Sampath Parthasarathy

University of Central FloridaUnited States of America

Dr. Parthasarathy is an internationally recognized scientist for his work in the area of atherosclerosis. As one of the originators of the oxidative hypothesis of atherosclerosis, he is credited with the co-discovery of oxidized low-density lipoprotein (ox-LDL) and has published extensively on oxidative stress in chronic diseases including atherosclerosis and endometriosis. He has published over full-length 225 publications and has authored a book on modified lipoproteins. He holds several patent rights and has been continuously funded by NIH for over 20 years. He is one of the highly cited authors and has trained over 200 scientists from around the world. He has held endowed positions in many universities and currently holds the Florida Hospital endowed chair in cardiovascular sciences at the University of Central Florida.

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This monograph will bring out the state-of-the-art advances in the dynamics of cholesterol transport and will address several important issues that pertain to oxidative stress and inflammation. The book is divided into three major sections. The book will offer insights into the roles of specific cytokines, inflammation, and oxidative stress in atherosclerosis and is intended for new researchers who are curious about atherosclerosis as well as for established senior researchers and clinicians who would be interested in novel findings that may link various aspects of the disease.

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