Medical Expert - Thomas B. Clarkson, DVM

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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.


diet and heart disease, soy, women's health, ahteroslerosis, coronary heart disease, postmenopausal hormone replacement therapies, cardiovascular


New Hormone Therapy Shows Promise for Menopausal Symptoms in Animal Model

Investigators at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have concluded research on a new postmenopausal hormone therapy that shows promise as an effective treatment for menopausal symptoms and the prevention of osteoporosis without increasing the risk for heart disease or breast cancer.


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