Prior Funded

  • Jun Panee

    Jun Panee, PhD

    Associate Researcher


    Research:  Investigate the mechanism and evaluate translational application of natural products in the prevention and treatment of obesity-associated diseases and breast cancer. Teaching:  Ethics in Biomedical Research


    2011:  Promotion to Associate Researcher

    Selected Publications: 

    Higa JK, Liu W, Berry MJ, Panee J. Supplement of bamboo extract lowers serum monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 concentration in mice fed a high fat diet. British Journal of Nutrition. 2011 Jun 7:1-4. [Epub ahead of print]
    Higa JK, Panee J. Bamboo Extract Reduces Interleukin 6 (IL-6) Overproduction under Lipotoxic Conditions through Inhibiting the Activation of NFkappaB and AP-1 Pathways. Cytokine. 55, 18-23, 2011.
    Koide CLK, Collier AC, Berry MJ, Panee J. The Effect of Bamboo Extract on Hepatic Biotransforming Enzymes-Findings from an Obese-Diabetic Mouse Model. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 133, 37-45, 2011.
    Lin Y, Collier AC, Liu W, Berry MJ, Panee J. The inhibitory effect of bamboo extract on 7,12-Dimethylbenz[a]anthracene (DMBA) –induced breast cancer. Phytotherapy Research. 22, 1440-1522, 2008.
    Panee J, Liu W, Lin Y, Berry MJ. A novel function of bamboo extract in protecting C2C12 cells from palmitic acid - induced lipotoxicity. Phytotherapy Research. 22, 675-680, 2008.
    Panee J, Liu W, Nakamura K, Berry MJ. The responses of HT22 cells to the blockade of mitochondrial complexes and potential protective effect of selenium supplementation. International Journal of Biological Sciences. 3, 335-341, 2007
    PubMed Publications Listing:  Panee J