This European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS) e-learning tutorial has been developed by an international group of basis scientists and clinical investigators with expertise in cholesterol metabolism, plant sterol and plant stanol biology, and cardiovascular disease.
Alberico L. Catapano is Full Professor of Pharmacology at the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Milano in the Department of Pharmacological Sciences. He is also Director of the Center for the Study of Atherosclerosis in Milan, Italy. (more info...)
John Chapman is Research Professor at the University of Pierre and Marie Curie, and Director Emeritus of the National Institute for Health and Medical Research (INSERM) at the Pitié-Salpétriére University Hospital in Paris, France.
Guy De Backer is Emeritus-Professor of Medicine, Ghent University, Belgium. He has participated as Principal Investigator in numerous epidemiological studies at the national and international level including INTERSALT and MONICA. (more info...)
Gabriele Riccardi is full professor of Metabolic Diseases and Chairman of the Master Course on Human Nutrition at the Federico II University in Naples. He is also Director of the Unit for Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases at the University Hospital. (more info...)
Helena Gylling is Professor Emerita of Clinical Nutrition and Senior Lecturer in Internal Medicine at the University of Helsinki. Prof Gylling's research interests include cholesterol and plant sterol metabolism in health and disease. (more info...)
Winfried März is a professor at the Clinical Institute of Medical and Chemical Laboratory Diagnostics at the Medical University of Graz, Österreich and associated scientists and the Mannheim Institute of Public Health. He is also director of the Academy for Synlab doctor 'training based in Mannheim synlab Services GmbH, Augsburg.
Luis Masana was Professor of Medicine and Head of the Internal Medicine Department and Lipid and Cardiovascular Risk Unit at the University Hospital Sant Joan from 1992 to 2006. (more info...)