Thomas B. Clarkson, DVM
Professor of Comparative Medicine
Clarkson is one of the nation's foremost investigators in the effects of nutrition on cardiovascular disease and internationally known for use of animal models to better understand human atherosclerosis. His research involves coronary heart disease in females, alternative postmenopausal hormone replacement therapies, cardiovascular effects of dietary soy, nutrition and heart disease - causation and prevention, animal studies on hormones and the breast. He is a past chairman of the Council on Arteriosclerosis of the American Heart Association and past president of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine.
Keywordsdiet and heart disease, soy, women's health, ahteroslerosis, coronary heart disease, postmenopausal hormone replacement therapies, cardiovascular