Biochemistry Department

Helen L. Henry


Dr. Helen Henry

Helen L. Henry
Professor of Biochemistry, Emeritae

Molecular Endocrinology

Henry Research Group

PubMed Citations

Awards and Honors
  • Public Health Service Career Development Award 1978-1983
  • American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Fuller Albright Award, 1984 
  • NIH General Medicine B Study Section
  • Council, Amer. Society Bone & Mineral Research
  • Editorial Boards of Endocrinology and American Journal of Physiology
Selected Publications
  • Bula, C.M., Huhtakangas, J., Olivera, C., Bishop, J.E., Norman , A.W., and Henry, H.L.  Presence of a truncated form of the VDR in a strain of VDR-KO mice, in press, 2005
  • Henry, H.L. The 25-Hydroxyvitamin D 3 -1a-Hydroxylase in Vitamin D (ed. D., Feldman, F. H. Glorieux, J. W. Pike) P69-83, Academic Press (2005)
  • Norman, A.W., Okamura, W.H., Bishop, J.E., and Henry, H.L. Update on biological actions of 1a,25(OH) 2 -vitamin D 3 (rapid effects) and 24R,25(OH) 2 -vitamin D 3. Mol. Cell Endocinol. 197:1-13 (2002).
  • Henry, H.L. The 25(OH)D 3 /1a,25(OH) 2 D 3 -24R-hydroxylase: a catabolic or biosynthetic enzyme?  Steroids 66: 391-398 (2001).
  • Rowland-Goldsmith, M. A., Holmquist, B., and Henry, H.L. Genomic cloning, structure, and regulatory elements of the 1a-25(OH) 2 D 3 down-regulated gene for the cyclic AMP-dependent protein kinase inhibitor. Biochim. Biophys., Acta 1446: 414-418 (1999)
  • Marchetto, G.S. and Henry, H.L. Tissue-specific expression and regulation by 1,25(OH) 2 D 3 of chick kidney protein kinase inhibitor mRNA. Endocrine 6:5-10 (1997).
  • Xu, J. and Henry, H.L. Tissue-specific regulation by vitamin D 3 of a novel protein containing ankyrin-like repeats. Mol. Cell Endocr. 126:101-107 (1997).
  • Blanchard, R.K. and Henry, H. L. Chick kidney ferredoxin: Complementary DNA cloning and vitamin D effects on mRNA levels. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 114:337-344 (1996).
  • Chou, S.Y., Hannah, S.S., Lowe, K.E., Norman, A.W. and Henry, H.L. Tissue-specific regulation by vitamin D status of nuclear and mitochondrial gene expression in kidney and intestine. Endocrinology 136:5520-5526 (1995).
  • Marchetto, G.M. and Henry, H.L. Cloning and sequencing of the cDNA encoding the avian kidney cAMPdependent protein kinase inhibitor. Gene 158:303-304 (1995).

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