .
Kim Danny H, Faull Kym F, Norris Andrew J, Eckhert Curtis D   Borate-nucleotide complex formation depends on charge and phosphorylation state Journal of mass spectrometry : JMS, 2004; 39(7): 743-51.
Kim DH, Faull KF, Norris AJ, Eckhert CD   Borate-nucleotide complex formation depends on charge and phosphorylation state Journal of mass spectrometry : JMS. , 2004; 39(7): 743-51.
Barranco WT, Eckhert CD   Boric acid acts as a cADPR / RyR antagonist during inhibition of human prostate cancer cell proliferation, FASEB J, 2004; 18: .
Barranco WT, Eckhert CD   Boric acid inhibits human prostate cancer cell proliferation Cancer letters. , 2004; 216(1): 21-9.
Barranco Wade T, Eckhert Curtis D   Boric acid inhibits human prostate cancer cell proliferation Cancer letters, 2004; 216(1): 21-9.
Eckhert C   Concentration and variation of boron, selenium and elements associated with cancer risk in non-tumor human prostate tissue, FASEB J, 2004; 18: .
Kim DH, Faull KF, Eckhert CD   Determination of borate complex with cyclic ADP-ribose (cADPR) by electrospray ionization mass spectometry (ESI-MS), FASEB J, 2004; 18: .
Cui Y, Winton MI, Zhang ZF, Rainey C, Marshall J, De Kernion JB, Eckhert CD   Dietary boron intake and prostate cancer risk Oncology reports. , 2004; 11(4): 887-92.
Cui Yan, Winton Meiko I, Zhang Zuo-Feng, Rainey Charlene, Marshall James, De Kernion Jean B, Eckhert Curtis D   Dietary boron intake and prostate cancer risk Oncology reports, 2004; 11(4): 887-92.
Kim Danny H, Marbois Beth N, Faull Kym F, Eckhert Curtis D   Esterification of borate with NAD+ and NADH as studied by electrospray ionization mass spectrometry and 11B NMR spectroscopy Journal of mass spectrometry : JMS, 2003; 38(6): 632-40.
Henderson Kimberly A, Kobylewski Sarah E, Yamada Kristin E, Eckhert Curtis D   Boric acid induces cytoplasmic stress granule formation, eIF2α phosphorylation, and ATF4 in prostate DU-145 cells Biometals : an international journal on the role of metal ions in biology, biochemistry, and medicine, 2015; 28(1): 133-41.

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