This Nutrition Masters Course provides an overview of the cardioprotective functions of HDL and how HDL particles can become dysfunctional and turn atherogenic. This is followed by how HDL function can be measured in practice and how HDL function can be improved via diet, lifestyle, and targeted bioactives.
Lewis Chang, PhD is Scientific Editorial Manager of R&D at Metagenics. Dr. Chang received his PhD in Nutritional Sciences at University of Washington, along with his MS in Nutrition and Public Health from Teachers College, Columbia University and BS in Pharmacy from National Taiwan University. Prior to joining Metagenics, he conducted dissertation research and completed a research assistantship and postdoctoral fellowship at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA. Dr. Chang has authored or coauthored and managed the publication of over 30 peer-reviewed journal articles and numerous scientific abstracts and posters. He has quite a green thumb; enjoys opera, theater, and jazz; and loves cooking, collecting art, and learning to play gypsy jazz guitar.