American Egg Board/Egg Nutrition Center Research Projects

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Wanda H. Howell, Ph.D., R.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Nutritional Sciences
University of Arizona
Tucson AZ
Maintenance of a Comprehensive Database of Studies Evaluating the Effects of Dietary Cholesterol on Plasma Lipids Using a Meta-Analytic Approach.
Maria Luz Fernandez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Nutritional Sciences
University of Connecticut
Storrs CN
Beneficial Effects of Eggs on Plasma Lipoprotein Metabolism. Differences between Caucasian and Latino Women.
Robert H. Knopp, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Northwest Lipid Research Clinic
University of Washington
Seattle WA
Effects of an Identified Gene Polymorphism on the LDL Response to Egg Consumption.
Samir S. Deeb, Ph.D.
Department of Genetics
University of Washington
Seattle WA
Genetic Variation Associated with Lipid Profiles and Insulin Resistance.
Rampratap S. Kushwaha, Ph.D.
Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research
San Antonio TX
Role of Genetic Polymorphism in Diet-Induced Dyslipidemia and Atherosclerosis
David L. Katz, M.D., M.P.H.
Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center 
Yale University School of Medicine
Derby CT
Randomized, Crossover Study of Endothelial Function Responses to Acute and Sustained Egg Consumption in Healthy Subjects

Andrew J. Brown, Ph.D.
The Heart Research Institute

Camperdown, NSW Australia

Disposal in Humans of Oxidized Cholesterol Found in Egg Products. 
Elizabeth J. Johnson, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research
Center on Aging at Tufts University
Boston MA

Carotenoid Response to a Chronic, Oral Dose of Lutein in Human Serum and Triglyceride-rich Lipoproteins.
Garry J. Handelman, Ph.D.
Department of Health & Clinical Sciences

University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Lowell MA 

Dietary Egg Supplementation in the Elderly: Effects on Macular Pigment Levels.

For additional information regarding the American Egg Board/Egg Nutrition Center Research Grants Program, and for information on policies and procedures related to the program, please contact:

Donald J. McNamara, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Egg Nutrition Center
1050 17th St. NW, Suite 560
Washington, DC 20036
202-833-8850 – FAX 202-463-0102 – [email protected]

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