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Marion W. Anders, D.V.M., Ph.D.

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Faculty Appointments



DVM | Iowa State University
Veterinary Medicine

PhD | Univ Minnesota


2003 - 2003
Merit Award, Society of Toxicology

2002 - 2002
Symposium on "Bioactivation of Foreign Compounds Challenges for the Future." Held in honor of Professor Drag Anders. Hosted by the Center for Molecular Toxicology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

1999 - 1999
Bernard B. Brodie Award in Drug Metabolism, American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics

1986 - 1996
MERIT Awardee, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

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Patent Title: Mitochondria-Targeted Antioxidant Prodrugs and Methods of Use
Patent #: 8,470,861
Issue Date: Jun 25, 2013
Country: United States
Invented By: Marion W Anders, Paul S Brookes, Leif Olson, Richard L Parton, James L Robotham, Shey-Shing Sheu, Jalai Shojaie

Patent Title: Compounds for Delivering Amino Acids or Peptides with Antioxidant Activity into Mitochhondria and Use Thereof
Patent #: 7,585,846
Issue Date: Sep 08, 2009
Country: United States
Invented By: Marion W Anders, Virendra K Sharma, Shey-Shing Sheu, Lin Xu


Journal Articles

Anders MW. "Exploiting endobiotic metabolic pathways to target xenobiotic antioxidants to mitochondria." Mitochondrion.. 2013 Sep 0; 13(5):454-63. Epub 2012 Nov 01.

Anders MW. "Putting bioactivation reactions to work: Targeting antioxidants to mitochondria." Chemico-biological interactions.. 2011 Jun 30; 192(1-2):8-13. Epub 2010 Nov 18.

Board PG, Anders MW. "Glutathione transferase zeta: discovery, polymorphic variants, catalysis, inactivation, and properties of Gstz1-/- mice." Drug metabolism reviews.. 2011 May 0; 43(2):215-25. Epub 2011 Feb 08.

Books & Chapters

Book Title: Conjugation-Dependent Carcinogenicity and Toxicity of Foreign Compounds
Author List: Anders, M. W., and Dekant, W., Eds.
Published By: Academic Press 1994 in San Diego

Book Title: Renal Disposition and Nephrotoxicity of Xenobiotics
Author List: Anders, M. W., Dekant, W., Henschler, D., Oberleithner, H., and Silbernagl, S., Eds.
Published By: Academic Press 1993 in San Diego

Chapter Title: Bioactivation mechanisms and hepatocellular damage.
Book Title: The Liver: Biology and Pathobiology
Author List: Anders, M. W.
Edited By: Arias, I. M., Jakoby, W. B., Popper, H., Schachter, D., and Shafritz, D. A., Eds
Published By: Raven Press 1988 in New York