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Dr. Margaret Wright
University of Illinois at Chicago, USA 
E-mail: mewright@uic.edu 
2003  Ph.D., (Epidemiology), Yale University, New Haven, CT
1996  B.A., (Molecular Biology and Biochemistry), Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
Publications (Selected)
  1. Jerome-Morais A, Diamond A, Wright ME. Dietary supplements and human health: for better or for worse? Mol Nutr Food Res, 2011; 55(1): 122-35.
  2. Wright ME, Groshong SD, Husgafvel-Pursiainen K, Genova E, Lucia MS, Wolff H, Virtamo J, Albanes D. Effects of β-carotene supplementation on molecular markers of lung carcinogenesis in male smokers. Cancer Prev Res (Phila Pa), 2010; 3(6): 745-752.
  3. Bertoia M, Albanes D, Mayne ST, Mannisto S, Virtamo J, Wright ME. No association between fruit, vegetables, antioxidant nutrients, and risk of renal cell carcinoma. Int J Cancer, 2010; 126: 1504-12.
  4. Carman S, Kamangar F, Freedman ND, Wright ME, Dawsey SM, Dixon LB, Subar A, Schatzkin A, Abnet A. Vitamin E intake and risk of esophageal and gastric cancers in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study, Int J Cancer, 2009; 125:165-70.
  5. Wright ME, Peters U, Gunter MJ, Moore SC, Lawson KA, Yeager M, Weinstein SJ, Snyder K, Virtamo J, Albanes D. Association of variants in two vitamin E transport genes with circulating vitamin E concentrations and prostate cancer risk. Cancer Res, 2009; 69(4):1429-1438.
  6. Mouw T, Koster A, Wright ME, Blank MM, Moore SC, Hollenbeck A, Schatzkin A. Education and risk of cancer in a large cohort of men and women in the United States. PLoS ONE, 2008; 3(11):e3639.
  7. Wright ME, Park Y, Subar AF, Freedman ND, Albanes D, Hollenbeck A, Leitzmann MF, Schatzkin A. Intakes of fruit, vegetables, and specific botanical groups in relation to lung cancer risk in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study. Am J Epidemiol, 2008; 168(9):1024-34.
  8. Wright ME and Gann, PH. Does active treatment improve survival in elderly men with localized prostate cancer? Nat Clin Pract Urol, 2007; 4(8):420-1.
  9. Wright ME, Weinstein SJ, Lawson KA, Albanes D, Subar AF, Dixon LB, Mouw T, Schatzkin A, Leitzmann MF. Supplemental and dietary vitamin E intakes and risk of prostate cancer in a large prospective study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 2007; 16(6):1128-35.
  10. Lawson KA, Wright ME, Subar AF, Mouw T, Schatzkin A, Leitzmann, MF. Multivitamin use and prostate cancer risk in the National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet and Health Study. J Natl Cancer Institute, 2007; 99:754-64.
  11. Calton BA, Chang SC, Wright ME, Kipnis V, Lawson K, Thompson FE, Subar AF, Mouw T, Campbell DS, Hurwitz P, Hollenbeck A, Schatzkin A, Leitzmann MF. History of diabetes mellitus and subsequent prostate cancer risk in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study. Cancer Causes Control, 2007; 18:493-503.
  12. Wright ME, Virtamo J, Hartman AM, Pietinen P, Edwards BK, Taylor PR, Huttunen J, Albanes D. Effects of α-tocopherol and β-carotene supplementation on upper aerodigestive tract cancers in a large, randomized controlled trial. Cancer, 2007; 109(5):891-8.
  13. Wright ME, Chang SC, Schatzkin A, Albanes D, Kipnis V, Mouw T, Hurwitz P, Hollenbeck A, Leitzmann MF. Prospective study of adiposity and weight change in relation to prostate cancer incidence and mortality. Cancer, 2007; 109(4):675-84.
  14. Sequoia JSP, Wright ME, Pietinen P, Taylor PR, Virtamo J, Albanes D. A prospective investigation of height and prostate cancer risk. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 2006; 15(11):2174-8.
  15. Wright ME, Lawson KA, Weinstein SJ, Pietinen P, Taylor PR, Virtamo J, Albanes D. Higher baseline serum vitamin E concentrations are associated with lower total and cause-specific mortality in the Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention Study. Am J Clin Nutr, 2006; 84(5):1200-7.
  16. Wright ME, Michaud DS, Pietinen P, Taylor PR, Virtamo J, Albanes D. Estimated urine pH and bladder cancer risk in a cohort of male smokers. Cancer Causes Control, 2005; 16(9):1117-23.
  17. Weinstein S, Wright ME, Pietinen P, King I, Tan C, Taylor PR, Virtamo J, Albanes D. Serum alpha-tocopherol and gamma-tocopherol in relation to prostate cancer risk in a prospective study. J Natl Cancer Inst, 2005; 97(5):396-9.
  18. Mayne ST, Wright ME, Cartmel B. Assessment of antioxidant nutrient intake and status for epidemiologic research. J Nutr, 2004; 134(11):3199S-200S.
  19. Michaud DS, Wright ME, Cantor KP, Taylor PR, Virtamo J, Albanes D. Arsenic concentrations in prediagnostic toenails and the risk of bladder cancer in a cohort study of men. Am J Epidemiol, 2004; 160(9):853-9.
  20. Wright ME, Mayne ST, Swanson CA, Sinha R, Alavanja MCR. Dietary carotenoids, vegetables, and lung cancer risk in women: the Missouri Women’s Health Study.Cancer Causes Control, 2003; 14(1):85-96.
  21. Katznelson L, Kleinberg D, Vance ML, Stravou S, Pulaski KJ, Schoenfeld DA, Hayden DL, Wright ME, Woodburn CJ, Klibanski A. Hypogonadism in patients with acromegaly: data from the multi-centre acromegaly registry pilot study. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf), 2001; 54(2): 183-8.
  22. Castillo G, Brun R, Rosenfield J, Hauser S, Park CW, Troy AE, Wright ME, Spiegelman BM. An adipoegenic cofactor bound by the differentiation-domain of peroxisome proliferator activated receptor γ. EMBO J, 1999; 18(13):3676-87.
  23. Puigserver P, Wu Z, Park CW, Graves R, Wright M, Spiegelman BM. A cold-inducible coactivator of nuclear receptors linked to adaptive thermogenesis. Cell, 1998; 92(6):829-39.
  24. Kim JB, Wright H, Wright M, Spiegelman BM. ADD1/SREBP1 activates PPARγ through the production of endogenous ligand. Proc Nat Acad Sci, 1998; 95(8):4333-7.
  25. Kim JB, Sarraf P, Wright M, Yao KM, Mueller E, Solanes G, Lowell BB, Spiegelman BM. Nutritional and insulin regulation of fatty acid synthetase and leptin gene expression through ADD1/SREBP1. J Clin Invest, 1998; 10(1):1-9.
  26. Li N, Rahil J, Wright ME, Pratt RF. Structure-activity studies of the inhibition of serine beta-lactamases by phosphonate monoesters. Bioorg Med Chem, 1997; 5(9):1783-8.