Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX, B.S., 1968, Chemistry and Biology
Texas Women's University, Denton, TX, Ph.D., 1972, Radiation Chemistry
Woods Hole, Post-Graduate Training, 1987, Summer Physiology courses; 1999, Microscopy course

Honors & Awards

  • 1965
    National Science Foundation Summer Research Fellow (Undergraduate)
  • 1968-1971
    National Science Foundation Fellowship (Graduate)
  • 1971-1972
    American Association of University Women's Fellowship
  • 1984
    Presidential Award for Federal Employee for Western Region
  • 1995
    Woman of the Year Marin county
  • 1995
    Named International Zontian, 1995

Selected Publications

  1. Bodden J, Sun D, Joseph GB, Huang LW, Andreadis C, Hughes-Fulford M, Lang TF, Link TM Identification of non-Hodgkin lymphoma patients at risk for treatment-related vertebral density loss and fractures.  View on PubMed
  2. Richard Boyle, Millie Hughes-Fulford Space Biology (Cells to Amphibians).  View on PubMed
  3. Grenon SM, Owens CD, Nosova EV, Hughes-Fulford M, Alley HF, Chong K, Perez S, Yen PK, Boscardin J, Hellmann J, Spite M, Conte MS Short-Term, High-Dose Fish Oil Supplementation Increases the Production of Omega-3 Fatty Acid-Derived Mediators in Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease (the OMEGA-PAD I Trial).  View on PubMed
  4. Hughes-Fulford M, Chang TT, Martinez EM, Li CF Spaceflight alters expression of microRNA during T-cell activation.  View on PubMed
  5. Chang TT, Spurlock SM, Candelario TL, Grenon SM, Hughes-Fulford M Spaceflight impairs antigen-specific tolerance induction in vivo and increases inflammatory cytokines.  View on PubMed
  6. Martinez EM, Yoshida MC, Candelario TL, Hughes-Fulford M Spaceflight and simulated microgravity cause a significant reduction of key gene expression in early T-cell activation.  View on PubMed
  7. Chang TT, Hughes-Fulford M Molecular mechanisms underlying the enhanced functions of three-dimensional hepatocyte aggregates.  View on PubMed
  8. Grenon SM, Owens CD, Alley H, Chong K, Yen PK, Harris W, Hughes-Fulford M, Conte MS n-3 Polyunsaturated fatty acids supplementation in peripheral artery disease: the OMEGA-PAD trial.  View on PubMed
  9. Marlene Grenon, Christopher D. Owens, Hugh Alley, Karen Chong, Eric Vittinghoff, William Harris, Millie Hughes-Fulford, Joseph Rapp, Michael Conte The Association Between Erythrocyte n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (n-3 PUFAs) Content and Inflammation in Male Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD).  View on PubMed
  10. S. Grenon, M. Jeanne, M.S. Conte, M. Hughes-Fulford Effects of Mechanical Gravitational Unloading on Vascular Endothelial Cells Function.  View on PubMed
  11. Grenon SM, Jeanne M, Aguado-Zuniga J, Conte MS, Hughes-Fulford M Effects of gravitational mechanical unloading in endothelial cells: association between caveolins, inflammation and adhesion molecules.  View on PubMed
  12. Grenon SM, Saary J, Gray G, Vanderploeg JM, Hughes-Fulford M Can I take a space flight? Considerations for doctors.  View on PubMed
  13. Chang TT, Walther I, Li CF, Boonyaratanakornkit J, Galleri G, Meloni MA, Pippia P, Cogoli A, Hughes-Fulford M The Rel/NF-?B pathway and transcription of immediate early genes in T cell activation are inhibited by microgravity.  View on PubMed
  14. Marlene Grenon, Jesus Aguado-Zunega, Michael S. Conte, Millie Hughes-Fulford PS204. Mechanical (or “Gravitational”) Unloading Reduces Inflammatory and Cell Adhesion Molecule Gene Expression in Human Endothelial Cells.  View on PubMed
  15. Grenon SM, Aguado-Zuniga J, Hatton JP, Owens CD, Conte MS, Hughes-Fulford M Effects of fatty acids on endothelial cells: inflammation and monocyte adhesion.  View on PubMed
  16. Grenon SM, Hughes-Fulford M, Rapp J, Conte MS Polyunsaturated fatty acids and peripheral artery disease.  View on PubMed
  17. S.M. Grenon, J. Aguado-Zuniga, M.S. Conte, M. Hughes-Fulford The Effects of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids on Monocyte-Endothelial Cell Interactions.  View on PubMed
  18. Magbanua MJ, Roy R, Sosa EV, Weinberg V, Federman S, Mattie MD, Hughes-Fulford M, Simko J, Shinohara K, Haqq CM, Carroll PR, Chan JM Gene expression and biological pathways in tissue of men with prostate cancer in a randomized clinical trial of lycopene and fish oil supplementation.  View on PubMed
  19. Hughes-Fulford M To infinity ... and beyond! Human spaceflight and life science.  View on PubMed
  20. Hughes-Fulford M, Li CF The role of FGF-2 and BMP-2 in regulation of gene induction, cell proliferation and mineralization.  View on PubMed

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